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- IHBC’s Annual School 2018, Belfast 21-3 June: Day School lead speakers web page launched 16/02/2018
- New IHBC Toolbox Research Note on ‘Market Intelligence’ from IHBC’s Jobs etc service: LA conservation jobs update for 2017! 16/02/2018
- REMINDER IHBC members with free CPD benefits: Last chances for the LPOC Listed Property Show – 25-5 Feb, London 16/02/2018
- IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£1M of costed work this week: Craven DC seeks research on its ‘Great Place’ project, value £50-60K, closing 09/03 16/02/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (local government) doorstep: Partnership’s ‘impressive payback’ for Derby’s conservation areas 16/02/2018
- IHBC’s ‘tekkie’ CPD boost: Blockchain technology transformation in the built environment 16/02/2018
- Cadw reminder: Heritage Impact Statements now needed 16/02/2018
- Gender balanced public boards for Scotland as Bill on representation passes final stage 16/02/2018
- BEFS’ Planning (Scotland) Bill – response & overview update 16/02/2018
- Allchurches Trust dispersed £15M grants 2017 16/02/2018
- Jodrell Bank nominated as UNESCO world heritage site 16/02/2018
- Janet Street-Porter’s ‘extroverted’ postmodern home listed 16/02/2018
- Jobs for all @ ‘IHBC Jobs etc’: Your new weekly update on employment opportunities totalling more than £150K of annual income! 13/02/2018
- REMINDER: FREE CPD for IHBC Members at LPOC Property Show! 13/02/2018
- IHBC member benefits abound as ‘Building Conservation Directory’ 2018 arrives: From WHS development to masonry bridges and more 13/02/2018
- IHBC CPD check: On ‘Building Design’, at DBW – and maybe make your own contributions on heritage issues too! 13/02/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Glasgow landmark saved in citywide regeneration project 13/02/2018
- SPIC launches briefing paper on the Planning (Scotland) Bill – How the Scottish planning system currently operates 13/02/2018
- MHCLG: Revised NPPF for England due before Easter 13/02/2018
- Not over yet: Victorian Society appeals against Bath Abbey judgement 13/02/2018
- Theatres Trust announces Theatres at Risk Register for 2018 13/02/2018
- Applications for VAG Spring Conference bursary now open: Bangor, 3-7 April – closes 3 March 13/02/2018
- IHBC promotes HESPR members direct: Coming soon – free promotional literature on IHBC stands! 09/02/2018
- IHBC Scotland Branch responds to Planning (Scotland) Bill… Memorandum 09/02/2018
- REMINDER: IHBC Marsh Award for Retired Members – open until 28 Feb! 09/02/2018
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.