Daily Archives: 07/07/2017

Awards aplenty at IHBC‘s Manchester School 2017: Gus Astley Student Awards and Marsh

The Annual Dinner of the IHBC’s 2017 School in Manchester’s MOSI concluded with the presentations of awards, prizes and certificates to a range of winners across the IHBC’s renowned Gus Astley Student Award as well as the second year of … Continue reading

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IHBC Gus Astley Student Award 2017 closes 31 July – winners at Belfast School 2018

The IHBC’s 2017 Gus Astley Student Award will soon close to entries, so if you have presented coursework on a taught course that you think merits wider recognition by us, be sure to submit it by 31 July, while awardees … Continue reading

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Councils urged to apply for HAZ status to access funding to restore historic buildings

Councils and other local groups are being invited to apply for Historic England’s new round of Heritage Action Zone status – which, as LocalGov news service highlights, ‘could mean funds and expert help in restoring historic buildings and sites.’

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CAMRA Pub Design Awards 2017: Nominations open for ‘refurbishment and conservation of existing pubs, and new ones too

Entries are now being sought for the 2017 National Pub Design Awards, which is run by CAMRA in association with Historic England, recognising high standards of architecture in the refurbishment and conservation of existing pubs, and the construction of new … Continue reading

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CITB retains Skills Test in new SVQs following industry backing

Following a widespread consultation with employers and educators across Scotland, the CITB has readied nine, new, craft Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQ) for the new intake of Apprentices in August.

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Election message from BESA is ‘grow your own skills’ via vocational training

BESA states why it’s more important than ever to nurture the workforce of tomorrow, why vocational training is crucial to tackling the UK’s poor productivity, and that the introduction of T Levels – which ‘fit neatly with the government’s ongoing … Continue reading

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Campaigners crowd fund in bid to go to Court of Appeal over QPR training site on Metropolitan Open Land (MOL)

Campaigners are seeking to raise £25,000 through crowdfunding in a bid to go to the Court of Appeal over the proposed siting of a Championship football club’s training facilities on Metropolitan Open Land (MOL).

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Heritage’s ‘people dimension’: Tenant of threatened historic Norwich bridge house calls for protection

The longstanding tenant of an historic bridge house in Norwich has called for it to be protected after the council revealed it could be demolished.

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