Daily Archives: 23/05/2018

More IHBC members (and School delegates) with benefits: 2018 School Friend UAH offers 25% off select CPD-linked publications –  NB: Collect at UAH only or P&P extra

Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH), lead Friend for the IHBC’s 2018 School, is offering IHBC members and School delegates 25% off select publications, to support their CPD and learning experience at the School. Simply email Joanna at contact@ihbc.org.uk, quoting your IHBC … Continue reading

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Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School?  Don’t forget – Money is not the barrier as bursaries are still available!  

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: up to 9 hours … Continue reading

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Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School – or going along?  Either way, get your CPD boosts using our Day School ‘Speakers’ webpage 

The IHBC is continually improving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) support at our Annual Schools, and for 2018 members can already assess projected skills and themes using a pilot CPD matrix suite – to promote School attendance and benefits to employers … Continue reading

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IHBC Annual School’s ‘Sharing’ theme shared with Ireland’s national heritage week of ‘stories’ – 18 to Sunday, 26 August, 2018 

As part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, over the last week of August, national and local organisations across Ireland will host heritage-related events that follow the ‘shared heritage’ topic of the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School, also a … Continue reading

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IHBC welcomes National Parks UK celebrat?ion of historic environments on ‘European Day of Parks’: 24 May

The IHBC has welcomed National Parks UK’s celebration of  historic environments on ‘European Day of Parks’ with its new ‘Special landscapes shaped by people’ publication, due May 24. image St Benets Abbey © Christopher Hill

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Former mayor opposes demolition of Bath College’s Allen Building

Plans to knock down Bath College’s Allen Building in the city centre to make way for another hotel have been called ‘ridiculous’ and could wreck the former Bath mayor’s ‘proudest moment’, writes Somerset Live.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Neighbours bring life back into Scotland’s redundant churches, say BEFS and others 

MORE communities are rallying round to help save Scotland’s ecclesiastical heritage and make the most of a growing number of redundant churches say experts, as Herald Scotland reports on a heritage sector-led event designed to guide communities on how to … Continue reading

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Council of Europe adopts revised directive on ‘Energy efficient buildings’

The Council of Europe (COE) has adopted a revised directive on ‘Energy efficient buildings’, aimed at improving ‘energy efficiency in buildings and encourages building renovation’.

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Government consultation response to ‘Improving the use of planning conditions’ now out 

The Government has published its response to the consultation on draft regulations on ‘Improving the use of planning conditions’.

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UK residents can help ‘destress’ cities by mapping quiet spots

An online mapping survey, ‘DeStress’, has been launched by university researchers working to mitigate the negative impact environmental noise has on city dwellers’ health and wellbeing by identifying and preserving places with positive soundscapes.

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