Daily Archives: 11/05/2018

IHBC’s new member ELetter out: Membership highs (2,600+) and other timely updates 

The IHBC’s current member ELetter is out, updating members (and others) on progress following IHBC board meetings in February and April, reporting a new membership high of 2600+ alongside other updates such as our data protection plans.

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#saveourheritage: IHBC welcomes Prospect report on future of heritage – ‘Heritage: cold climate to ice age’ 

The IHBC has welcomed Prospect’s new report – Heritage: cold climate to ice age – which highlights the concerns of Prospect members after a decade of funding cuts to the heritage sector and the new uncertainty created by Brexit.

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IHBC’s South Branch goes ‘Naval Gazing’ for CPD in Portsmouth, 18 May 

  Portsmouth Historic Dockyards is the venue and focus for the next IHBC South Branch CPD event, with its ‘Naval Gazing Day’, with a programme of fascinating talks and expert tours in and around the Mary Rose Museum, with costs … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£980K+ costed work this week: Cumbria CC seeks a Conservation Management Plan for scheduled site at Warton Crag, closing 14/05 

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 £980K+ 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: ‘The TT Races and the landscape’

Matthew Richardson explores ‘The TT Races and the landscape’ in his article in Context 153, looking at the symbiotic relationship that has developed over the past 111 years between the TT Races and the island’s physical landscape, in ways that … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Opinion’ signpost to BEFS: ‘In the Footsteps of Geddes’ – engaging young people with place & heritage 

In an opinion piece for BEFS, Scotland’s link body for built environment bodies, Wojciech Borowski, Project Coordinator at Planning Aid Scotland (PAS), reflects on the two-year Heritage Lottery funded youth project titled ‘In the Footsteps of Geddes’, focussed on engaging … Continue reading

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Minister: England’s newly formed Heritage Council meets up

England’s newly formed Heritage Council, which includes select key players in the heritage sector, has met for the first time, as explained by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DDCMS) and Minister Michael Ellis MP. Contains public sector … Continue reading

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CrowdJustice platform pioneered to ‘crowdfund’ coalition of opposition to Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School hotel plans

Plans for a new hotel on the site of Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School, on iconic Calton Hill, are being opposed by the city and national institutions, but with a new appeal in place following two refusals a coalition of … Continue reading

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Applications open for 2019 Churchill Fellowships, including ‘Rural living’ and ‘… conservation & sustainable living’ – closing 18/09 

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) is now open to Churchill Fellowship applications for travel in 2019, with three new award categories (including Rural living) among the 12 on offer – including Environment, conservation & sustainable living – and with … Continue reading

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120,000 children to benefit from HE’s £1.6M Heritage Schools programme, thanks to HLF

Some 120,000 school children to benefit from £1.6 million investment to continue Historic England’s (HE) award winning Heritage Schools programme for the next two years so children can create films and exhibitions and campaign for war memorials, teachers can be … Continue reading

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