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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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The UK Government has outlined how high street shops and other companies under strain will be protected from aggressive rent collection and asked to pay what they can during the coronavirus pandemic. image: for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton
The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has set up its own heritage lottery fund ‘helping to protect the things we love about Scotland’.
Since the Gorkha earthquake killed almost 9,000 people in April 2015, Nepal has been on a slow and arduous route to recovery, while its vibrant cultural heritage of monuments, religious places, crafts, festivals and traditional practices has been key to … Continue reading
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
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.
HE’s new LPA project opportunity: Data supply & reconciliation between the National Record (NRHE) and HERs
Historic England (HE) is seeking proposals from local authorities, or partnerships led by a local authority, wishing to take part in the transfer and reconciliation of the terrestrial component of the National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) with their … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES), is donating food products stocked across its sites to local community food banks and homeless charities.
A campaign to convert the Grade II-listed (GII) former ‘Reading Gaol’ prison, backed by Reading council and luminaries including Stephen Fry, has been rejected by the Ministry of Justice.
The CBA has announced that Neil Redfern will take the post of Executive Director of The Council for British Archaeology(CBA).
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Netflix set to move into TV studios on Ashford railway works site
Video streaming giant Netflix is set to make new film and TV studios in Ashford its UK base, KentOnline understands.
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is calling for projects representing ‘best practice case study to illustrate the breadth of activity undertaken in the historic environment in Scotland’, so they can be added to their Historic Environment Case Studies database and … Continue reading
New service launched linking up organisations and senior advisors that ‘bridges the gap between work and retirement for construction professionals’
A new service has been launched that bridges the gap between work and retirement for construction professionals. ProTem.online is a network that capitalises on the experience of professionals approaching retirement, enabling organisations to hire some of the best brains in … Continue reading
A huge bridge section has collapsed in Tuscany, the latest case of Italy’s infrastructure crumbling after years of neglect.
IHBC’s CPD Boost, under COVID-19: See Web Cams of surreally empty city streets, Venice, New York, London & Beyond, courtesy of Open Culture
‘… empty cities seem a little more dystopian to me. Dystopias are ‘a kind of surrealism’, writes Kim Stanley Robinson for Open Culture, accompanied by views of empty streets.
The second round of the £10 million Urban Tree Challenge Fund opened on 30 March, helping plant more trees in England’s cities and towns. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Estimates looking across personal and economic well-being in the UK for Quarter 3 (July to Sept) 2019 have been published by the ONS.
City of Edinburgh Council is developing an app to support residents in shared properties in keeping their buildings in good condition. image: for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton
Ecclesiastical is partnering with leading researchers at the Health and Safety Executive’s Science and Research Centre to develop practical advice for charities, and seeks volunteers.
High streets have begun to receive a £22 billion coronavirus boost, with grants of up to £25,000 already being paid into bank accounts of high street businesses, government reports. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Strategic Stone Study, which has been described as ‘the most important project ever undertaken to identify and record the sources and uses of building stones in England’ has been completed this March.
Eilish McGuinness, Executive Director, Business Delivery of the Heritage Fund has issued more detail on how to apply for the £50 million Heritage Emergency Fund.
The Royal Town Planning Institute has issued a call for planners with specialist knowledge of the high street and its changing needs to apply to become High Streets Task Force (HSTF) experts.