Daily Archives: 08/12/2017

IHBC says ‘It’s Christmas (well, almost)’: Enjoy our member gift offers, from Pevsners and planning law to standards and freebies

IHBC members may now make the best of the season even better with the IHBC, and take advantage of some of our member offers:

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IHBC’s 2018 School welcomes keynotes Bill Drummond and Jukka Jokilehto: Exploring ‘OUR SHARED HERITAGE’ in Belfast, June 21-23

The IHBC has announced Bill Drummond, Scottish artist and art provocateur, and Jukka Jokilehto, Finnish conservation architect and adviser, as internationally renowned keynote speakers at the next ‘Annual School’ – the primary event in the calendar of the UK’s built … Continue reading

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Another IHBC application support day sorted: Yorkshire Branch MATE session update from Kate, and plans for Manchester on 25 Jan and beyond

Kate Kendall, IHBC’s Learning Education, Training and Standards (LETS) Officer, and lead on training for IHBC accreditation, has delivered another well-received Membership Application Training Event (MATE) for the Yorkshire Branch, in York, at the end of November, with next seminar … Continue reading

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IHBC Branch survey follow up as Carla lays the groundwork for a monthly Branch and Events NewsBlog: Let Carla know what your Branch is planning!

Following the IHBC’s recent Branch Support Survey led by our Support Officer Carla Pianese, and an initial report to trustees, Carla is making the first preparations to help members, volunteers and Branches know more about what other Branches are doing, … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes England’s Heritage Counts 2017 – themed on ‘50 years of conservation areas’

The IHBC has welcomed the launch of Historic England’s (HE) Heritage Counts for 2017, which this year focuses on ‘50 years of conservation areas’. HE website image

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England’s Heritage Minister on new Heritage Council; new HAZs; local community commemorations, interim protection review and much more in his Heritage Statement on Heritage Day, with the THA, and welcomed by IHBC 

The Heritage Alliance (THA) has thanked the Heritage Minister John Glen, and delegates at its recent Heritage Day, where the minister launched his 2017 Heritage Statement, with the IHBC welcoming discussions on proposals that include:

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IHBC HESPR’s weekly top weekly pick from c.£2.6M+ costed work: Kings Lynn UAD for Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) £70-75,000, closing 11/01

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 £177,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading

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IHBC on heritage from the doorstep: London’s Roupell Street proposals rejected by Committee

According to the local community Roupell Street, a quiet, Georgian residential street in the heart of Waterloo, was facing severe threat to its heritage and the environment if plans from a global, commercial language school go ahead, and after a … Continue reading

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IHBC on heritage from the doorstep: Telegraph owners accused of ‘washing hands’ of historic GI listed Leeds mill as new deal saves building

Grade I (GI) listed Temple Works flax mill, which once boasted the biggest room in the world, had been put up for auction with no reserve after years of neglect, leading to local accusations of a ‘washing of hands’ of … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Planning Bill published: ‘Planning and inclusive growth’ 

Scotland’s Planning (Scotland) Bill, intended to strengthen and simplify the planning system while supporting ‘inclusive growth’, has been published, alongside a Ministerial Statement on ‘Planning and Inclusive Growth’ by Kevin Stewart MSP, Scotland’s Minister for Local Government and Housing, while … Continue reading

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Research Fellowships to doctoral students, early career researchers and doctoral-level research assistants, closing 25/01

An International Placement Scheme Call – described as an ‘IPS Fellowship’ – is to provide Early Career Researchers (ECRs), doctoral level research assistants and AHRC/ESRC funded doctoral students with dedicated access to the internationally renowned collections, programmes and expertise held … Continue reading

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BBC on 6,500 people buying crumbling castle

Thousands of internet users have joined forces to save Mothe-Chandeniers chateau in France, reports the BBC.

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