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- IHBC is at the 2019 Natural Stone Show, naturally – offering delegates news on IHBC’s HESPR, Conservation Wiki and much more: Excel, 30/4 to 2/5 – with more updates now out! 23/04/2019
- IHBC trustee and Technical Panel lead Prof John Edwards explores with CIOB how ‘Conservation is driving quality in construction’, for its annual ‘conservation etc.’ conference, 30 April, London 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (School) doorstep’: Edinburgh pupils to be taught construction skills to boost recruitment 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s CPD Boost on ‘Adversarial behaviour in the UK construction industry’, from DBW 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s CPD ‘Bauhaus centenary’ Boost: Original Bauhaus Books and Journals free to download! 23/04/2019
- Prince Charles, after Hillsborough’s ‘facelift’: Future of built heritage could be endangered by traditional skills shortage 23/04/2019
- Another historic building hit by fire: Major fire in the former Church of St John the Evangelist, Blackburn 23/04/2019
- Construction opportunities offered to 20 career-changing women 23/04/2019
- Place Alliance’s Big Meet 9 sees launch of ‘Place Value and the Ladder of Place Quality’ and seeks feedback on success to date 23/04/2019
- EH: Bob Marley named among new blue plaque recipients for 2019 23/04/2019
- WMF awarded grant for skills training project in Yemen 23/04/2019
- The Iron Bridge reopens to the public following £3.6 Million Project 23/04/2019
- CYARK: Building digital capacity in Rapa Nui 23/04/2019
- IHBC Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’: Notre Dame, the story so far… 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch free 7 May pre-School evening update: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’ 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290K+ costed work: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew etc. seeks condition survey of Wakehurst Mansion, closing 25/04, value £65k 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Talks on future improvements of ‘vast woodland areas’ at Duff House, Banff 19/04/2019
- Comments get Scruton sacked from Building Beautiful commission 19/04/2019
- Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS): ‘Planning Bill Could Break the System’ 19/04/2019
- HTN launches new partnership to support over 250 member organisations develop financial skills and knowledge 19/04/2019
- Historic England seeks Committee and Panel members and advisers etc., various closing dates 19/04/2019
- Communities bid to make their high streets fit for the future 19/04/2019
- Historic England launches new heritage apprenticeships 19/04/2019
- ‘Creating better towns’: A free aide-memoire published 19/04/2019
- Scottish natural capital accounts welcomed by SNH 19/04/2019
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This year National Women in Engineering Day was celebrated on 23 June, and to coincide with this the Institute of Civil Engineering is offering free online access to articles that address the issues of diversity in the built environment. The … Continue reading
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has launched a new ‘Be Fair’ framework designed to address issues of equality and diversity in construction. CITB writes: Led by CITB, the Framework has been developed by the industry for the industry in … Continue reading
Jane Duncan, RIBA Vice President Practice & Profession, has been appointed RIBA Equality and Diversity Champion. RIBA writes: This new role has been established to give senior support to the proactive work already delivered through Architects for Change, the RIBA’s … Continue reading
Communities across Scotland are to benefit from a share of £20.4m to support local regeneration activity. A total of 18 projects are being awarded funding in 2019/20 as part of the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) and more than 600 … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School context: BRE’s QSAND post-disaster assessment and the UN’s Sustainable Development goals
BRE has reported that through QSAND -(Quantifying Sustainability in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters) a self-assessment tool to promote sustainable approaches to relief, recovery and reconstruction after a natural disaster – it is contributing to help achieve several UN Sustainable … Continue reading
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS), the link body for Scotland’s built and historic environment interests, has summarised the most relevant parts of the Scottish Government Draft Budget for 2019-20, noting that Historic Environment Scotland’s grant will be reduced by 3.2%.
Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022: EU Ministers of Culture make the legacy of the European Year a priority
At the meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council in Brussels on 27 November, EU Ministers of Culture adopted, among others, conclusions on the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022, stressing the importance of sustaining the legacy of the … Continue reading
The RTPI has commissioned new research from the University of the West of England (UWE), in partnership with PBA (now a part of Stantec), to find out how strategic infrastructure planning is carried out on the ground. image: Open Government … Continue reading
Former housing minister Nick Raynsford in his planning review has warned that planning has been reduced to a ‘chaotic patchwork’ of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities. image: Open Government Licence … Continue reading
RTPI Scotland and partners caution on ‘Rights of Appeal’ legislation – in favour of working local plans – as Parliament rejects calls in support
As proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions in Scotland have failed to pass a key stage of the parliamentary legislative process, RTPI Scotland and partners have written an open letter setting out their views.
The British Council has recently launched a report entitled ‘Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth’, to share findings of a consultation and international research into cultural heritage for inclusive growth.
The milestone of a 400,00th listed building designation for England has been reached, through listing the former head office of the Raleigh Cycle Company in Nottingham. image: HE website
The Scottish Government have issued a call for applications relating to The Place Standard Conversations Fund and The Community-led Design Fund (closing dates 31 October and 28 September).
Steven Tolson and Dr Margaret Brown of the University of the West of Scotland reflect on place making and urban living for older people in a post for Architecture and Design Scotland, linked to ‘A Caring Place’, a half-day event … Continue reading
The incongruent architecture, cultural baggage and gender inequality must go, argues Ed Husain in his Spectator review of Shahed Saleem’s ‘The British Mosque: An Architectural and Social History’, as he explains why these mosques need to adapt to the reality … Continue reading
MSPs at the Scottish Parliament have passed the new Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill to legally require that women make up at least half the board members for all public authorities.
Communications agency ‘Built Environment Communications Group’ (becg) has launched new BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities) and LGBT+ initiatives.
IHBC benefits for members: 10% off new ‘Listed buildings and other heritage assets’ – Mynors & Hewitson, till end Dec
IHBC members can avail of a 10% reduction in the list price of the update of the standard legal guide on listed buildings, now in its 5th edition and by Dr Charles Mynors & Nigel Hewitson, with the offer closing … Continue reading
Film director warns that unsympathetic developments aimed at visitors could lead to historic city losing its UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS) status.
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) has produced a useful summary of built environment related events taking place at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August, any of which might be of interest to IHBC members.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has issued guidance on the issues local areas should consider where they are contemplating introducing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).
The Great Place Scheme has been launched in Northern Ireland, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), to put culture and heritage at the heart of the development of local communities.
A £1.5m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) investment in Wales should promote a partnership approach to regeneration in Wales, says Kay Andrews, UK trustee and chair of HLF in Wales.
EoV delivered by the UK Delegation to UNESCO, regarding the Jerusalem resolution and the resolution concerning Educational And Cultural Institutions in the Occupied Arab Territories. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
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. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.