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- IHBC 2019 Student Awards judge announced: Ben Cowell, Historic Houses DG, to select the Gus Astley Student Awards for 2020 Brighton School presentations… #IHBCBrighton2020 18/10/2019
- Malcolm Payne Group welcomed as new practice on IHBC’s HESPR register of ‘service providers working to the IHBC’s standards’ 18/10/2019
- REMINDER PLACES STILL AVAILABLE at the Scottish Listed Property Show – FREE places for members! 18/10/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £142K+ costed opportunities this week: Scottish THI seeks ‘creative(s)’ in community engagement, closing 28/10 18/10/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Doorstep’: Banksy graffiti taken off GII listed Yorkshire bridge facing dismantling 18/10/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: AHF’s first grants to social enterprises & charities to transform town centres and high streets 18/10/2019
- Government Response published: Garden Design and Tourism Report 18/10/2019
- Charles Jencks architectural historian and critic and founder of Maggie’s cancer charity dies 18/10/2019
- Enhancing place-based partnerships in public engagement 18/10/2019
- Scotland’s Green Investment Portfolio: call for projects 18/10/2019
- Secure £500 donation to a charity of your choice by answering THA’s ‘Wellbeing’ survey 18/10/2019
- AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Urgency Grants pilot update, closing 31/10/2020 18/10/2019
- The RTPI celebrates 60 years of its Royal Charter 18/10/2019
- IHBC responds to Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) consultation, highlights needs for interdisciplinary conservation practitioners 15/10/2019
- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on ‘Heritage at Risk’ Campaigning: New 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 15/10/2019
- REMINDER: Join us as IHBC supports new Climate Heritage Network launch in Edinburgh on 24-25/10 15/10/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: The Liverpool GII ‘jewel’ that lies empty, derelict and vandalised 15/10/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (antique) doorstep’: Call for antiques trade to help find stolen south London cattle troughs 15/10/2019
- Historic Environment Scotland issues Annual Report 2018-19 15/10/2019
- BRE appoints Piers White MBE as new Chair 15/10/2019
- Three Commissioners appointed to the Historic England board 15/10/2019
- Heritage protection for battleship wreck and Lundy Island cliff-face steps as HMS Montagu and the Montagu Steps scheduled and more 15/10/2019
- Repair and maintenance of housing falls by £451m in Scotland as housing stock increases 15/10/2019
- Omitting carbon emissions from Part L could have huge implications for HVAC industry, says GDHV 15/10/2019
- AHF invests in Scotland’s small town landmark buildings 15/10/2019
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
Major review calls for biggest shakeup of the running of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty since they were founded 70 years ago. image: Dartmoor National Park – Open government Licence v3.0
Southwark Council has outlined its plans to introduce a set of principles, or promises to residents, that will guide a proposed bespoke programme of rooftop development aiming to provide vital new council housing.
The Government has announced plans to extend permitted development rules to allow developers to convert commercial buildings into homes without planning permission, but council leaders have warned the plans would prevent them from ensuring new homes are affordable and supported … Continue reading
BEFS welcomes Scotland’s Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill and Climate Change Impacts Guide launch, Glasgow, 8 Oct
BEFS has welcomed the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill, ‘committing Scotland to becoming a net-zero society by 2045’, while also welcoming the forthcoming launch of the Climate Change Impacts Guide as part of Climate Week 2019 on October … Continue reading
BESA & Women’s Engineering Society (WES) launch outstanding woman award: Nominations close 1 November
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is supporting the campaign to attract more women into engineering professions by launching an award to mark the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), with nominations closing on 1 November.
Public engagement research funding opportunities to ‘deepen links between research and the wider society’: Closing 21/10 & 12/11
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new public engagement funding calls which will offer arts and humanities researchers the opportunity to work with community partners and experiment with citizen science, with one application deadlines of 21 October and … Continue reading
National Trust joins Alzheimer’s Society to unlock history and heritage for millions of people affected by dementia
Two of the UK’s most popular charities the National Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society have today announced an ambitious three-year project to unlock some of the nation’s best loved history and heritage for millions of people affected by dementia.
Heritage and social investment partners join to provide capacity-building support for heritage organisations: See ‘RePlan’
Social enterprises and charities running historic buildings now have the opportunity to access RePlan, a new three-year capacity-building service funded by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), Historic Environment Scotland (HES), further supported by Historic … Continue reading
Thatching Apprenticeship Trailblazer Group continues to progress funded apprenticeship for thatchers, the Thatch Advice Centre has reported.
Historic England has published a new research report – Value of Maintenance for places of worship – that uses a sample of 30 listed church buildings across England, based on three successive Quinquennial Inspection Reports for each building. image for … Continue reading
New research reports that families avoid art galleries, theatres and museums due to a range of barriers.
The Highland Council will be putting measures in place to restrict the amount of construction and demolition waste bought to its network of 21 Household Waste Recycling Centres, as the Council’s Bulky Uplift service will be expanded to include small … Continue reading
Cardiff could be left with a skyline of empty buildings after an ‘oversaturation’ of luxury student flats, a leading architect has said.
On September 13th the Victorian Society announced its Top 10 Endangered buildings list.
Local people in England will be able to see how every pound of property developers’ cash, levied on new buildings, is spent supporting the new homes their community needs. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A swing bridge that was designed by Brunel is to be ‘saved’ with a £62,000 grant from Historic England.
Councils are set to benefit from a slice of nearly £2 million to crack down on illegal developments on the nation’s Green Belt. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The UK has legislated for net-zero emissions by 2050 – now the UK Government must show it is serious about its legal obligations to tackle and prepare for climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today in two … Continue reading
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced the locations that will benefit from a £95 million heritage boost for high streets in 69 towns across the country. image: Fiona Newton
Sir Tony Redmond has called for views for his independent review into the quality and effectiveness of the audit of local authorities in England, with the call closing on 22 November. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The RTPI is redoubling its call on the Government to give more resources and powers to local planning authorities to tackle climate change, with its ‘Resource Planning for Climate Action’ campaign, which recognises that without planners or adequate planning systems … Continue reading
Coventry University and the BRE Trust are offering a fully-funded PhD studentship to investigate using clays in low-carbon cement production. It will examine the properties of UK clays, their use in cement for mortars and concretes, and the sustainability and … Continue reading
CITB is embarking on its biggest ever consultation, with industry views from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (via CITBNI) being sought on more than 1,000 new and existing construction training standards.
The Scottish Government has been criticised for abandoning its manifesto pledge to introduce compulsory sale orders to help councils deal with empty homes and regenerate vacant and derelict land.
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has launched its Inspiring Creativity report, demonstrating ‘the integral role of heritage to the success of the creative economy’.