Daily Archives: 10/04/2018

IHBC’s third NewsBlog Branches Update: Explore Branch CPD events across the UK

This third issue of IHBC Branches Update is offering another rich variety of events, offering local CPD across the UK for both members and colleagues, organised by our proactive branches! Check out the next forthcoming Membership application support session (MATE) … Continue reading

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IHBC School CPD Reminder

New 2018 School CPD boost: Check the benefits of Belfast 2018 with our pilot CPD School Skills matrix, and let your employer know the benefits too!

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IHBC ‘Evaluation’ CPD boost: 1573 Watercolour of Stonehenge’s ‘Ancient Ruins’

The developing practice of drawing Stonehenge ‘from life’ can be seen in a watercolour by Flemish painter Lucas de Heere, dating from circa 1573, with ‘a more topographical approach’ to depicting heritage comes to the fore in the evolution of … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Balmaha affordable homes development approved at Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Twenty new affordable homes are to be constructed in Balmaha on the banks of Loch Lomond after planning permission was granted following a public hearing by the Planning and Access Committee of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority.

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Council of Europe recommendation on ‘common criteria for… effective apprenticeships’

The Council of Europe (CoE) has adopted a recommendation on a framework for quality and effective apprenticeships which will help young people to enter the world of work.

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BEFS & partners: Planning (Scotland) Bill Committee oral evidence online 

BEFS’ oral evidence to the Local Government and Communities Committee on the Planning(Scotland) Bill is now available online.

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Civic Voice publishes results of member survey: ‘What should be in the new NPPF’ 

Civic Voice has published the results of a member survey asking ‘What should be in the new NPPF’, with members wanting to see green space, green belt and conservation areas given greater protection following the NPPF review. 

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THA seeks responses on ‘Resilience Questionnaire’ to build bid evidence base 

The Heritage Alliance (THA) seeks responses on a ‘Resilience Questionnaire’, a short survey to help build the evidence base for a resilience bid for membership, benefits and systems review.

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Bill to restore Wentworth Woodhouse could reach £200m

The final bill to save Grade I listed mansion Wentworth Woodhouse is expected to reach £200m, according to the BBC.

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Large fire at Rochdale Mill

The large fire that devastated Rochdale’s derelict Proofings Mill around 24 March, which has partially collapsed due to the blaze, is being treated as arson.

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Dalí’s Lobster Telephone at risk of leaving the UK 

Arts Minister Michael Ellis has stepped in to prevent Dalí’s surrealist Lobster Telephone from export. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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