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- IHBC update on MATE’s – Membership Application Training Events: Let Kate know if your Branch, network or business needs a MATE! 21/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes HE’s ‘Conservation Principles’ update consultation: Closing 2 February 2018 21/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes update of Scotland’s environment website 21/11/2017
- Icon launches next five-year strategy: 2017-21 21/11/2017
- £1Million restoration boost from Europe for Rothesay Pavilion 21/11/2017
- London’s landmark Admiralty Arch to become luxury Waldorf Astoria hotel 21/11/2017
- Radical plans unveiled to pedestrianise Oxford Street 21/11/2017
- ICOMOS shares Guidance Document on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties 21/11/2017
- Public sector risks in an era of austerity, from Zurich Municipal: ‘The danger is if councils lose their moral purpose.’ 21/11/2017
- Titanic Quarter developer in talks to join consortium behind £450m Ayrshire leisure and tourism complex at Loudoun Castle 21/11/2017
- New arrangements for National Amenity Society statutory consultations in England: IHBC’s ToolBox Guidance Note now out 17/11/2017
- IHBC Scotland Branch AGM follows SCT’s IHBC-supported Conference on ‘Conservation Areas’: 27 November, Glasgow 17/11/2017
- IHBC members: Can you help? ‘Bats in Churches’ survey closes 30 Nov 17/11/2017
- IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£3.8M+ costed work: HE seeks research on ‘the Roman London Riverside Wall’, up to £9000, closing 30/11 17/11/2017
- IHBC Rural Panel offers CPD boost on ‘Vulnerability Brown’: The Gardens Trust on Capability Brown landscapes at risk 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes VAG bursaries for winter conference, closing 4 December: Theme ‘Vernacular survival’, 6-7 Jan, Leicester 17/11/2017
- Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Special Notice: Hon Secretary Neil Baxter stands down 17/11/2017
- A piece of Leeds heritage – Temple Mill in Holbeck – for (from) £1? 17/11/2017
- Irresponsible development razes GII Tudno Castle Hotel, Llandudno 17/11/2017
- Derry/Londonderry historic core voted RTPI NI’s ‘Best Place’ 17/11/2017
- Pressure mounts on Plymouth council to sort crumbling Palace Theatre 17/11/2017
- Nuclear shelter vent turned into R2D2 from Star Wars 17/11/2017
- IHBC welcomes DD Architects to our HESPR register: ‘Companies large and small gain from special HESPR’s service support and benefits’ 15/11/2017
- IHBC CPD boost on ‘IPR’ from Design council: What is Intellectual Property? – An expert’s introduction 15/11/2017
- Liverpool takes back £7m parks deal from private firm 15/11/2017
Monthly Archives: June 2017
The IHBC has welcomed the CIOB’s new President, Rebecca Thompson, currently an IHBC Affiliate member in the Yorkshire (YO) Branch, who took up her appointment as 114th President of the CIOB on 19 June.
Places are still available on the IHBC South Branch CPD seminar ‘The Only Way is Ethics! Walking the line: Conservation Principles, Policy and Practice…’ with speakers including Dr Charles Mynors, Richard Oxley and David Brock, on Friday 14 July in Oxford.
IHBC Conservation Areas 50th Anniversary update No 1- IHBC/CV/HE joint research review update on ‘perceptions’
Historic England, working with Civic Voice (CV) and the IHBC, has released results of two parallel surveys of IHBC and CV members’ perceptions of conservation areas in their 50th anniversary year.
IHBC CA 50th anniversary update No. 2: C20 Society needs your help to identify England’s 20th century Conservation Areas
To mark the 50th anniversary of conservation areas (CAs), the Twentieth Century Society has been awarded a grant by Historic England to research twentieth-century conservation areas and prospective designations, while IHBC President David McDonald is helping on the programme and … Continue reading
London Branch will host another free event to help practitioners applying for conservation accreditation by the IHBC on Wednesday 13 September, from 6.00 – 8.00 pm in London: early booking is essential.
