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- IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award winners now out: Strathclyde University’s Estefania Macchi secures 2018 Award with information management and design focus; Commended successes cover Brutalism, conflict, staircases, cob, CMPs and much, much more 23/03/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £89M+ costed work this week: Waveney DC etc. seeks accredited architect for ‘as and when’ support for Lowestoft High Street Conservation Grant Scheme, closing 04/04, £25k-£50k 23/03/2019
- Major investment in Scotland’s conservation training as HES Conservation Directorate seeks 10 trainees, with salary starts from £17,500 and closing 8 April: All now out on IHBC’s unique Jobs etc service 23/03/2019
- HE’s regular Planning Bulletin highlights omission of ‘heritage’ from draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill 23/03/2019
- RTPI signs blue-green infrastructure declaration on need for investment in natural solutions to flood risk and climate change 23/03/2019
- Craft skills under threat with 37 additions to HCA’s Red List of Endangered Crafts 23/03/2019
- Parliamentary Committee: Reforms needed to secure future for high streets and town centres 23/03/2019
- ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites on 18 April themed on Rural Landscapes for 2019 23/03/2019
- BEFS submits response to the Scottish Charity Law Consultation for sector reference: Open till 1 April 23/03/2019
- Being Human festival searches for the UK’s best arts and humanities events: 14-23 Nov 23/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Sample a weekly HESPR alert’ opportunity! And see how IHBC can work for you at the ‘quality end of… commercial conservation’ 19/03/2019
- IHBC South East Branch 2019 Day School report: ‘Policy in Practice’, with a forward look to IHBC’s 2020 Annual School in Brighton 19/03/2019
- Don’t forget: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 open until 31 July – Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School… simply submit coursework online! 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the civic doorstep’; as Civic Voice raises the question: Is what is happening here happening everywhere? 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Railway Line’: Long-closed Otterington Station Grade II listed 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the ‘Ethical Marketing’ doorstep’: AHF’s new £7m loan and social investment fund to secure the future of the UK’s historic buildings 19/03/2019
- CIfA and FAME celebrate ‘More archaeologists employed than ever before’ – as 2018 Archaeological Market Survey now available 19/03/2019
- Another record-breaking year for Scottish heritage sites 19/03/2019
- NHTG receives funding from B&CE Charitable Trust 19/03/2019
- New flagship fund for nature in Scotland launched 19/03/2019
- How to explore a secret part of London’s underground history 19/03/2019
- Old photos show Katrine aqueduct being built 19/03/2019
- IHBC launches new Toolbox ‘Advice Note on the Curtilage Rule’, on listed farmhouses and associated farm buildings 16/03/2019
- Ecclesiastical issues its Heritage Sector insights: More context for the IHBC’s 2019 School 16/03/2019
- IHBC encourages input to RTPI Corporate Strategy review, closing 17 March 16/03/2019
Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog
IHBC’s Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’ 1:
Loss of historic buildings in Exeter fire revives public interest in remains
The fire in Exeter’s Cathedral Yard on 28 October 2016 has had an unexpected legacy: the revival of public interest in the city’s historic built environment and the reawakening of popular interest in the city’s remaining historic buildings, aspects captured … Continue reading
IHBC’s Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’ 2:
GII listed arches at Scarborough railway station to be rebuilt following structural damage
The Scarborough News has reported on how two of the historic railway arches at Scarborough train station are to be demolished and rebuilt after being damaged by a vehicle, offering a perspective for delegates to take to the 2019 Nottingham … Continue reading
The Morning Advertiser has reported on how Newark and Sherwood District Council has said the White Hind’s new blue look must match its conservation area heritage aesthetic.
IHBC ‘CPD boost’: BIM & more – conservation practices, challenges and opportunities in a changing world, from COTAC Chair Ingval Maxwell to RIBA
In a RIBA knowledge post, Ingval Maxwell – Chair of COTAC, with which IHBC has a Memorandum of Understanding – discusses some of the challenges and opportunities that BIM poses for the conservation sector.
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
Conservation employer ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship consultation closes 22 March: IHBC Chair urges conservation employers and businesses to respond, including on ‘single’ or ‘core and option’ alternatives
England’s Trailblazer apprenticeship sector consultation for the Level 7 Historic Environment Advisor (professional) is open until 22 March, and the IHBC Chair James Caird has called on employers – especially IHBC HESPR members that understand the special skills that distinguish conservation … Continue reading
IHBC nominations to ‘Community Contribution (Retired member)’ Marsh Award: Closing date extended to 29 March
IHBC Branches have more time to celebrate retired members who volunteer their time and skills, with nominations for IHBC’s Marsh Award for ‘Community Contribution (Retired member)’, now open until 29 March!
