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- #IHBCVirtualSchool2020: Speaker bios & interim CPD support in place for ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic, 19 June, from just £15+VAT 08/05/2020
- IHBC ‘Virtual MATEs’: IHBC’s digital membership application support pilot 13/05, pm– limited places available 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 furlough update on your comms: Update your NewsBlog email alert contacts etc. 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s new ‘CPD Circular’ now out: Supporting relevant and accessible CPD from the IHBC, Recognised CPD Providers, partners and more! 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 46: Guidance for local government, includes ‘planning and building safety’ 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 47: … impact on markets, geopolitics and real estate, via RICS 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 48: Local Authority (coronavirus) regulations for Wales 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 49: Council of Europe recommendations on Citizens’ Engagement under Covid-19 restrictions, and the TCI’s take 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 50: HE’s contacts update 08/05/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £30M+ costed works: National body seeks asset advisers etc., closing 9/06, value £30M 08/05/2020
- New measures to protect UK high streets from aggressive rent collection and closure 08/05/2020
- NTS sets up it’s own ‘heritage lottery’ fund 08/05/2020
- Five years on from the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal, heritage-led recovery is uniting community 08/05/2020
- Shape our future! Share, promote, like and celebrate IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School – ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic – across your networks 05/05/2020
- IHBC ‘Members with benefits’: 15% off ‘Building Conservation’ courses from CIOB Academy’s ‘Online classroom’ – 2/3 June, 2/7 July 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 40: NI Environment Link ‘Impact Survey Report’ 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 41: ONS blogs on coronavirus impacts 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 42: Construction industry Coronavirus task force convened 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 43: Coping during COVID-19 – A checklist for construction projects 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 44: Free backgrounds for Virtual meetings from Studio Ghibli 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 45: THA’s update on Heritage Chat 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week, from REA, on 50 years of Earth Day 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Shock and dismay as historic monument vandalised with ‘stay at home’ message 05/05/2020
- IHBC CPD boost: Social Media & engaging with online communities, from the TCI 05/05/2020
- IHBC’s CPD Boost: Explore (and assist) DBW’s development of construction industry acronyms 05/05/2020
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IHBC’s ‘Conservation from the doorstep’: Council set to step in and buy the at risk GII* Mechanics’ Institute
The Mechanics’ Institute – a hugely important building in Swindon’s heritage – could soon be back in public hands.
An historic construction industry archive collection – the Construction Industry Resource Centre Archive (CIRCA) – is being broken up and some is at risk of being lost forever because the volunteers who look after it are running out of time … Continue reading
A dinosaur park featuring 30 reptilian replicas has been added to Historic England’s (HE) list of sites at risk of being lost.
Jacqueline Hughes, senior risk analyst at Equib, in pbctoday discusses how project managers for town centre developments can get their risk management strategy right.
Vital repairs to a Victorian railway bridge, Bennerley Viaduct on a global ‘at risk’ register will start within weeks, supporters have said.
Niamh Crimmins’ Blog fpr Historic Environment Scotland (HES) celebrates 30 years of the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland, and explores the history of Grangemouth through survey fieldwork and the HES Archives.
Building on #IHBCNottingham2019, IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’: HE webinar on ‘Acting in a flooding emergency’, 11 Dec @1pm
A free Historic England (HE) webinar on ‘Acting in a flooding emergency’ will take place on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 1pm. image: for illustration purposes only by Joanna Theobald
Greenpeace investigation raises concerns about the ability of the UK’s environmental regulator to manage homebuilding as the climate changes.
Looking back to #IHBCNottingham2019, IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’: ‘Floods overwhelm Venice, swamping basilica and squares’
Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency after ‘apocalyptic’ floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings, in a story that harks back to the IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School theme and talks, … Continue reading
IHBC’s IMHO on future conservation, from The Conversation: ‘Building new cities to meet Africa’s rapid urbanisation is a risky bet’
By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia which could mean the building of more urban areas in the next 100 years than … Continue reading
A new guide to help Scotland’s historic sites adapt to the impacts of climate change has been published by Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on ‘Heritage at Risk’ Campaigning: New 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel
IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School presentation on ‘Heritage at Risk: Who Cares?’ by Historic England’s Ben Robinson, now available on IHBC’s YouTube channel.
