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- IHBC joins Fit for the Future, seeking mutual benefits from tighter links with a key environmental sustainability network 20/09/2019
- Reminder: IHBC’s top notch CPD conference from the NW: Authoritative takes on ‘Accessibility’ – barriers to solutions – Liverpool, 10 Oct… with tours too! 20/09/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £97M+ opportunities this week: Design Competition for Museum Group, closing 16/10, valued £1.8M 20/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the barstool’: Kray Twins historic pub saved from last orders in major campaign, from The Mirror 20/09/2019
- Thinking ahead to IHBC’s 2020 School & #IHBCBrighton2020: Shared ‘hubs’ urged for bankless towns 20/09/2019
- Major LB prosecution fine for unauthorized works secured by Westminster CC, for basement works on GII Listed Building: £162,300 20/09/2019
- Protecting Scotland’s Future: Programme for Government 2019-20 20/09/2019
- National Trust Annual Report: Membership surge & record £148m conservation and restoration spend 20/09/2019
- England: 100 places to benefit from new Towns Fund 20/09/2019
- Transport Secretary acts on HS2 ancient woodland clearances during Oakervee review 20/09/2019
- Historic England National Capacity Building Programme 2020/2021: Call for applications 20/09/2019
- RTPI to convene annual summit of heads of planning: ‘HOPE’ 20/09/2019
- Association of Heritage Engineers to re-introduce title of ‘Master Craftsman’ into heritage engineering 20/09/2019
- Wiki Loves Monuments UK: Part of the world’s largest photo contest, so join in during September 20/09/2019
- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on disaster recovery and the ‘Phoenix Case Study’: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 17/09/2019
- IHBC prompt: Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards – call for 2019 nominations open until 4 October 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (cultural) doorstep’: Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways to recapture former glories with Heritage Fund grant 17/09/2019
- IHBC ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: The pleasures and perils of architectural research – from our Highlands and Islands issue 17/09/2019
- Reflecting on #IHBCNottingham2019: Fire engulfs Grade II-listed Horncliffe Mansion 17/09/2019
- Lawyers put 100 local authorities on notice over climate inaction 17/09/2019
- North Somerset Council serves Birnbeck Pier repairs notice 17/09/2019
- Manchester College launches new industry-sponsored Architectural and Construction Engineering Scholarship for 16-18 year olds 17/09/2019
- New petition to save Whitechapel Bell Foundry 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s free, first-timer ‘taster’ membership for students on IHBC Recognised Conservation Courses* 13/09/2019
- Reminder: IHBC’s top class priority CPD in the north west: Making accessibility accessible to the conservation professional… BOOK NOW for the NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too! 13/09/2019
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See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, now including conservation threats and legislation: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel
IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School exploration of legal issues: ‘Saving Heritage Assets in Disrepair – the legal powers’, by Nigel Hewitson Planning Solicitor, and the ‘Destruction of Heritage Assets: the legal consequences’, … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ opportunities this week: Services for Birmingham Hippodrome sought, closing 04/10
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, while the IHBC Director’s top pick features a call for architectural services for Birmingham Hippodrome, closing 04/10.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), IHBC’s partner platform in our Conservation Wiki, has offered its 10,000 registered users – including interested IHBC members – guidance on ‘Design and build: Feasibility studies’.
Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: THA’s September Heritage Chat on ‘Regeneration of Historic High Streets’
This month’s Heritage Chat from England’s heritage link body, The Heritage Alliance (THA), takes place on Thursday 19th September, 13.00-14.00. image: Brighton – IHBC SE Branch
Voting in the 2020 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards closes on 15 September, with categories covering conservation, research, personal dedication and education.
Applications for the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (WCMT) Churchill Fellowships – a unique opportunity open to all UK adult citizens – will close on 17 September.
Helen Whately MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 10 September 2019, while in other changes, Zac Goldsmith has been promoted to Minister of … Continue reading
As part of the current £12million investment plan from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) ot has recently launched an augmented reality app – Castle Quest – which provides a new enhanced visitor experience for Caerlaverock Castle. image: HES
IHBC’s Twitter account, @IHBCtweet, has passed 10,500 followers, which offers more great news on the strength and breadth of our network and one success of the services we offer to members and the sector!
