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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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Introducing NESTA’s Arts & Culture £20M Impact Fund: ‘The world’s biggest impact investment fund for the creative arts’
A £20 million fund offering loans of between £150,000 and £1 million to help social enterprises in the arts, cultural and heritage sectors innovate and grow, builds on the success of the new Arts Impact Fund from NESTA (formerly NESTA: … Continue reading
Wales’s history books are packed full of extraordinary heroes — from NHS founder, Aneurin Bevan, to 14th-century leader, Owain Glynd?r.But what about the inspiring women that have helped to shape our country?
Scottish Government is funding research into advice and support to resolve disputes over shared upkeep of tenements. Image: Commons Wikimedia – Thomas Nugent / Dudley Drive
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is currently undertaking a review of the survey needs of the department, including the Taking Part survey, closing 1 June 2020.
Due to the unfolding Covid-19 situation and the challenges this presents for applicants in putting together applications the AHRC has extended the deadline for this call to Tuesday 21st April 2020.
The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence recognise and promote high quality, impactful spatial planning research carried out by chartered members and accredited planning schools from around the world and are open for entries until 18 May at 5pm.
Quartermain outlines government support for PAs under Covid-1 in final letter as England’s chief planner
England’s chief planner Steve Quartermain has encouraged local planning authorities to use technology to continue their service and ensure that discussions and consultations can go ahead during the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19).
A facility used for testing nuclear submarine reactors in Dounreay, Scotland is to be demolished by the 2030s.
Scott Street Bridge was decommissioned in 1994 and was recently targeted by the famous artist.
Philip Long OBE, currently Director of V&A Dundee, has been appointed Chief Executive of the National Trust for Scotland (NTS).
Make a splash with Historic Environment Scotland’s new funding programme – We are encouraging organisations with community-based projects to apply for our new Coasts and Waters Heritage Fund which launched on Monday 9 March for the Year of Coasts and … Continue reading
Biffa Award Partnership Grants Schemes now open with the Round One deadline on 17 April 2020 and Round Two on 7 August 2020.
The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.
The National Trust will furlough up to 80% of its staff as it responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
A traditional mill in Aberdeenshire dating back almost 140 years has been destroyed by a huge fire.
To celebrate its 85th birthday, gas company Calor has increased the value of its Rural Communities Fund to £85,000, which it will divide into 22 prizes, closing 9 April. image: for illustration purposes only – P Badcock
The RTPI are undertaking research on Measuring Planning Outcomes Research to consider how local authorities can measure the outcomes of planning in order to track and improve the impact of planning. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence … Continue reading
Lovers of the built environment and folk self-isolating throughout Scotland, if spending a little more time indoors or are seeking an interesting way to pass the time why not look to the Scottish Civic Trust’s #WhatsOotMaWindae for some fun and … Continue reading
Design, Heritage and Biodiversity intertwine as new schemes in Brighton need ‘swift bricks’ for nesting birds to get planning
Planning rules passed by Brighton and Hove council which come into force next month and will require new developments to contain so-called ’swift bricks’ to encourage nesting birds.
Landscape-scale conservation to help tackle climate change and benefit more than 2.5 million visitors as, recognising the increasing need for a bigger, better and more joined-up approach to nature conservation, seven leading partners have come together to help protect wildlife … Continue reading
Government UK notes 16 out of 22 Rosewell recommendations implemented, as the Planning Inspectorate publishes its updated Action Plan. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
City Hall has overruled Southwark Council to approve a £500m development on Bermondsey’s Biscuit Factory despite concern over a ‘shortfall’ of social housing as the plans, initially thrown out by Southwark’s planning committee over a lack of affordable homes, will … Continue reading
After years of historical and archaeological detective work, nine lost statues of the ‘Muses’ – goddesses of the creative arts and poetry – have been recreated at the National Trust’s world-famous gardens at Stowe in Buckinghamshire.
The Scottish Government has published ‘A Culture Strategy for Scotland’ which shows how important culture is to Scotland’s prosperity and sets the future direction for supporting culture in Scotland.
England’s Housing Minister: Speech to the Planning Inspectorate, on good and bad design, with a heritage handle
England’s Housing Minister Christopher Pincher made a speech at the Planning Inspectorate Annual Training Event, name-checking history, design, old buildings and more. image: Open Government Licence v3.0