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £674K costed work this week: Design Team sought for HLF project to save ‘last major bellfoundry in Britain’, closing 03/04, value £674K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call for a Design Team … Continue reading
IHBC centenary ‘CPD Boost’: Free documentary film marking Bauhaus School’s 100 years – ‘Bauhaus World’
In the centenary year of the founding of the Bauhaus, members can find out more with Bauhaus World, a free documentary celebrating the 100th anniversary of Germany’s legendary art, architecture & design school, accessible on Open Culture.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Road safety measures on Saltaire street ‘blocked’ by Historic England
The Telegraph and Argus has reported on how Historic England (HE) has objected to proposals to introduce traffic calming measures on a local street in Saltaire – meaning Bradford Council will now have to go back to the drawing board.
IHBC’s 2019 Council+ reviews IHBC conservation accreditation and CPD support: From MATE sessions to feedback and updates – London 2 May, with opportunities for all (travel paid) so register your interest ASAP!
The next IHBC Council+ – our national forum for engaging with members at all skills levels – will provide members, associates and affiliates with the opportunity to focus on their continuing professional development (CPD), so if you want to join … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Why £11.3m Leicester Cathedral revamp has been criticised by HE
The Leicester Mercury has explored how controversial plans to build a new extension at the front of Leicester Cathedral have been criticised by the ‘heritage watchdog’, Historic England (HE).
IHBC’s IMHO spotlight in Scotland: David Bookbinder, ‘Flat broke? How private landlords are destroying our tenements’
David Bookbinder, writing in Scottish Housing News, has explored the thorny issue of tenement repairs and offered workable solutions that he believes could save this vital part of Scotland’s community and heritage.
IHBC at HES in Edinburgh! A ‘MATE’ session recap on our latest conservation accreditation support event – ‘IHBC membership is a fantastic way of setting yourself apart from the competition…’
Kate Kendall the IHBC’s LETS Officer has continued her travels across the UK, delivering IHBC accreditation application guidance and CPD to members and colleagues, most recently with her Membership Application Training Event (MATE) session at Historic Environment Scotland (HES) in … Continue reading
IHBC welcomes top lawyer double act to the 2019 Annual School, with Charles Mynors and Nigel Hewitson: ‘… on legal issues around conservation calamities’!
The IHBC has announced two leading speakers for the legal section of the 2019 Day School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: Confronting conservation calamities’ in Nottingham on Friday 5 July, as it welcomes a special double-act of top lawyers Charles Mynors … Continue reading
REMINDER: IHBC Branches: Support your local ‘Successful learners in heritage skills’ with a nomination to our Marsh Awards and a chance of £500 cash and a place at Nottingham’s 2019 School! Due 28 February!
IHBC Branches can celebrate successful local learners in heritage craft, trade and related practices, with a nomination for IHBC’s Marsh Award for ‘Successful Learning in Heritage Skills’, due by 28 February, and help them secure £500 cash and a Full … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £10.2M+ costed work this week: RSPB Scotland, seeks developer of ‘micro-adventure with heritage interpretation’ (‘Wanderings and Windings’), closing 11/03, value £9000
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from RSPB Scotland for … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Organisations sign MOU ‘to promote Cornwall’s distinct identity’
The Falmouth Packet has explored how the recognition of the importance to residents and businesses of Cornish culture, heritage and the arts has been reinforced when major investors in culture signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work closely together … Continue reading
IHBC ‘Out of Context CPD Boost’: An ethnographic approach to conservation from Tom Yarrow – with an ‘energy twist’, from the Trobriand Islands to Scotland
Conservation is a nexus of people, ideas, interests and forms of professional practice that come together to create the complex and shifting object that is the historic environment, argues Tom Yarrow in a less familiar take on the practice recently … Continue reading
IHBC 2019 Day School update: ‘On structures and structural failure’ at IHBC’s Nottingham School, with Ed Morton (ex Canterbury, York and Westminster to St Paul’s) and John Ruddy (case study)
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, with renowned conservation engineers and IHBC Members Ed Morton and John Ruddy looking at … Continue reading
New IHBC MATE session: ‘Free, Friendly, Flexible and Informed’ conservation accreditation support – NW Branch, Manchester 28/02
A new IHBC North West (NW) Branch Membership Application Training Event (MATE) session is scheduled in Manchester on 28 February (5.30-8.30pm), and as BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, please email Kate at email@example.com by 21 February if interested.
IHBC hosts stand at Cambridge’s central conservation area 50th Anniversary celebration: Free CPD and more!
The IHBC is delighted to host a stand as we help the council and local communities celebrate the 50th anniversary of Conservation Areas in Cambridge, on 27 February, at Cambridge’s Guildhall: all welcome though with the evening event by prior … Continue reading
The Hastings Observer has reported how schools from across the borough gathered at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery for the first Historic England Heritage Schools Awards.
Instead of making a neglected building look brand-new, why not refurbish it to preserve and showcase the damage worked by fires, damp, squatters and the passage of time says Ike Ijeh, for Building Review, while exploring the advantages of growing … Continue reading
Serious about your Heritage career… or the competition? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ updates, for all your conservation needs
To help conservation careers and heritage employers across the conservation and heritage sectors, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of job openings and staff appointments featured in our ‘Jobs etc.’ service, so if you are interested in a heritage related … Continue reading