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- Keynote speakers at the IHBC Annual Schools 2018/19: sharing heritage AND risk and resilience 11/12/2018
- IHBC raises objections in high-level Trailblazer Apprenticeship for ‘Historic Environment Advisors’ 11/12/2018
- DesigningBuildings Wiki features IHBC’s Context celebrating ‘50 years of the TCPA and LB protection’ 11/12/2018
- IHBC’s technical CPD boost from the UKGBC: ‘Improving visualisation of embodied carbon to inform better design decisions’ 11/12/2018
- IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’, collective and out of Context: ‘How can we communicate our shared heritage?’- Ask your co-workers and kick-start your own CPD boost! 11/12/2018
- BRE and USGBC announce new partnership 11/12/2018
- Historic England Angel Award Winners 2018 Revealed 11/12/2018
- Civic Voice launches fundraising campaign to respond to Building Beautiful Commission 11/12/2018
- Scotland’s new archaeology strategy launched 11/12/2018
- Gardens Trusts symposium reveals new discoveries about landscape gardener Humphry Repton in bicentenary year 11/12/2018
- Online archive of Landmark’s ‘History Albums’ now accessible 11/12/2018
- IHBC’s latest Council+ corners the tables to see how best to deliver member services 07/12/2018
- C20 Society’s Christmas gift to IHBC members: Join up and get a free ticket to ‘Looking Beyond the Bauhaus’ lecture series 07/12/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £253M+ costed work this week: Scottish Redundant Churches Trust seeks Conservation Plan author for Ninian Comper’s Cat A St Margaret’s, Braemar, closing 7/12; No price given 07/12/2018
- CPD in Context: ‘Risky buildings and sacred spaces’, and what we can learned from Belfast 07/12/2018
- IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’: Wellcome’s Living with Buildings exhibition, on health and the built environment – to 3 March, London 07/12/2018
- England’s ‘Open Doors’ pilot: Call for landlords to help match empty space to community needs – closing 31 Dec 07/12/2018
- Updates on England’s programme on planning reform 07/12/2018
- Fine of £5500 for misusing the title ‘architect’ 07/12/2018
- Warburg Institute Funded Research Fellowships for 2019-20 07/12/2018
- Idlicote House landowner loses appeal over sale of urns 07/12/2018
- RTPI to investigate strategic infrastructure planning 07/12/2018
- Scottish Lochside House named House of the Year 2018 07/12/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Out of Context’ CPD check-up and prize: ‘Who said that?’ – And what would you say back? FREE BS7913 for the best responses… 04/12/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (student’s) doorstep’: Making Meersbrook Project Film, Nov 2018 04/12/2018
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
The Vacant and Derelict Land Taskforce will start the process of finding 100 sites with the best potential for development from 26 November.
Slow progress reported on encouraging female apprentices to construction industry: 88% male in 2016/17
Industry initiatives to encourage young women to join the construction industry do not appear to be making much headway, as Construction Week reports on the latest statistics from the Department for Education, which report that 88% of apprenticeship starts in … Continue reading
The Heritage Alliance _(THA) – England’s link body for heritage interests – has highlighted how its Advocacy groups – which are open to all full members of the Alliance – and working groups – which can also include affiliates and … Continue reading
RTPI Scotland is pleased to announce that the Scottish Government and the universities of Heriot-Watt and Dundee will be funding £1000 bursaries to study planning at Masters level.
National Churches Trust commissioned a survey to understand the reasons why the public visit churches, chapels or meeting houses and what would make them more likely to visit for tourism or leisure, with findings including that ‘half (51%) of British … Continue reading
A national archive for the civil nuclear industry by Reiach & Hall Architects has won a top Scottish architecture prize: the Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award for 2018.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – has featured an exploration of how modern technology is changing the stone industry, even as natural stone is still quarried and fashioned into blocks or slabs in … Continue reading
Scottish Natural Heritage(SNH) reports that the wildlife and landscape of Scotland’s wildest and most remote islands, moorland and mountain ranges are set to be understood better through ground breaking new mapping technology pioneered by SNH, helping also to tackle climate … Continue reading
Draft Parliamentary Bill issued to ‘allow consideration of the ‘Restoration and Renewal Programme’ for Palace of Westminster’
A Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill presented to the House of Commons and presented to the House of Lords allows ‘interested parties the opportunity to consider the approach taken to the governance of the Restoration and Renewal Programme’. … Continue reading
APPG for Healthy Homes & Buildings White Paper published: highlighting ‘the need for a holistic approach to building design and renovation’
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Healthy Homes & Buildings has launched its White Paper: ‘Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes & Buildings’, which highlights ‘the need for a holistic approach to building design and renovation’.
RTPI Scotland and partners caution on ‘Rights of Appeal’ legislation – in favour of working local plans – as Parliament rejects calls in support
As proposals to introduce new rights for communities to appeal planning decisions in Scotland have failed to pass a key stage of the parliamentary legislative process, RTPI Scotland and partners have written an open letter setting out their views.
The government will examine how green infrastructure provision can be ‘incorporated into national planning guidance and policy’ to help mitigate against rising temperatures in urban areas, a Whitehall response to a parliamentary committee report has revealed.
The Vernacular Architecture Group(VAG) is able to offer three bursaries to assist registered students or professionals in the early years of their career to attend the Conference.
The William Morris Society is looking for a new Magazine Editor for its triannual publication.
SPAB invites nominations for 2019 John Betjeman award which celebrates excellence in the repair to specific elements of places of worship of all denominations and faiths in England and Wales, including the Isle of Man, with a closing date is … Continue reading
The Slate Landscape of North-West Wales will be the UK’s next preferred nomination for UNESCO World Heritage Site status, Heritage Minister Michael Ellis announced recently.
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is asking if you own or manage a community asset, as if you register it on the Community Assets Exchange (CAsE), a new comprehensive register of community assets in England, and be in with the … Continue reading
Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry has confirmed a £600 million devolution deal for the North of Tyne. It is expected to generate £1.1 billion for the local economy. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Nominations to the 2020 World Monuments Watch are now open and will be accepted until 1 March 2019, with ‘Heritage sites of all types and from any cultural period — ancient to modern —… [are] eligible for inclusion.’
The new ‘Once and Future Fund’ is an endowment launched by English Heritage to encourage the public to help protect the future of the nation’s heritage.
Fifteen outstanding examples of heritage achievement have been selected for a Heritage Angel Award by a panel of judges headed by Baroness Kay Andrews.
The government has extended the deadline for charities to apply for museums and galleries tax relief until January 4 2019.
Downing Street has rebuked Cabinet minister Penny Mordaunt over her rumoured plan to pull Britain out of global cultural body UNESCO. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The proportion of companies struggling to recruit skilled workers has hit its highest level since 2014, according to a Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) report.
The Canal & River Trust has begun a consultation on moving resource to regional teams, potentially putting some 240 staff “at risk” of redundancy, although the charity says it hopes to “redesign” many of the roles.