Daily Archives: 06/10/2017

IHBC’s Course Connection Day 2017: Free support & networking for conservation-curious student reps, Brum, 23 Nov – Ask Carla ASAP!

The IHBC’s celebrated ‘Course Connection Day’ takes a new twist in 2017 as students on any UK specialist course can apply to join the IHBC for a free, expenses-paid introductory day of conservation and career support, with limited places allocated … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC seeks ‘Consultant Policy Advisor’ – Closes 23 October

Still time to apply for the role of Consultant Policy advisor and:

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IHBC supports CV’s online survey call to ‘Tell the APPG for Civic Societies how conservation cuts are impacting your area’

The IHBC is encouraging anyone with an interest in England’s heritage to support the call by Civic Voice (CV) to ‘Tell the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Civic Societies how conservation cuts are impacting your local area’ by completing … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s weekly top picks from £174,000+ of costed work: Survey services for Museum of London

The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers HESPR members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth more than £174,000 this time, while the IHBC Director’s top pick for … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Heritage Awareness Day: 6 Oct

Friday 6 October is Scotland’s first ever Heritage Awareness Day, celebrating History, Heritage and Archaeology in the themed year 2017.

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Liverpool faces up to world heritage removal threat with taskforce

The mayor of Liverpool has created a taskforce to work to ‘reset’ its relationship with UNESCO after the body threatened to remove the city’s world heritage status.

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Only living architect to have all UK schemes listed wins RIBA Gold Medal

Neave Brown has been named the winner of the RIBA’s 2018 Royal Gold Medal, the only living architect to have had all his UK schemes listed, and perhaps best known for his visionary 1970s Alexandra Road estate near Swiss Cottage … Continue reading

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Churches in Wales update: Survey identifies issues for future

The Supporting Places of Worship in Wales Survey 2017, organised by the National Churches Trust on behalf of the Welsh Places of Worship Forum, highlights some of the problems being faced by many Welsh churches and chapels. image NCT website

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Help WMF Britain and bid on exclusive heritage experiences and more in online auction 11 Oct

On Wednesday 11 October World Monuments Fund Britain is holding a celebration event at the Wallace Collection, marking 20 years of restoration at Stowe House. image WMF website

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Big Ben tower repair costs double to £61m

The BBC reports that repair costs for the Elizabeth Tower in the Palace of Westminster have doubled to an estimated £61m, parliamentary authorities have said, with FAQs also available online. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

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Hay Castle receives grants from big lottery and Welsh Government

Two major grants have recently been awarded to the project to restore Hay Castle, with £76,000 awarded by the Big Lottery People and Places Rural Programme, and £92,000 granted by the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme.

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