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- IHBC joins Civic Voice conference, Birmingham, 19-20 Oct, with cash, stand, and chair, asking: ‘How can we balance conservation and regeneration?’ 25/09/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Birmingham Live celebrates city airport’s first terminal building being saved from bulldozers 25/09/2018
- IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost in Context’: Conservation philosophy from the IHBC Chair’s ‘Notes’, Context No. 154 25/09/2018
- Launch of ‘Partners in Planning’, in Scotland 25/09/2018
- More funding to boost services in England’s village pubs… 25/09/2018
- Theresa May says people should be proud of their council house 25/09/2018
- STBA: 3 year pilot for ‘Whole House Retrofit Toolkit’ 25/09/2018
- Scotland: New funding phase for Outdoor Learning – ‘OLiN’ 25/09/2018
- User needs survey on new OASIS system, closing end September 25/09/2018
- Dover District Council tackles poorly maintained town centre properties 25/09/2018
- Parliamentary Motion celebrates Sixth Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival 25/09/2018
- Secure your place at the heart of ‘Creative Conservation’, with sector leads (AHF, HE, THA etc.) + case studies + networks + stands: 4 Oct – ‘Cost effective and creative CPD, from London IHBC!’ 21/09/2018
- IHBC’s special Branch outreach and support uplift – All you need on your annual operations as new ‘IHBC Branch Operations’ and ‘Social Media Guidance’ launched! 21/09/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £1.2M+ costed work this week: Dover DC seeks services relating to Maison Dieu – closing 10/10, valued £52k 21/09/2018
- IHBC’s CPD boost with a twist: Context’s distillation in ‘Periodically’ … and fast too! 21/09/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (theatre) doorstep’: Theatre Royal Plymouth granted listed status – and Stage touts! 21/09/2018
- Government faces court action from FoE over ‘illegal’ planning policy 21/09/2018
- Seven Welsh high streets shortlisted for Great British High Street awards 21/09/2018
- ‘Prioritisation within built heritage’ – BEFS’ calls for ideas 21/09/2018
- Uxbridge homeowner who built illegal extensions ordered to pay nearly £10k in fines by court 21/09/2018
- Vic Soc Top 10 list reveals eclectic selection of endangered buildings 21/09/2018
- New HE & IHBC joint Webinar pilot: First online offerings and updates with ‘Enforcement’ focus – webinars from 11 Oct, with booking open now! 18/09/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Practice Spotlight’: Crumbling masonry in GII Gothic house cleaned up following S.215 ‘Untidy Sites Notice’ – ‘powers not used enough…’ says the IHBC 18/09/2018
- IHBC’s Context ‘CPD boost’- A heritage conservation revolution, in context 18/09/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage on the doorstep’: York Civic Trust on ‘the first modern lesbian’ 18/09/2018
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
The Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning: Update and vote for the people’s choice – closing soon!
Have your say in the winner of the People’s Choice for the prestigious Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning by voting online (closing late September)!
40,000 new trees for London! Community Tree Planting Grants and £1.5million woodland fund look to make London the world’s first National Park City
The Mayor of London has launched a new £1.5 million fund aiming to increase the current proportion of London’s land area under tree canopy by 10 per cent by 2050, with a view to London being the world’s first National … Continue reading
The Inspiring Impact programme to offer charities online support, events and flexible grants to spend on understanding and improving their impact has been awarded £600k of Big Lottery Funding.
The V&A Dundee is opening on Saturday 15 September, and ahead of its opening IHBC NewsBlogs reports on some building construction and collection highlights, including spectacular drone footage of work in progress and to completion.
The 2018 winner of the Carbuncle Cup is Redrock Stockport, a £45m leisure complex and car park designed by BDP for the local council. image: DBW website
An open letter has been sent to England’s Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, signed by 16 leading campaign organisations from across the political spectrum, from the CPRE to Shelter, calling for … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has issued an easy read version of the consultation document on the development of a Culture Strategy for Scotland, the consultation on which closes on 19 September.
A huge blaze has destroyed part of the Littlewoods Pools building, one of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks.
A listed building in Port Talbot has received over £1.5 million of funding from the Welsh Government (WG) and partners – around £500,000 from the Government and £1m from the EU funds – to form business spaces in the former … Continue reading
A project is calling for public input to provide records of maritime and harbour cranes throughout Europe, aiming to create a comprehensive online database.
A blue plaque has been placed at the home of the former Cooper Car Company, marking its motoring heritage. image: Historic England website
A £1 million programme has been set up by The Association of Independent Museums (AiM) and Biffa Award – which gives grants to community projects near landfill sites – to help museums tell the story of people who shaped the … Continue reading
Loyd Grossman recently appeared on a BBC radio programme to discuss NIMBYism in heritage and development, the programme ‘Sweet Reason- Nimbyism’ is currently available on BBC iPlayer.
Is listing cultural ‘bubble wrap’, or simply ‘cautious care’? HE’s Dr Mays clarifies the case to R4 listeners, as England’s 400,000th listing is celebrated through lively debate!
Further coverage of the National Heritage List for England reaching 400,000 entries includes Radio 4’s celebrated ‘Front Row’ discussion on listed buildings – and if we have too many – with Historic England’s (HE) Deborah Mays successfully making the case … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) launches consultation on draft Corporate Plan 2019-; closing 2 Nov; events planned too!
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has launched a consultation on its draft ‘Corporate Plan 2019-‘, which closes on 2 November, with events already planned for Argyll’s Lodgings, Stirling and the National Mining Museum, Newtongrange.
A major fire has affected the Grade B1 red sandstone Bank Buildings in Belfast City Centre, occupied by Primark, which many members may recall seeing as part of the the recent Annual School walking tours.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has announced that funding is to be made available to establish a collaborative Centre for Cultural Value, to advance understanding of the value of arts and culture in the UK and abroad, looking … Continue reading
Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Award for 2018 is now open to nominations that mark ‘significant achievement in the heritage sector’ or ‘outstanding individual contribution to heritage over a period of years’, with nominations closing on 30 September.
Community Heritage Scotland is a new project which aims to explore the ways in which people work and engage with heritage in their communities, while also aiming to bring about positive change in a sector which is not without its … Continue reading
Historic England (HE) has issued a new technical conservation guidance brochure, which can downloaded free.
HE and HE on the North East – Time capsules and listing uplifts for triple roundabouts and Tyne Bridge
Highways England (HE) and Historic England (HE) report on two linked items of heritage news in the North East of England, as the listing of Tyne Bridge in Newcastle has been upgraded to Grade II*, while the North East’s first … Continue reading
England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has begun consultation on a social housing green paper (with comments on the five core themes sought 6 November 2018).
London plans to become the ‘world’s most walkable city’ under a new plan unveiled by the capital’s first-ever walking and cycling commissioner, with its ‘Walking Action Plan – which is being supported by Public Health England – aiming to encourage … Continue reading
Three community projects in Glasgow will benefit from recent grants offered by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), including the ‘Pyramid at Anderston’, a new social enterprise delivering programmes from Glasgow’s iconic Pyramid Church, as well as funds to support the … Continue reading
The Heritage Alliance is looking for three new trustees to join its Board from December 2018, as well as a Treasurer to take over from Richard Norton in December 2019.