The New Yorker has posted a very neat split-screen tour of the same streets in New York City, letting you see the Big Apple in the in the 1930s and today.
England’s historic sites were hotbeds of invention and creativity that shaped both our nation and the world beyond and Historic England (HE) invites nominations from the public.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has issued guidance on the issues local areas should consider where they are contemplating introducing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).
Grade II*-listed Saltdean Lido, which was in a dilapidated state and in danger of being partially demolished, has reopened following a seven-year restoration project and £3m of community funding through efforts of a local group who secured a lease from … Continue reading
IHBC makes history again: New joint conservation practice statement – ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ launched at 2017 School and AGM
The IHBC has launched our joint ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ at the 2017 Day School and AGM in Manchester, which offers a new, accessible statement on practice principles for specialists working in built and historic environment conservation roles.
The IHBC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting saw the election of two new trustees to national posts in the institute – Jill Kerry (0472MEM NI) as IHBC Treasurer, and Andrew Shepherd, as IHBC Education Secretary, (1532MEM YO) – and new Branch … Continue reading
Andrew McClelland, chair of the IHBC’s Northern Ireland (NI) Branch, announced the theme and details for the 2018 Annual School at the close of the 2017 Day School in Manchester, introducing the school under the title: ‘Our shared Heritage: communication … Continue reading
HESPR’s top pick of the week: Consultant to evaluate impact of Historic England’s work, valued £30-40k, closing 10 July
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading
IHBC CPD boost: Reflections on the Power of Place – Locality-led partnering on place-based working in Sheffield
Over 100 people from different walks of life gathered around a dance floor in Sheffield City Hall recently – not to learn ballroom steps, but instead to learn how to be partners in place-based working, in a joint event with … Continue reading
HE reopens applications for Heritage Action Zones (HAZ)- improve economic growth and quality of life in your local places
Historic England (HE) has reopened applications for Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) status and support, offering opportunities to improve economic growth and quality of life in cities by breathing new life into old places.
Scotland’s ‘What’s Your Heritage?’ campaign results out as Scots share thoughts on what heritage means to them
A report on what heritage means to Scots has been published by Historic Environment Scotland (HES), revealing which of Scotland’s places, buildings and monuments might be recognised and celebrated.
Rural network Wales Sustainable Management scheme third application window is opening on 10 July, and will provide financial support for land management and collaboration activities.
More than 30 of Northern Ireland’s most impressive and community-beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at the RICS Awards 2017, Northern Ireland with North Belfast’s Girdwood Community Hub claiming the overall ‘Project of the Year’ award.
RIBA Publishing has released ‘The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking’, a primer described as ‘invaluable for planners, councillors, highway engineers and anyone involved in planning, creating or changing places’, that includes a contribution from IHBC President David McDonald on … Continue reading
Reduced rates are on offer to IHBC members from RTPI North East (NE) for its ‘Heritage Matters: from Policy to Practice‘ seminar in Newcastle on 5 July 2017, at which IHBC North Branch Chair Jules Brown will speak on ‘Conservation … Continue reading
IHBC opportunities spotlight: Innovate UK seeks applications for £5m for innovation in ‘infrastructure systems for a better world’
Innovate UK will invest up to £5m in projects – including Knowledge Transfer Partnership in infrastructure systems – that stimulate innovation in infrastructure systems that provide critical services for the economy, environment and society and create growth for UK businesses, … Continue reading
Property developers are finding it ‘significantly more difficult’ to get new houses built in areas controlled by Conservative politicians, new research reveals.
Nominations have opened for the third Scottish Heritage Angels Awards in a bid to find those groups and individuals – or ‘Angels’ – who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation’s historic environment.
Lichfields has published its most recent insight ‘Rural estates: economic benefits of rural tourism’, with key findings underpinning the case that ‘Planning is key to unlock the value in rural estates’.
On 17 May the National Trust (NT) was awarded a one-off Special Recognition Award at the prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence.