Daily Archives: 04/05/2018

2018 School Bursaries: ‘Money is not the barrier’ – £3750 still available to support delegates needing support

Up to £3750 of bursary places (mainly for the Day School) are still available for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast on 21-23 June, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: … Continue reading

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‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ skills update: From LA COs to amenity societies, summer jobs and private companies – some closing 4 May!

To help understand skills and career profiles in the sector, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of recent career openings and staff appointments featured on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service – from Local Authority (LA) Conservation Officers (COs) to summer … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC’s Chair and Vice Chair join Civic Societies APPG on Conservation Areas: London, 8 May -#myconservationareamatters

IHBC’s Chair and Vice Chair join Civic Societies APPG on Conservation Areas: London, 8 May -#myconservationareamatters

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‘After opening’: IHBC, Felton and Donald Insall Associates Architects on Kew’s Temperate House on DBW’s Home Page

To commemorate the opening of Decimus Burton’s monumental Temperate House precinct at the Unesco World Heritage Site of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, reopened on 3 May 2018 after a 5-year, £41 million restoration project, Designing Buildings Wiki has featured on … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£250K+ costed work this week: Community-engaged Design Guide developer sought for Welwyn Garden City scheme etc., closing 29/05, £50,000 contract

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth some £1.5M+ this week, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost in Context’s ‘Isle of Man’ issue: ‘Understanding the the island’ – planning review and protection

Catriona Mackie writes about ’The island in context’ in the latest edition of IHBC’s Context, themed on the Isle of Man, setting out its planning system, currently under review, and the opportunities to amend or radically redesign planning and conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Ivybridge is about to turn trendy – thanks to its old paper mill, writes The Plymouth Herald

Stowford Mill, Ivybridge, is one of Devon’s oldest industrial sites – and it’s undergoing a transformation to become ‘trendy’, says The Plymouth Herald.

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Civic Voice says: Come to a ‘Sharing Success’ event and learn how others are Remembering the Fallen 

Civic Voice’s First World War Memorials Programme is inviting to its ‘Sharing Success’ events to learn how communities are ‘Remembering the Fallen’. Westgate Hall, Canterbury, the venue of Civic Voice’s next First World War Memorials Programme event (Courtesy Civic Voice)

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BEFS updates on HES Policy Statement workshop

In March, Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) held a lively workshop with stakeholders from across the sector to review Historic Environment Scotland’s Policy Statement (HESPS), ahead of the HES consultations and review to be held in 2018 and you can … Continue reading

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World Heritage UK welcomes change of mood on Liverpool’s World Heritage Site

World Heritage UK, the body representing all 31 UK World Heritage Sites, has acknowledged that, in response to UNESCO’s concerns, Liverpool City Council and Peel Holdings have together recently taken three positive initiatives to minimise the risk of Liverpool losing … Continue reading

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Scotland’s ‘Understanding planning ‘jargon’’ briefing by SPICe

A new briefing note by SPICe (The Scottish Parliament Infromation Cente) provides short definitions of commonly used planning terms and abbreviations, characterised as jargon but with each interpretation qualified as being ‘brief summary of what are often complex matters, many … Continue reading

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Victorian ‘dead house’ in Powys is saved from ruin by grant

A ‘dead house’ where bodies were kept in Victorian times before burial is to be saved from ruin as part of the Grade II-listed St Cynog’s church in Boughrood, Powys, that was rebuilt in the 19th Century, is to receive … Continue reading

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