Daily Archives: 08/05/2018

Coursework into cash, courtesy IHBC – 2018 IHBC Student Award closes 31 July: £500+ of prizes due Nottingham, June 2019 

The IHBC’s Annual Gus Astley Student Award for 2018 closes on 31 July, so if you have ANY heritage or existing built environment related coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2017 OR 2108 – be … Continue reading

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

This 4th issue of IHBC Branches Update is offering another great variety of events, offering local CPD across the UK open to IHBC members and non-members! Places are filling fast for our 2018 Annual School in Belfast which offers some … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost in Context: The ‘pattern of building’ in Manx vernacular was shaped by local  materials, writes Patricia Tutt

Patricia Tutt’s recent Context article, ‘A pattern of building’, explores how the natural occurring building materials of the Isle of Man – an abundance of stone and the paucity of timber – shaped the development of a vernacular architecture and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage (and industry) from the doorstep’: London’s St Paul’s bells returning to Loughborough after 140 years… for a clean-up

Twelve bells that last rang out for traditional new year peal from St Paul’s Cathedral are now being moved for restoration to where they were originally cast in 1878, at the Grade II* Listed John Taylor & Co bellfoundry in … Continue reading

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Historic England Angel Awards 2018 open 

Historic England Angel Awards, started by Andrew Lloyd Webber, are open for applications and this year, as Wales joins England, Scotland and Northern Ireland to hold its own Angel awards this year, an overall winner will be chosen from the … Continue reading

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BRE launches online self-assessment tool for ethical labour sourcing

Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched the Online Ethical Labour Sourcing standard (BES 6002) developed to provide a framework for businesses to self-assess to better understand their corporate governance profile including human rights responsibilities.

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England’s new trustees will get a welcome pack from the Charity Commission

Every new trustee in England will now receive a welcome pack on being a trustee from the Charity Commission.

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New Director for the Scottish Civic Trust

The Scottish Civic Trust (SCT) has announced that its new Director is Dr Susan O’Connor, latterly Senior Projects Advisor for Scotland with the Princes Regeneration Trust. image Scottish Civic Trust website

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International Summer Academy on Managing Historic Urban Landscapes – Open Call for early career participants: closing 15 May

Europa Nostra and partners invite early career professionals (‘up to 40 years old’) across Europe to apply to the Open Call for participation in the International Summer Academy ‘Managing Historic Urban Landscapes’, which will take place from 5-12 August 2018, … Continue reading

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Arts & Business Scotland asks: Can you spare us 10 minutes to contribute to new research for the heritage sector?

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) is asking heritage stakeholders in Scotland to carry out a 10 minute to survey to contribute to new research for the heritage sector, with a deadline of 14 June 2018. 

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Consultation: England’s civil society strategy – have your say… by 22 May 

A consultation is now open on having your say on how government can work with and for civil society to tackle challenges and unlock opportunities, and closes on 22 May 2018.

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