Daily Archives: 21/11/2017

IHBC update on MATE’s – Membership Application Training Events:  Let Kate know if your Branch, network or business needs a MATE!

Kate Kendall, IHBC lead on our ‘MATE’ sessions – the Membership Application Training Events – offers her update on your Institute’s progress in supporting applications for conservation accreditation, and calls for IHBC Branches and heritage networks and businesses interested in … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes HE’s ‘Conservation Principles’ update consultation: Closing 2 February 2018

Historic England has announced that Conservation Principles, offering guidance on its approach to its own research and advice on designation, planning and conservation, is under consultation, closing 2 February 2018.

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IHBC welcomes update of Scotland’s environment website

Changes to the face of Scotland’s environment newly launched website– reflecting how technology, design and user needs are constantly evolving have led them a long way since the initial idea of creating Scotland’s first ‘gateway to what you want to … Continue reading

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Icon launches next five-year strategy: 2017-21

Institute of Conservation’s (Icon’s) next five-year strategy 2017-21 has been launched.

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£1Million restoration boost from Europe for Rothesay Pavilion

More than £1 Million of European funding for the restoration of Rothesay Pavilion will help create new jobs, according to Economy Secretary Keith Brown.

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London’s landmark Admiralty Arch to become luxury Waldorf Astoria hotel

London’s Admiralty Arch – Designed by Sir Aston Webb as part of the Queen Victoria memorial scheme and completed in 1912 – is being transformed into a luxury hotel, upmarket apartments and a private members’ club, as outlined in a … Continue reading

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Radical plans unveiled to pedestrianise Oxford Street

Radical plans to pedestrianise London’s Oxford Street have been unveiled in a move intended to address air quality concerns and lessen problems of overcrowding in London.

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ICOMOS shares Guidance Document on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties

ICOMOS is pleased to share the ‘ICOMOS Guidance on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties document.’

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Public sector risks in an era of austerity, from Zurich Municipal: ‘The danger is if councils lose their moral purpose.’

The 2017 Senior Managers’ Risk Report from Zurich Municipal examines changing attitudes about the role of the public sector in an era of austerity and commercialization, and notes that many local authorities face a growing identity crisis as they try … Continue reading

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Titanic Quarter developer in talks to join consortium behind £450m Ayrshire leisure and tourism complex at Loudoun Castle

The developer behind Belfast’s iconic Titanic Quarter is in advanced talks to take a major role in an ambitious £450 million leisure, tourism and residential development planned for south west Scotland which will potentially create over 1,000 new jobs in … Continue reading

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