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- IHBC 2019 Nottingham Annual School: Homepage, venue and promotional pages launched – promotional opportunities open now; delegate booking opens February 20/10/2018
- IHBC, HE & ALGAO’s LA conservation stats out now – 2018 20/10/2018
- IHBC South Branch reminder… on ‘Yearning for Timelessness’ – ‘…new architecture in historic settings…’, in talks and visits: 26 Oct, Oxford 20/10/2018
- IHBC welcomes Gus Astley Student Award judge for 2018 (and 2019 Annual School presentations): Ingval Maxwell OBE, COTAC Chair 20/10/2018
- IHBC CPD boost: Build your skills, and profile, by contributing to Conservation Wiki (and DBW) – With a handy guide on writing articles 20/10/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £2m+ costed work this week: Sunderland City Council for the Project Evaluation of Bishopwearmouth Townscape Heritage Scheme – closing 23/11, valued at £40,000. 20/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: MP demands – Don’t sell off GII* listed Woolwich Barracks 20/10/2018
- Hackitt reports: ’… truly shocked’ by construction industry standards, calls for ‘stronger powers of enforcement, to provide more deterrent to cost-cutting’ 20/10/2018
- CITB: Scotland’s iconic buildings set to benefit from sought-after stonemasonry skills 20/10/2018
- Plymouth’s historic Drake’s Island fortress on sale for £6m 20/10/2018
- Report ‘Meanwhile, in London: Making use of London’s empty spaces’ now out 20/10/2018
- Historic England Angel Awards finalists out: Public vote now open 20/10/2018
- Cambridge University completes restoration of college gatehouse 20/10/2018
- IHBC’s South Branch CPD nudge for Oxford, 26 Oct: Secretary of State at RIBA Stirling Prize ceremony echoes Gehry’s ‘Yearning for timelessness’ 16/10/2018
- IHBC welcomes Yale’s Hampshire South Pevsner – and looks forward to CPD partnership for 2019 Nottingham School: 4-6 July 2019 16/10/2018
- IHBC North Branch celebrates success in Engineering CPD event – IHBC’s ‘Professional’ and ‘Intervention’ Areas of Competence 16/10/2018
- See IHBC stand and chair at the Civic Voice conference, Birmingham, 19-20 Oct, while asking: ‘How can we balance conservation and regeneration?’ 16/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Nando’s plans to replace historic East London library with restaurant blasted as an ‘abomination’ 16/10/2018
- Reminder: COTAC Trustees sought – Notes of interest by 15 November 2018 16/10/2018
- RTPI: Let councils raise fees to cover planning admin costs 16/10/2018
- Scotland’s Young Placechangers Ideas Fund opens for applications 16/10/2018
- Big Lottery Fund: UK’s largest community funder to change name 16/10/2018
- Scotland’s communities feel ‘locked out’ out by landscape policy, according to major new research 16/10/2018
- Planning consultancy win appeal against conviction for wilfully obstructing a council officer in the course of their work. 16/10/2018
- SPAB Scholarship and Fellowship applications for 2019 open: Apply prior to 1 December 16/10/2018
Monthly Archives: January 2018
Looking for work? Book your promotional opportunities at the IHBC’s 2018 School: Belfast 21-23 June – #Europeforculture
Promote your business, service or operations at the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast – from June 21-23, and exploring ‘Our Shared Heritage’ in this European Year of Cultural Heritage – choosing from a variety of promotional opportunities on offer to … Continue reading
IHBC Branches can celebrate retired members who volunteer their time and skills in good causes by nominating them for the IHBC’s ‘Marsh Award for Community Contribution’ before 28 February, with £500 and a Full School place for the winner!
