Search the archive
- IHBC’S NewsBlogs usually only summarise third party reports. Links to other sites may not be active so you may need to contact the host site for the original text.
- IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Award winners now out: Strathclyde University’s Estefania Macchi secures 2018 Award with information management and design focus; Commended successes cover Brutalism, conflict, staircases, cob, CMPs and much, much more 23/03/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £89M+ costed work this week: Waveney DC etc. seeks accredited architect for ‘as and when’ support for Lowestoft High Street Conservation Grant Scheme, closing 04/04, £25k-£50k 23/03/2019
- Major investment in Scotland’s conservation training as HES Conservation Directorate seeks 10 trainees, with salary starts from £17,500 and closing 8 April: All now out on IHBC’s unique Jobs etc service 23/03/2019
- HE’s regular Planning Bulletin highlights omission of ‘heritage’ from draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill 23/03/2019
- RTPI signs blue-green infrastructure declaration on need for investment in natural solutions to flood risk and climate change 23/03/2019
- Craft skills under threat with 37 additions to HCA’s Red List of Endangered Crafts 23/03/2019
- Parliamentary Committee: Reforms needed to secure future for high streets and town centres 23/03/2019
- ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites on 18 April themed on Rural Landscapes for 2019 23/03/2019
- BEFS submits response to the Scottish Charity Law Consultation for sector reference: Open till 1 April 23/03/2019
- Being Human festival searches for the UK’s best arts and humanities events: 14-23 Nov 23/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Sample a weekly HESPR alert’ opportunity! And see how IHBC can work for you at the ‘quality end of… commercial conservation’ 19/03/2019
- IHBC South East Branch 2019 Day School report: ‘Policy in Practice’, with a forward look to IHBC’s 2020 Annual School in Brighton 19/03/2019
- Don’t forget: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 open until 31 July – Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School… simply submit coursework online! 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the civic doorstep’; as Civic Voice raises the question: Is what is happening here happening everywhere? 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Railway Line’: Long-closed Otterington Station Grade II listed 19/03/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the ‘Ethical Marketing’ doorstep’: AHF’s new £7m loan and social investment fund to secure the future of the UK’s historic buildings 19/03/2019
- CIfA and FAME celebrate ‘More archaeologists employed than ever before’ – as 2018 Archaeological Market Survey now available 19/03/2019
- Another record-breaking year for Scottish heritage sites 19/03/2019
- NHTG receives funding from B&CE Charitable Trust 19/03/2019
- New flagship fund for nature in Scotland launched 19/03/2019
- How to explore a secret part of London’s underground history 19/03/2019
- Old photos show Katrine aqueduct being built 19/03/2019
- IHBC launches new Toolbox ‘Advice Note on the Curtilage Rule’, on listed farmhouses and associated farm buildings 16/03/2019
- Ecclesiastical issues its Heritage Sector insights: More context for the IHBC’s 2019 School 16/03/2019
- IHBC encourages input to RTPI Corporate Strategy review, closing 17 March 16/03/2019
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
Design Council Chief Executive, Sarah Weir OBE, has today announced the appointment of Sue Morgan to be the organisation’s new Director of Architecture and the Built Environment. image: Design Council website
An ancient Iron Age hillfort, Woodbury Castle, near Exmouth, is being wrecked from motorists illegally driving their vehicles off-road despite signage and temporary fences being installed at the site.
Lichfields’ sixth annual review of Local Plan production under the original National Planning Policy Framework 2012 (NPPF 2012) shows that only half of Local Planning authorities have put in place a Local Plan under its auspices, and highlights how even … Continue reading
Brick Development Association has announced that entries are now open for the Brick Awards 2019, which closes 31 May.
The first blocks of concrete have been removed from the top of one of the world’s most recognisable chimneys as the start of the demolition of Sellafield’s Windscale Pile One stack. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) has been leading on ‘Prioritisation’ work for the built and historic environment since Autumn 2018, to inform the work on the Built Heritage Investment Plan taking place within Historic Environment Scotland and the OPiT Built … Continue reading
Local councils have spent more than £800m on the purchase of UK shopping centres over the last three years.
Four new commissioners have been appointed to the government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A new deal means Glasgow City Council can begin paying back thousands of underpaid workers by selling off some of its most iconic buildings and venues to a council-run body and leasing them back to help pay for an equal … Continue reading
Power to Change has announced a new £3.2m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund to offer tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 to 150 groups to develop their projects.
The government launched a £1.6 billion fund 4 March 2019 to boost growth and give communities a greater say in their future after Brexit. image: Fiona Newton
In March 2019 PAS is carrying out a short survey of planning departments on behalf of MHCLG and the LGA.
The local authority, Glasgow City Council, has issued a 10-year vision that strives to reimagine Glasgow as a world-class city and bring derelict buildings back to life.
Proposals to increase choice for students and save on tuition fees have been passed by the House of Commons and House of Lords. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
The Co-op’s Community Wellbeing Index has been developed after it talked to people across the UK to find out what matters most – and what could be improved – where they live and work. image: Co-op YouTube video
Through the promotion of arts, English, science, and education the British Council works on high-profile international festivals and seasons, introducing people around the world to the best of UK culture and innovation, and has now offered an update on recent … Continue reading
For a quick guide to Historic England’s technical conservation guidance and research see the new brochure. (Update to NewsBlog of 28/08/18)
IHBC’s IMHO in Scotland: Architect and campaigner share views on Scotland’s derelict sites following new powers to address ‘eyesore sites’
The Scotsman has featured the opinions of Edinburgh architect Dr James Simpson and Save Leith Walk campaigner, Ian Hood, as they share their views on how to handle Scotland’s derelict sites following the announcement that Scottish councils are to receive … Continue reading
AHF launches Heritage Impact fun (HIF): New £7m loan and social investment fund to secure the future of the UK’s historic buildings
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), the specialist lender to the UK’s heritage projects, has launched a new £7m social investment fund to enable organisations to deliver economic and social impact from the re-use of the UK’s heritage buildings.
The latest issue (11) of Historic England Research digital magazine, is now out, exploring ‘wellbeing’ among other current topics.
Two landmark Portsmouth tower blocks are set to be demolished after work to strengthen them was estimated to cost £86m.
English Heritage, has received a private donation of £2.5m towards a new bridge at ‘one of the most spectacular historic sites in Britain’, Tintagel Castle, Cornwall. image EH YouTube
Campaigners have scored a High Court victory against a council’s decision not to designate playing fields in west London as a local green space, after a judge ruled that the authority had carried out a ‘plainly inadequate’ and ‘manifestly unfair’ … Continue reading
The Heritage of London Trust Operations Ltd (HOLTOP) has announced that it has received a £42,900 National Lottery grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards total project costs of £70,000.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by North Yorkshire County Council in a dispute over the visual effects of a proposed quarry extension in the Green Belt.