Don’t forget IHBC London’s 2019 conference: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond’ – Conserving Post-war Buildings & Places, 2 October
The IHBC London Branch conference for 2019, bauhaustobrutalism.ihbc.org.uk – #IHBCBauhaustoBrutalism, will offer critical CPD around the thorny but topical issue of ‘conserving post-war buildings and places’, over a programme of talks, challenges, networking and more, with content ranging from thermal performance to building … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Experts refuse to list Wolverton’s controversial Agora as an historic building
MKCITIZEN has reported on why Historic England rejected the case to list the controversial Wolverton Agora Centre as a building of historic interest.
IHBC CPD boost, on ‘planned preventative maintenance’ (PPM) and technology, from construction’s mainstream and via DBW
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), IHBC’s partner platform in our Conservation Wiki, has highlighted to its 10,000 registered users a recent take on mainstream construction practice in ‘planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and technology’ that may offer useful CPD insights to IHBC … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Annotating and revealing the historic landscape – and reproducing it – from the Highlands and Islands
IHBC’s Context covering the Scottish Highlands and Islands offers insights from Kenneth McElroy, Director of the Caithness Broch Project on what that project can teach us about how a voluntary grass roots organisation, looking to construct a ‘full scale replica’ … Continue reading
Local authorities are preventing developers from converting retail space into residential property because of scepticism over ‘Permitted Development Rights’, a private wealth law firm says, as reported by LocalGov. image: IHBC South East Branch
Scotland’s Doors Open Days kicked off its thirtieth birthday celebrations with a flower-filled Govanhill Baths, and offers a full website listing a wide range of regular and one-off opportunities for on-site CPD, accessible, free, and commended by the IHBC!
NLHF on young people and heritage: ‘Ways to meaningfully involve young people in heritage…’ with £10M pilot, ‘Kick the Dust’
Making heritage relevant to more – and more diverse – young people, is important says the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), which is why it set up ‘Kick the Dust’, a £10 million pilot programme to explore new ways of … Continue reading
Tibbalds and the Design Council have been appointed by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) to develop a visual design guide that will form part of the revised Design Planning Practice Guidance (PPG), supporting the National Planning … Continue reading
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government(MHCLG) commissioned and has published research that investigated the moisture resistance of typical constructions in both new buildings and where insulation is retrofitted to existing buildings.
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has been included in lonely Planet’s ‘Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist’ 2019. This esteemed book ranks the 500 most memorable and compelling sights and experiences across Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Channel Islands to creative a … Continue reading
IHBC supports COTAC’s ‘… Future of heritage conservation…’ 60th Anniversary Conference – Stirling, 6-7 Nov, and talking too!
The IHBC is helping support COTAC’s 60th anniversary conference – ‘A Digital Norm for the Future of Heritage Conservation…’ (Download) (Stirling, 6-7 November, with HES) – which will include the IHBC’s Director on the operation of the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines, … Continue reading
Reminder: IHBC’s free CPD at The Listed Property Show South West – free places, volunteer opportunities and more; Bristol 21/09
The IHBC is continuing its CPD partnership with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC), with free places for all members at The Listed Property Show South West, in Bristol on 21 September, and limited complimentary tickets – on request, so … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.3M+ opportunities this week: Heritage Impact Assessments sought for Northampton, closing 16/09
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, while the IHBC Director’s top pick features a call for three Heritage Impact Assessments in Northampton, closing 16/09.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (church) doorstep’: Norwich ‘Domesday Book’ church set for £200K revamp, thanks to NHCT
The Norwich Historic Churches Trust (NHCT) has secured a £218,000 grant towards repairs at St John de Sepulchre, ‘one of 25 in the city founded during the 10th century’.
Five arts and heritage projects will benefit from a share of a £60,000 pot from the Herefordshire’s a Great Place ‘Hidden Gems’ grant scheme – co-funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England, with support from Historic … Continue reading
Scotland’s historic environment attracts millions of visitors each year, creates a unique sense of place, and contributes to the economic and social well-being, so national link-body BEFS is maintaining an online reference resource of cases tied to the country’s plan … Continue reading