Daily Archives: 11/08/2017

IHBC welcomes Peter Aiers (IHBC) as new Chief Executive at The Churches Conservation Trust

The IHBC has welcomed the announcement from Peter Ainsworth, Chairman of The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT), that IHBC member Peter Aiers will be the new Chief Executive of the Trust.

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New Context out: Issue 150 on ‘Conservation and Urbanism’ –from conservative surgery to car parking and Yangon & more

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context, (No 150) is now out, themed around Conservation and Urbanism.

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IHBC thanked by Stamford Civic Society for supporting exhibition marking anniversary of the first Conservation Area

As part of the Stamford 50 local celebrations Stamford Civic Society is holding an exhibition at Stamford Arts Centre, 20 – 28 September, looking at why conservation is still important today, while acknowledging the IHBC’s funding support for the event … Continue reading

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HESPR’s top pick of the week: NHMF seeks evaluation of projects funded closing 26 August, valued £30,000

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, while the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this … Continue reading

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Lords Select Committee on ‘citizenship and civic engagement’ launches Call for Evidence: Deadline 7/8 September

The House of Lords has set up a Select Committee on civic engagement, with Lord Hodgson as chair, to explore the issues of citizenship and civic engagement in the 21st century, to report by 31 March 2018 and with a … Continue reading

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New Listings Announced to Celebrate 70 Years of Protecting England’s Historic Buildings

Five fascinating places, including a London cabbie’s shelter, a First World War wireless station and a ‘hobbit house’ in Yorkshire, have been listed to mark 70 years of protecting England’s extraordinary historic buildings.

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Trudi Elliott to stand down as RTPI chief executive

The Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) chief executive Trudi Elliott has announced that she is to step down from the post.

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Keep it London – Putting Heritage at the Heart of London’s Future

A new Historic England (HE) report says heritage should be at the core of planning and recognised as vital for future growth.

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Wales’ Local Government Secretary announces major shake up of council elections and details of new Local Government Bill

Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Local Government, Mark Drakeford, announces details of new Local Government Bill with regional planning changes.

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Scottish Civic Trust 50th Anniversary celebration: Nominations sought for 50 favourite doors!

To celebrate its 50th anniversary the Scottish Civic Trust is seeking nominations for the 50 favourite Scottish doors, in a project partnership with Aberdeen Asset Management and part of the Doors Open Days 2017, supported by Historic Environment Scotland.

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