Daily Archives: 10/11/2017

IHBC 2018 School, Belfast, 21-23 June – First marker: ‘Heritage Collective’ (HESPR member) welcomed as Principal School Sponsor

The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is delighted to announce Heritage Collective as the Principal Sponsor for the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School, in Belfast, 21-23rd June 2018, which will take as its title ‘Our Shared Heritage’, reflecting the theme … Continue reading

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LAST CHANCE – IHBC’s Course Connection Day 2017!

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

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IHBC, heritage and client bodies partner to warn government of flawed policy in retrofitting older homes

The IHBC is one of several leading heritage organisations and client bodies – including the Church of England and the National Trust – that have written to the Government to highlight the way ‘flawed’ energy efficiency policy is leading to … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost… with 2017 School memories: Canal and River Trust Heritage Report – from Anderton Boat lift to CRMI

IHBC is delighted to highlight the CPD value of the new Canal and River Trust Heritage Report for 2016-17, led by IHBC member Nigel Crowe – a 2017 School contributor – which covers a wide range of core skills and … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£280,000+ costed work: NHMF seeks consultants for ‘heritage and place inclusive engagement’ in Wales, £135,000, closing 22/11

The IHBC’s heritage business list, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth more than £280,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost: Deal Society deliver workshop explaining their process for community led conservation area appraisals

As part of the recent Civic Voice convention, over 20 workshops were held to give communities the chance to consider how they could play a greater role in local heritage management including carrying out conservation area appraisals, with a particular … Continue reading

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LG Minister questioned on local authority overview and scrutiny

The Communities and Local Government Parliamentary Committee has heard from Local Government (LG) Minister Marcus Jones in the final session of the inquiry on local government overview and scrutiny. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Council rubber stamps Conservation Area for Grimsby Port’s Kasbah site: ‘England’s newest Conservation Area’ in 50th anniversary year 

The renaissance of the historic Kasbah area of Grimsby Docks can now begin after it was officially granted Conservation Area status by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet. image – Grimsby Telegraph

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Belfast City Council to splash out on Templemore historic baths

Belfast City Council is planning a £17m revamp of Victorian Templemore pool, one of the oldest swimming pools in Belfast, into a 21st Century leisure centre and spa, but is relying on securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) … Continue reading

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Heritage crime: Thief jailed for stripping lead from the roofs of rural churches

A thief who stripped over £100,000 of lead from the roofs of rural churches, leaving one facing closure after 800 years, has been jailed for five years.

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Local residents welcome Grade II listing for Dyke Pub Brighton

Local residents are celebrating after the Dyke Pub in Dyke Road, Brighton, which they are campaigning to reopen, was listed as a Grade II historic building. image from The Argus website

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BBC on the Broads: Broads windmills and wildlife receive £4m boost

The future of a number of windmills and wildlife habitats on the Broads looks more secure after almost £4m of grants was announced.

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