Daily Archives: 14/10/2017

New 2017 School Context out: Latest issue on Manchester 2017, ‘Historic Infrastructure’

The latest edition of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out: ‘Historic Infrastructure’, featuring the learning on offer at IHBC’s Manchester 2017 Annual School  in June.

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IHBC at North Wales Skills Fair on 18 Oct: IHBC says ‘Hello’ to future conservation professionals… and many more!

The CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) is hosting a Skills Fair in North Wales on Wednesday 18th October and IHBC’s Kate Kendall, our Learning Education Training & Standards (LETS) Officer will advise and introduce the IHBC to attendees. 

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IHBC HESPR’s weekly top picks from £412,000+ of costed work: CA Appraisals for Newport

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 £412,000 this time, while the IHBC Director’s top pick for … Continue reading

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England’s conservation opportunities and duties: 74% support Conservation Areas controls…; but only 56% of residents know they live in one!

Findings released on the anniversary of the designation of the first Conservation Area – Stamford in Lincolnshire, designated in 1967 – show that while 74% of adults living in England support powers for councils allowing them to restrict changes to … Continue reading

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DCLG confirms revised National Planning Policy Framework in Spring 2018 following consultations

The government has confirmed its intention to publish a revised National Planning Policy Framework in Spring 2018, informed by wider consultations, stating that it ‘will ensure that we not only plan for the right homes in the right places, but … Continue reading

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HE publishes update of Streets for All for consultation, closing 9 Nov 

An update of Historic England’s Streets for All has been published for consultation with a closing date for comments is 9 November.

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Chipperfield to lead restoration of Venice St Marks palazzo, closed to public for centuries

Sir David Chipperfield, whose work includes the Neues Museum in Berlin, will oversee the multi-million pound renovation of the 16th century Procuratie Vecchie, which will be opened to the public for the first time in 500 years when the project … Continue reading

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Creative Industries Clusters Programme – Creative R&D Partnerships Call Launched

Statements of Intent are now invited for the Creative Research & Development (R&D) Partnership scheme, part of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme with statements of intent due by Friday 27 October at 4pm in order to be eligible to apply … Continue reading

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The Gardens Trust seeks nominations for Mid to Late C20 designed landscapes by 31 October

The Gardens Trust needs help in finding un-recognised and neglected mid to late C20 designed landscapes – those laid out between the mid 1960s and 1990 with nominations sought by 31 October.

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BBC: Is Dumfries the happiest place in Scotland? 

Dumfries, in the south west of Scotland, has emerged as the happiest in Scotland, according to a recent survey.

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