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- IHBC, heritage & infrastructure – challenges and opportunities – so let your colleagues & networks know: Manchester, 22, 23 & 24 June 24/05/2017
- IHBC responds to HE’s ‘Enabling Development and heritage Assets’ 24/05/2017
- IHBC welcomes ’Heritage Works’ 2017, a toolkit of best practice in heritage regeneration launched 24/05/2017
- IHBC CPD in focus and in Context: Conservation Area antecedents in America’s southern States 24/05/2017
- Court delivers landmark ruling strengthening hand of local planners 24/05/2017
- LGA’s ‘Ten point plan’ to boost local services: local government sets out key manifesto ‘asks’ 24/05/2017
- £45m Welsh Government funding to support national cultural heritage 24/05/2017
- Changes to the apprenticeship funding system in England 24/05/2017
- Building Conservation Project of the Year: RICS Awards, East of England 24/05/2017
- Green campaigner loses court battle on poetic landscape and Derry-Belfast upgrade 24/05/2017
- IHBC launches online registration for Recognised CPD providers: Sign up online, for free! 19/05/2017
- Be a ‘Friend’ to the IHBC’s 2017 Manchester School and use your network to join ours, absolutely free! (Limited Offer) 19/05/2017
- IHBC responds to White Paper on housing market 19/05/2017
- HESPR top Pick: Pembrokeshire seeks consultant to define and value cultural heritage, closing 13 June 19/05/2017
- Wales’ Economy Secretary launches UK’s first statutory list of historic place names 19/05/2017
- UNESCO: UK Explanation of Vote (EoV) concerning the Jerusalem and Culture resolutions 19/05/2017
- Celebrating Scotland’s ‘Year of Heritage etc’ in parks and greenspaces 19/05/2017
- Belfast dry docks may lose listed building status 19/05/2017
- Italy giving away dozens of historic buildings for free (with just one catch: tourism) 19/05/2017
- University of Dundee invites people to virtually design new building 19/05/2017
- IHBC welcomes Historic England support for 2017 Annual School: ‘Marking some 10 years of strategic support for accessible, sector-wide CPD’ 17/05/2017
- IHBC launches web page resource for our bespoke PI Insurance scheme 17/05/2017
- Changes in Wales’ EIA highlighted 17/05/2017
- London’s Skyline Campaign launches petition against change to Westminster’s tall buildings policy 17/05/2017
- Brick Awards 2017 now open: Closing 9 June 17/05/2017
Opinion: WHS status for Lake District? Not if it’s preserving a sheepwrecked monument to subsidised overgrazing and ecological destruction
Discover Edinburgh in 101 extraordinary objects: Part of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology
A new visitor experience ‘Edinburgh 101’ is launched as part of a plan to connect as many people as possible from all backgrounds to the heritage of the city, as party of Scotland’s Year of History Heritage and Archaeology. Continue reading
An outdoor privy at Brodsworth Hall, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire is being hailed as ‘one of the poshest in the country’ after being restored at a Victorian country house.
Interested in IHBC’s UK plans… and heritage policy? Late opportunities to attend Council+ in Birmingham, 18 May
IHBC’s 2017 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2017 Manchester School on ‘Transport Infrastructure’
The IHBC’s Conservation Wiki is part of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the construction industry knowledge base, and to celebrate reaching 5,000 articles, DBW has listed its most popular articles, any of which can be useful starting points for members to advance Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
HESPR top Pick: Swansea seeks comprehensive survey for Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment, closing 1 June
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins that bring tender and other business opportunities together into one handy resource, and the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from the City and County of Swansea for a comprehensive survey to inform Hafod Copperworks Archaeological Assessment and Community Archaeology, closing 1 June, and with no value stated.
CV Vice President Sandys highlights 33% reduction in conservation officers: Communities -‘Make conservation a national issue’
The Vice-President of Civic Voice (CV) – the link body for England’s civic bodies – Laura Sandys, calls on communities to join Civic Voice’s Big Conservation Conversation and make conservation a national issue, highlighting the 33% reduction in conservation officers and arguing that ‘the civic movement really is the last line of defence to champion the importance of the 10,000 conservation areas across England.’
Don’t forget: Historic England’s Heritage Angels Awards open till 4 June: Say ‘Well Done’ to someone you know – even yourself!
Historic England’s Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage, and opportunities for nomination and application are currently open with four award categories to apply for in 2017:
- Best Rescue of a Historic Building
- Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People
- Best Craftsmanship or Apprentice on a Heritage Rescue or Repair Project
- Best Rescue, Recording or Interpretation of a Historic Place.