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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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Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston has launched a new emergency fund to support local tourism organisations throughout the coronavirus outbreak.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is publishing its Low Value Disputes Model Adjudication Procedure via a Webinar.
Spring is a good time to stand back and consider any building repairs that are required over the next 12 months, notes the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC), and regular inspection and maintenance is the key to keeping homes in … Continue reading
IHBC 2020 Virtual School #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 topics confirmed: ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic, and from Government, Community, Urbanism, Environment, Economics and more!
Topic areas have been finalised for the IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 covering Environment (Carl Elefante, 94th President, American Institute of Architects), Urbanism (Prof. Plácido González Martínez), Community (Carole Souter, previously HLF), Planning (Cliff Hague, RTPI Past President), Government (Kris … Continue reading
HCUK welcomed by IHBC as 2020 Virtual School ‘Principal Sponsor’ of ‘OLD TOWNS | NEW FUTURES’… from a Global Pandemic
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is delighted to announce HESPR member HCUK as the Principal Sponsor for the institute’s 2020 Virtual School, #IHBCVirtualSchool2020 on 19 June 2020.
A new 100% government backed loan scheme for small business is now available. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 35: Government testing ’access summaries’ include ‘those whose work cannot be done from home’.
The Government has confirmed that ‘anyone with symptoms whose work cannot be done from home’ (including ‘construction workers’) is now eligible to apply for ?#COVID19 testing.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 36: TCI explores planning guidance impacts, including removing pre-app consultations etc.
The Consultation Institute (TCI) has published an Associate’s review on recent adjustments in planning procedures and protocols.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 37: NI DfC update Department for Communities COVID-19 Stakeholder Update: 27 April 2020
The Northern Ireland (NI) Department for Communities, (DfC) has issued its latest update on the key announcements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BEFS’s Bulletin has published an update from Scotland on its ‘Our Place in Time (OPiT)’ CEO Forum.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is supporting the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) to gather data and develop guidance regarding employees coming out of furlough, with a survey now in place.
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £1.8M+ costed works: Multi-disciplinary design teamsought for works including conservation, closing 22/05, value £1.8M
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Outrage as historic Cornish beauty spot ruined with huge graffiti tag
Mount Edgcumbe, which looks after the ancient monument on behalf of Historic England, has a plan in place to remove the graffiti and report it to the police, writes The Plymouth Herald.
IHBC’s CPD Boost via our Virtual School, from ‘Built Heritage’: ‘Applying a Landscape Perspective to Digital Cultural Heritage’, free online access
As digital cultural heritage is shifting the focus from architectural settings to the landscape scale, a new ‘Special Issue’ of the free online journal ‘Built Heritage’ – the Executive Editor of which is the IHBC 2020 Virtual School contributor, architect … Continue reading
Firefighters have tackled a blaze at an historic Grade 11 li8sted former lace mill at Sandiacre, near Nottingham.
Open Culture suggests a Virtual Tour of the Louvre recognising that Video visits are no substitute, but these days they’re the best we’ve got.
IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020 closing date extended to 31 August: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School – Simply submit your coursework online!
Due to demand from conservation courses, the closing date for the IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award is extended to 31 August 2020, so if you have relevant coursework from history and theory to practice or enhancement, from ANY … Continue reading
New HE Ramsgate book with 30% reduction to IHBC SE Branch ’Ramsgate’ School delegates: ‘Ramsgate: The Town and its Seaside Heritage’
Historic England (HE) is offering a bonus to delegates at the South East (SE) Branch School in Ramsgate, last March, with a 30% reduction on its new history of the town, by architectural historian Geraint Franklin, who also spoke at … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 30: DCMS Committee Inquiry into ‘Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors’ – Call extended to 19 June
Westminster’s DCMS Committee has launched an inquiry into the ‘Impact of Covid-19 on Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s [DCMS] sectors’, considering both the immediate and long-term impact that Covid-19 and the related social and financial measures are having … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 31: NI’s Department for Communities COVID-19 Stakeholder Update, from 20/04
Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities, Communications & Engagement Unit has issued the latest in its regular updates on key announcements from the Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 32: CLC Statement on managing Payment and Contracts in these challenging times
An Open Letter from the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) supported by the Department of Business Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) and the Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA) provides a statement on payments and contracts with cascading suggested to encourage ‘reasonable management … Continue reading
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 33: ‘Avoid using microwave to get faster internet’, from Ofcom, via the BBC
People should avoid using the microwave at the same time as their wi-fi, media regulator Ofcom has said, as part of advice to help improve internet speeds.
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week, from the IHBC: PBCToday on construction site theft
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, including notices gleaned from across the development sector’s … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Conservation from the doorstep’: Campaign to save historic South Shields cinema designed by Sunderland architect
A campaign has been launched to save an historic cinema designed by a Sunderland architect from demolition, The Shields Gazette reports.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (COVID-19) doorstep’: Thieves take advantage of lockdown to steal lead from All Saints church roof in Halsham
The Hull Daily Mail reports that police have appealed for witnesses after thieves stole lead from the roof of All Saints Church in Halsham near Hedon during the coronavirus lockdown.