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- IHBC makes history again: New joint conservation practice statement – ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ launched at 2017 School and AGM 24/06/2017
- IHBC AGM 2017: Cultivating new officers while delivering on our ambitions 24/06/2017
- IHBC 2018 School announced: Belfast, June 21-23, 2018 – ‘Our shared heritage’ 24/06/2017
- HESPR’s top pick of the week: Consultant to evaluate impact of Historic England’s work, valued £30-40k, closing 10 July 24/06/2017
- IHBC CPD boost: Reflections on the Power of Place – Locality-led partnering on place-based working in Sheffield 24/06/2017
- HE reopens applications for Heritage Action Zones (HAZ)- improve economic growth and quality of life in your local places 24/06/2017
- Scotland’s ‘What’s Your Heritage?’ campaign results out as Scots share thoughts on what heritage means to them 24/06/2017
- Rural Network Wales’ Sustainable Management Scheme Application to open 10 July 24/06/2017
- Girdwood Community Hub takes top honours at Northern Ireland RICS Awards 24/06/2017
- IHBC President’s planning perspectives: RIBA’s ‘Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking’ 21/06/2017
- IHBC Members with benefits: £10 off RTPI NE on ‘Heritage Matters’, in Newcastle, 5 July 21/06/2017
- IHBC opportunities spotlight: Innovate UK seeks applications for £5m for innovation in ‘infrastructure systems for a better world’ 21/06/2017
- Conservative areas ‘difficult’ to get planning permission in, warn developers 21/06/2017
- Nominations open for third Scottish ‘Heritage Angels’ Awards 2017 21/06/2017
- Findings from Lichfields’ latest research into rural tourism 21/06/2017
- NT scoops ‘Special Recognition Award’ for excellence at the Museums + Heritage Awards 21/06/2017
- Campaigners win right to appeal Lancashire fracking decision 21/06/2017
- Grosvenor unveils £500m plans for 12 acres in Bermondsey 21/06/2017
- Titanic Belfast and Odyssey expansion plans 21/06/2017
- IHBC superlatives: Last chance AND once in a lifetime CPD – Heritage values and opportunities in transport infrastructure, Manchester 22/23/24 June 16/06/2017
- IHBC welcomes England’s ‘Civic Day’, a national celebration of civic pride, June 17, from Civic Voice 16/06/2017
- HESPR’s top pick: Monmouthshire CC- Abergavenny Castle, ‘Sympathetic’ traditional timber-framed events structure, closing 17 July 16/06/2017
- IHBC opportunities spotlight: Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 2017 Travelling Fellowship – closing 19 Sept 16/06/2017
- BEFS highlights data resources on Europe & seeks thoughts BREXIT priorities by 20 June… 16/06/2017
- SAVE’s ‘Up My Street’ – Buildings at Risk Catalogue 2017-18: Launches 28 June 16/06/2017
The Saturday tours visited different sites in and around Worcester – from the Jewellery Quarter and Dudley Castle to Malvern station and the King’s School, and in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic Transport Infrastructure’, you can remind or inform yourself of these through IHBC’s Context write-ups from September 2016.
THA ‘Brexit Briefing’ update: 10-Year European funding provided c.£280m for heritage linked agri-environment schemes etc.
The Heritage Alliance (THA), England’s link body for heritage organisations, has produced a ‘Brexit briefing’ which has been updated to highlight how in the past 10 years the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, including LEADER, has provided England with c.£280m for agri-environment schemes and rural projects with a heritage component.
Experts have been assessing the damage at Parnham House, a Grade I (GI) 16th Century listed stately home near Beaminster which was gutted in a suspicious fire on Easter Sunday, with the Dorset Echo reporting locally on progress.
The Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) monthly ‘Future Trends’ workload index gained strength in March 2017 – rising to +22 from +16 in February 2017.
Bath Preservation Trust has launched a new publication giving guidance to owners on how to make changes to Listed Buildings (LBs) in Bath.
Conservation has started to restore Hurst Castle in Hampshire that was used up until the Second World War.
The IHBC stand at the CIOB/National Trust conference, ‘Keys to the Successful Operation of Historic Buildings’, on 3 May, in London’s Somerset House, offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly and Support Officer Carla Pianese – and IHBC volunteer and Full Member Rachael Parry, also a member of the IHBC’s new membership forum, ‘Council+’.
IHBC’s HESPR top Pick: Urban planning and landscape consultant(s) sought for Round 2 Sydney Gardens restoration, closing 22 May, £165,000
The IHBC’s heritage business listing, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly Bulletins of tender and other business opportunities into one handy resource, while the Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from Bath & North East Somerset for urban planning and landscape architectural consultant(s) to support a Round 2 application for Parks for People funding for the Sydney Gardens restoration project, closing 22 May and valued at £165,000.
IHBC’s extra weekly HESPR pick: HLF seeks ‘Think pieces’ on roles in ‘new UK housing supply’ – closing 15 May; £25,000 (inc. VAT)
An additional notice from the IHBC’s weekly HESPR bulletin – the regular publication of work opportunities for members of the IHBC’s business network listing, HESPR – is the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) notice seeking ‘think pieces’ on ‘an ambitious role’ for the HLF ‘in creating new housing supply across the UK’, closing 25 May, with up to £5,000 (inc VAT) allocated to develop each of 5 successful submissions.
Anticipating IHBC’s 2017 School? For CPD boost, see Context on 2016’s Day School… from ‘heritage @7p’ to ‘World Heritage’
The IHBC’s Friday Day School for 2016 saw a range of provocative presentations – covering issues from World Heritage and hearths to Loyd Grosman on heritage at 7p a head – so, in anticipation of our 2017 School on ‘Historic Transport Infrastructure’, you can remind or inform yourself of these talks through IHBC’s Context write-ups from September 2016.
A Wealden DC Conservative councillor has been forced to pay out more than £100,000 after being taken to court by her own council for illegally making ‘irreversible’ alterations to her Grade II (GII) listed home.
The IHBC stand at the Natural Stone Show in London offered delegates easy access to career and related practice advice from IHBC officers – Director Seán O’Reilly and Support Officer Carla Pianese – and on behalf of the Institute we would like to say a big ‘Thank you’ to our many visitors and colleagues there, and to Historic England for the opportunity to host our stand.
The newly reopened Hastings Pier has been voted Pier Of The Year 2017 by members of the National Piers Society (NPS), narrowly beating Worthing, which for the third year running came second, while Llandudno again took third place in this, the 21st year of the competition.
Historic England has objected to plans for a six-storey flat complex and restaurant in Poole’s historic Old Town.
The Environmental Audit Committee has criticised the Government for failing to set out a clear plan to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (or ‘Global Goals’) in the UK.
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