Daily Archives: 05/12/2017

Conservation capacity crises confuse cornflake consumption at Country Life: Thanks Bob!

Country Life, the celebrated weekly on heritage and things social and rural, has reported cornflake confusion for columnist Athena, as heritage adviser and IHBC research consultant Bob Kindred explained the background to her realisation that ‘the number of conservation officers … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes ‘Landscape and Urban Planning Special Issue’: Patrick Geddes’ legacy in the new millennium

Following the IHBC’s featuring of Patrick Geddes in our recent ‘Conservation and Urbanism’ issue of Context, the new Landscape and Urban Planning Special Issue also features Patrick Geddes, and includes an ‘open access’ (free) article: ‘Thinking organic, acting civic: The … Continue reading

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Interactive map lets IHBC members (and others) take a ‘Literary Journey’ through the historic monuments of Rome

IHBC members may be interested in a new model for touring Rome’s best known landmarks, an interactive map, from of the Morgan Library and Museum. image Open Culture website

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Former High Wycombe library could become offices after years of standing empty

A former library on Queen Victoria Road in High Wycombe, which has stood empty for a number of years, could be turned into offices, according to the county council. image Bucks Free Press website

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Bristol and Wandsworth explore lamposts for electric vehicle charging in push for e-motoring infrastructure

The prospect of electric vehicle charging points being installed in every residential street in Wandsworth has moved a step closer after councillors backed ambitious plans for a major expansion in the borough’s e-motoring infrastructure, including exploring placing e-vehicle charging plugs … Continue reading

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HE reveals overwhelming public support for saving England’s Mills

Historic England (HE) reports that 85% of England’s population says they are against demolition and replacement of mills, with 70% saying they should be considered for new housing, offices and public amenities before constructing new buildings, and this number rises … Continue reading

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Aberdeenshire’s biennial ‘AALDA’ Awards 2018 seek nominations

The eleventh biennial Aberdeenshire Architectural and Landscape Design Awards (AALDA) ceremony for 2018 now seeking project nominations that ‘demonstrate innovative and forward thinking design solutions.’

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DCMS announces measures for implementation of 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has announces measures to support the effective implementation of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols of 1954 … Continue reading

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New publication ‘The Honorary Treasurers Handbook’ published

The Honorary Treasurers Forum(HTF) has published The Honorary Treasurers Handbook, the free handbook which offers essential advice, information and support for Charity Treasurers in all aspects of their role.

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Play stations at the BBC: Railway stops worth lingering at

The BBC has listed some interesting railway stations worth visiting.

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