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- Don’t forget: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July – Simply submit coursework (anything from history to design and beyond) for the chance of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School! 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ToolBox SelfStarter update for ‘Volunteers and Careers’: New UK heritage careers guide from BEFS and Heritage Alliance 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Bedford Hospital must keep historic nursery rhyme tiles 21/05/2019
- IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ and case study – out of Context and inside Scotland – on ‘Thatching techniques’ 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on heritage and risk: Notre Dame shows ‘the unifying force of culture, Grenfell the corruption of government’ 21/05/2019
- Great Yarmouth Council £2m scheme to buy and renovate ‘dilapidated’ flats 21/05/2019
- Councillor calls on government to revoke demolition process without consultation 21/05/2019
- SPAB launches the Philip Webb Award for 2019 21/05/2019
- Isle of Wight houses on graves plan branded ‘appalling’ by relatives: BBC 21/05/2019
- Protecting the Scottish countryside: apply for funding 21/05/2019
- Competition ‘Call for Entries: Barjeel Museum for Modern Arab Art’, seeks designs ‘informed by local cultural heritage and environmental conditions’: Registration opens 1 June 21/05/2019
- New IHBC Yearbook web resource launched: ‘Look back with pride (and perspective)… to IHBC 2007 and after’ 18/05/2019
- Staff changes at the IHBC: Carla (Support@ihbc.org.uk) moves on now, Kate (LETS@ihbc.org.uk) after 2019 Nottingham School – backups and replacements planned 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £2M+ costed opportunities this week: RSPB Cymru seeks team for the Lake Vyrnwy Experience Project, closing 3/06, valued at £1.2M 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Lidl car park could wipe out nationally important historic monument in Carmarthen 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight: Cliff Hague says ‘We risk losing Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens… forever’ 18/05/2019
- Planning Inspectorate announces search for recruit 20 senior inspectors: Closing 30 May 18/05/2019
- Westminster: Legislative plans for Olympics-style body to oversee restoration works 18/05/2019
- Historic Environment Scotland surveys stakeholders about ‘role in the planning system’: 6 minute survey closes 6 June 18/05/2019
- Empty dwelling management orders hit all-time low 18/05/2019
- ‘New-build homes not fire safe’, BBC investigation finds 18/05/2019
- Conservation joint research call for Analysis; Values; At Risk, and ‘Layered conservation’ – Closing 3 September 2019 18/05/2019
- Now you can get a degree in carving from City & Guilds of London Art School 18/05/2019
- Ever wondered ‘How Venice Works’, with 124 Islands, 183 Canals & 438 Bridges 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s Council+ on help from ‘MATEs’ and much more: from AGM previews to accreditation and CPD, support, scrutiny and certification 14/05/2019
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
A targeted analysis by BEFS into how existing historic environment (HE) policies are utilised within the planning system has been published. image: BEFS
On 14 April 2016, The National Audit Office (NAO) published Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation, a report assessing the value for money of the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) schemes.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has resorted to the unprecedented step of erecting two temporary information signs on land at Upper Burrows in Freshwater East where protected trees were felled and abandoned.
As part of its recent report on regenerating seaside towns, the House of Lords’ plan suggested that solving problems in Blackpool could prove key in tackling issues across England, and Blackpool has responded accordingly…
Open doors to communities in need with the ‘Meanwhile Foundation’, as ‘landlords turn their empty shops into vibrant community hubs’…
Government says that towns across the country will benefit from a new scheme which will see landlords turn their empty shops into vibrant community hubs open to the public in a project partnership delivered by Meanwhile Foundation in partnership with … Continue reading
If you know of an important heritage that is endangered – such as a historic monument or archaeological site, a place of worship, an industrial complex, a historic park, a museum or a movable heritage asset – Europa Nostra is … Continue reading
As Debenhams has named 22 of the 50 stores it plans to close as part of a plan by new owners to revive the department store chain, the BBC reflects on what will – or might – happen to all … Continue reading
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation publishes report on value of ‘core funding’ for organisations, to offer supporting ‘ammunition’
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has published its report sharing its insights into core funding with the aim of giving others ‘the ammunition to continue to make the case’.
The Brick Development Association (BDA) has highlighted how the opportunity to compete at the industry’s highest level and be recognised by top-tier trade and national press makes it worth spending a few minutes on entry for the Brick Awards 2019.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has published its annual ‘State of Brownfield’ report, which shows there is enough suitable brownfield land available in England for more than 1 million homes across over 18,000 sites and over 26,000 hectares.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is sharing its second Corporate Plan ‘Heritage For All’ as Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of HES, personally leads in its promotion.
At an Extraordinary General Meeting, held in Leeds on Friday, 26 April 2019, accredited members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologist (CIfA) voted not to petition the Privy Council to introduction of a new Chartered Archaeologist grade of accredited member.
APPG for EBE launches new 7th Inquiry: ‘… recruitment and retention of more women into construction…’ submissions by14 May
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Excellence in the Built Environment (EBE) has announced its new Inquiry, which will look at how the recruitment and retention of more women into construction and how that might help to ameliorate the … Continue reading
BBC News has reported on how, across the world, destruction of cultural attractions causes a specific sort of communal grief.
A Battle of Britain base erupted into flames in early April with firefighters battling a huge aerodrome fire.
The Welsh Government is consulting on guidance ‘help people plan and improve access to listed buildings’, closing 19 July.
A scoping review on heritage and wellbeing has been published, which looked at 75 papers and reports on the impact of heritage places, interventions, and assets, to discover how they impact our individual and community wellbeing.
The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) has opened its ‘Champing’ (‘Church Camping’) season, which runs to 29 September, and says ‘Come to a sleepover at our place!’ image: Champing™
Scotland’s natural capital worth £273 billion according to an ‘Experimental Statistics Publication for Scotland’
A comprehensive assessment has been carried out for the first time of the monetary value of Scotland’s natural capital, and has calculated that in 2015 the asset value of Scottish natural capital was an estimated £273 billion.
A 19th Century Art Deco pier originally built as a landing stage has been named this year’s Pier of the Year.
HE: Business owners and operators based in listed buildings say they benefit from their historic premises
More than 500 businesses from across the country were polled as part of the Survey of Listed Building Owners 2018, sponsored by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical. image: IHBC SE Branch for Brighton2020
The CLA (Country Land and Business Association) has welcomed the proposed introduction of conservation covenants in England, but warns that additional detail will be required before their potential to support biodiversity net gain can be realistically assessed. image: Peter Badcock
Call for ‘European Heritage Stories’: On heritage work by communities in Europe – just fill in the form!
A call for ‘European Heritage Stories’ hopes to identify the European dimension of heritage sites and heritage work undertaken by the communities in Europe, while ‘All you have to do is fill in the application form and your story will … Continue reading
MSPs should think again about the massive financial implications of the Planning Bill currently making its way through the Scottish Parliament, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland has warned.
A £3 million fund to improve village halls and better connect rural communities across the country has been launched by the government, with funding to support around a hundred local building projects to help rural communities ‘better connect’. image: Open … Continue reading