IHBC CPD spotlight: Cladglobal’s feature article on Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect and former conservation adviser
IHBC members may be especially interested in the 2017 feature article in Cladglobal on the role of emotions in the work of award winning Swiss Architect Peter Zumthor, whose first job was as a building and planning consultant and architectural … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Cadw to have final say on Tudno Castle Hotel after planning committee approve demolition
Cadw is to have the final say on the future of Tudno Castle Hotel which, according to The North Wales Pioneer, is one step away from complete demolition as the planning committee approve demolition of the listed former Llandudno Hotel. … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Former Victorian public baths to be transformed into new Bristol swimming pool
The Bristol Post has explored how Jacob’s Wells Baths, a historic bathhouse in Bristol, has been given a new lease of life after plans to reopen as a swimming pool and leisure facility were approved and it will reopen in … Continue reading
As part of the Scottish Government’s ‘Making Places Initiative’, 19 projects in Scotland will receive funding to bring people together to agree priorities for their area and shape future planning and design. image Architecture & Design Scotland website
Milton Keynes Council has launched its New Town Heritage Register to identify, bring together and celebrate local heritage. image Milton Keynes Council
A new Local Government Association(LGA) briefing provides a summary of Government’s proposal to increase certain permitted development rights and highlights key issues and potential impact of the changes.
A panel of experts has been established to review the gap between number of planning permissions being granted and those built in areas of high demand.
The UK Space Agency is joining forces with partners across government and industry to give thousands of young people inspiring experiences of engineering as part of a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of … Continue reading
IHBC’s new New Year’s resolution for you: Use our free membership training to help your staff and your services – look at EDP!
The IHBC’s popular and free MATE seminars – our ‘Membership Application Training Events’, that support CPD-linked applications for IHBC accreditation – have taken another step forward in the private sector as IHBC officers Kate Kendall and Fiona Newton offered staff … Continue reading
DBW features IHBC’s ‘bold move to put conservation at the forefront of digital collaboration’, passing a century of articles on Conservation Wiki
IHBC partner information service Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), has featured IHBC passing a century of articles on our Conservation Wiki service, circulating the news on email updates to its c.7500+ registered users from the construction and development sectors.
IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£2M+ costed work this week: …Historic England seeks support on key 2018 programme, including ‘contested heritage’: closing 31/01
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 £2M this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD in Context: Check out Rob Cowan’s ‘Glossary of paving’ extracts from the Dictionary of Urbanism in issue 152
IHBC turns the spotlight on our Context Editor Rob Cowan’s ‘Glossary of paving’ feature in the most recent edition of the IHBC’s membership journal, themed around traditional ‘floorscapes’. Cobbles in Islington, London (photo Rob Cowan)
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic formerly listed footbridge at St Austell Railway Station will be removed
Cornwall Live has reported on how the station in St Austell was opened in May 1859 as part of the Cornwall railway, but residents have now lost their fight to protect one of Cornwall’s oldest railway station footbridges.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England(CPRE) has called for funding for farming that will help stem the loss of smaller farms and the diversity in food and landscape they provide. image CPRE website
Matt Hancock, England’s new Culture Secretary, has pledged that he would ‘fight to protect and promote’ the charities sector, at the Charity Commission’s recent annual public meeting in London. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
Communications agency ‘Built Environment Communications Group’ (becg) has launched new BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities) and LGBT+ initiatives.
The SPAB’s advice line is a free and confidential service open to anyone with a technical enquiry relating to old buildings. Our helpline advisors are qualified building surveyors and architects who answer over 1 000 calls a year from building … Continue reading
An Elizabethan bridge that features in Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the D’Urbervilles has partially collapsed and been washed away. image BBC website
Sky plans to make all its channels and content available online, giving customers the option of doing away with a satellite dish.
IHBC 2018 Belfast School: Bursary web guidance launched –5 Full Residential, and 11 Day School places available for those most in need so plan early – delegate booking opens February
Opening webpages for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast – on June 21-23, exploring ‘Our Shared Heritage’ – have been launched, and now include the Bursaries applications advice page, guiding applicants on how best to shape and make their applications … Continue reading
IHBC Chair features on DBW’s 7500 user emails ‘Towns and cities in history’ – From 1961, from Context 150
Approaches to ‘Cities in History’ are reviewed by IHBC Chair James Caird in the IHBC’s membership journal Context, issue 150, themed on ‘Conservation and Urbanism’, while the article has featured on email updates to the c.7500+ registered users by our … Continue reading
David Harrison, in an article about floors of the great medieval churches explores how mosaics, patterned tiles, stone paving and commemorative stones are among the treasures that can be found underfoot in Britain’s great churches, and need to be fully … Continue reading
The Times and Star reports on how a Cockermouth group is welcoming plans to set up a panel to assess which buildings should be included on a local heritage list.