Daily Archives: 01/09/2017

IHBC and Heritage Project Management at Bishop Auckland, 18 & 19 October: Pre-event online CPD update

IHBC’s flagship Heritage Project Management (PM) case study event – locally focussed, for a national audience – offers delegates from across the UK practical insights into Heritage PM and the working of heritage-led regeneration projects, all supported by substantial online … Continue reading

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IHBC 2016 School update: Edinburgh councillors unanimously reject Royal High School hotel plans

Delegates from the IHBC’s 2016 School in Worcester will remember the lively debate around Edinburgh’s heritage and commercial and hotel development, led by BEFS Director Euan Leitch and architect James Simpson, and may be especially interested to hear that even … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick of the week: HE seeks a ‘Historic Area Assessment’ of Sunderland’s High Streets, closing 5 September

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members a weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ that brings business opportunities together into one handy resource, while the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog … Continue reading

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JPICH Heritage in Changing Environments pre-call announcement: 4.5 million Euros for transnational proposals 

The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change has announced a new funding opportunity of 4.5 million Euros for ‘transnational proposals’ with areas covered including ‘changing political and cultural environments’ and ‘environmental deterioration’.

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Scottish Government Climate Change Bill – Consultation Paper

This paper from the Scottish Government (SG) contains proposals for a new Climate Change Bill, to amend only those parts of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 that relate to emission reduction targets and associated reporting duties with a public … Continue reading

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BD: Carbuncle Cup shortlists six contenders for worst building of 2017

Six buildings have been shortlisted for architecture’s least illustrious prize, courtesy BD (Building Design) – the Carbuncle Cup for the UK’s worst new building from the last year.

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Public phone boxes: nearing end of line

About 20,000 little-used red phone booths to be axed as mobiles reduce their relevance.

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A new home may need to last 2,000 years say LGA 

The Local Government Association (LGA) warns that the average new home in England will have to last 2,000 years if the sluggish rate of house building and replacement continues.

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The Welsh Streets: a transforming moment as first restored houses opened

Prolonged battles by SAVE and partners to prevent the needless and wasteful destruction of tens of thousands of decent terraced houses in the north of England has received triumphant vindication with the opening in August 2017 of the first restored … Continue reading

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BBC links ‘heritage’ and ‘home’: ‘The landmarks that mean you’re nearly home’

The BBC has recently run a feature on the softer benefits of heritage: ‘..the sights that mean the journey’s end is near and the comforts of home await, from towers to trees and works of art, favoured roadside landmarks that … Continue reading

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Workmen accidentally start roof fire at Edinburgh Cat A/WHS hotel

Workmen are believed to have caused a major fire scare after setting alight the roof of a luxury Category A listed hotel, the Nira Caledonia on Gloucester Place in Edinburgh’s New Town and World Heritage Site. image Fiona Newton, IHBC

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