The Pontefract and Castleford Express has highlighted how Pontefract Castle has survived through battles and sieges, but has had time as its real enemy, but following a £5 million investment the castle has been removed from the ‘at risk’ list … Continue reading
See – or reprise – Nottingham’s ‘Keynote Speaker’ on video: Prof Zaki’s global take on ‘Heritage, risk and resilience’
The IHBC welcomed Prof. Zaki Aslan as the keynote Day School speaker at its 2019 Annual School – the lead event in the calendar of the UK’s built and historic environment conservation specialists – and now everyone can see his … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Officials remove three iconic Southport (Merseyside) buildings from their ‘at risk’ register
The removal of three buildings from Historic England’s ‘At risk’ register has been recognised on Sefton Council’s website, a report by The Liverpool Echo notes, as Christ Church in Waterloo, St Nicholas’ church in Crosby and Holy Trinity church in … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on heritage and risk: Notre Dame shows ‘the unifying force of culture, Grenfell the corruption of government’
Julian Vigo – ‘scholar, film-maker and human rights consultant’- explores in Counterpunch a personal take on how, in the aftermath of the fire at Notre Dame, people began to highlight the alleged hypocrisy surrounding how the Parisian cathedral’s fire was … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight: Cliff Hague says ‘We risk losing Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens… forever’
Exploring recent development threats to central Edinburgh and its World Heritage Site – including ‘permission… to add two storeys to the top of the Waverley Market, despite the damage this will do to the dramatic views of North Bridge and … Continue reading
Conservation joint research call for Analysis; Values; At Risk, and ‘Layered conservation’ – Closing 3 September 2019
The Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has announced a series of new funding opportunity for transnational proposals – ‘The Conservation, Protection and Use’ call – to ‘support research into strategies, methodologies and tools to … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: 14 Coventry historical sites ‘at risk of neglect, decay or vandalism’, newest is Holy Trinity Church
Coventry Live has reported on how fourteen of Coventry’s most treasured historical sites are at risk of neglect, decay or vandalism, according to the latest Historic England At Risk Register, with the newest being Holy Trinity Church in the city … Continue reading
Criminal record and 180 hours community service for builder who risked lives to cut costs when repointing
A Salford building contractor has been sentenced to 180 hours community service and made to pay a fine of £2000 after exposing workers to the dangers of falls from height and exposure to silica dust when repointing.
Reminder: Book now for low-cost ‘early-bird’ IHBC School rates at Nottingham 2019 ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience’
Booking now for the 2019 IHBC Annual School – in Nottingham on 4-6 July, on ’Heritage, Risk & Resilience: Confronting conservation calamities’, BUT ‘early bird’ low cost rates close on 20 April.
RTPI signs blue-green infrastructure declaration on need for investment in natural solutions to flood risk and climate change
The RTPI has signed the Newcastle Declaration on Blue and Green Infrastructure, recognising the critical need for proactive investment in natural solutions which can address the challenges of flood risk and climate change, a concept linked to the IHBC’s 2019 … Continue reading
More on heritage risk and resilience – and Nottingham 2019 – from Scotland to Scots: £713,000 to increase community resilience to improve flood protection
Communities across Scotland will benefit from more than £700,000 additional funding to improve flood protection, while delegates to the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham can learn about how best to use such finds for heritage resilience too.
IHBC’s 2019 Day School update with ‘Flying Archaeologist’ Ben Robinson on ‘Heritage at Risk’ and Essex Police Advisor Stephen Armson Smith on ‘Terrorism’
The IHBC has announced the next round of speakers for the 2019 Day School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’, in Nottingham on 5 July, as it offers challenging takes on both heritage at risk and terrorism.
Booking opens for IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School
Book now for low-cost ‘early-bird’ prices
Explore the IHBC on ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’
Booking is now open for the 2019 IHBC Annual School – in Nottingham on 4-6 July, on ’Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’, with early bird low cost fees available until 20 April. image: from the collection of Nottingham … Continue reading