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- IHBC Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’: Notre Dame, the story so far… 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch free 7 May pre-School evening update: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’ 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290K+ costed work: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew etc. seeks condition survey of Wakehurst Mansion, closing 25/04, value £65k 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Talks on future improvements of ‘vast woodland areas’ at Duff House, Banff 19/04/2019
- Comments get Scruton sacked from Building Beautiful commission 19/04/2019
- Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS): ‘Planning Bill Could Break the System’ 19/04/2019
- HTN launches new partnership to support over 250 member organisations develop financial skills and knowledge 19/04/2019
- Historic England seeks Committee and Panel members and advisers etc., various closing dates 19/04/2019
- Communities bid to make their high streets fit for the future 19/04/2019
- Historic England launches new heritage apprenticeships 19/04/2019
- ‘Creating better towns’: A free aide-memoire published 19/04/2019
- Scottish natural capital accounts welcomed by SNH 19/04/2019
- Digital Construction Week Call for Papers closes 15th May 2019 19/04/2019
- Call for ‘best practice’ etc. events for London’s Urban Tree Festival: 18-19 May – closing Easter Monday 19/04/2019
- IHBC offers sympathies to Paris – and Europe and beyond – on Notre Dame fire, as scale of damage continues under review 16/04/2019
- IHBC responds to HE guidance on terraced housing 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (union) doorstep’: Dudley council to undertake Unite’s pioneering construction charter 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (engineering) doorstep’: HE’s new guidance on piling reported to engineers 16/04/2019
- Sheffield councillors decline to determine planning application before consultation concluded 16/04/2019
- Big Ben’s iconic clock face restored to original blue colour 16/04/2019
- Ornate Victorian pool found beneath fishpond in Wales 16/04/2019
- More school trips are needed to inspire a passion for heritage 16/04/2019
- £3.7 million to fund 5 new garden towns across the country 16/04/2019
- HE consults on advice note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’: Closing 10 May 16/04/2019
- Heritage Alliance receives Resilience Funding 16/04/2019
Daily Archives: 09/02/2018
The IHBC will soon launch a special support service for our HESPR membership – those commercial historic environment practices that formally recognise the IHBC’s standards in conservation – when national IHBC stands offer to carry individual HESPR member’s promotional literature, … Continue reading
The IHBC’s Scotland Branch has offered ‘Written evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee on the Planning (Scotland) Bill Financial Memorandum’, highlighting the need for ‘greater resources and skills… [for] Planning Authorities’; more effective engagement with communities, ‘starting … Continue reading
IHBC Branches: Celebrate your retired members with a nomination to our Marsh Awards – they might win £500 cash and a free School place
IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£310K+ costed work this week: … HE seeks project consultant on careers advice for young people, value £15-20K, closing 22/02
The IHBC’s heritage business list, HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with costed opportunities worth more than £310,000 this week, while the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading
Daisy Nelson and Sarah Richardson explore Bath Abbey, with more than 8,500 bodies buried beneath it, which is being repaired, stabilised and provided with a geothermally sourced underfloor heating system.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: High Court judge could scrutinize controversial demolition of Wolverton railway works, Milton Keynes
MK Citizen reports on how a Milton Keynes Council decision on the controversial demolition of Wolverton railway works may be scrutinised by a High Court judge as Historic England seeks judicial review.
The Lancashire Post has reported to its readers on how peers have hit out at controversial plans to build a zip wire tourist attraction across the Thirlmere Reservoir in the Lake District.
MPs have voted to leave the Palace of Westminster while a proposed multi-billion pound refurbishment of the historic building takes place, as MPs have been warned by Historic England (HE) that the Palace of Westminster could be placed on Britain’s … Continue reading
The Victorian Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Griff Rhys Jones as its new President, replacing Lord Briggs of Lewes (who died in March 2016), and has held the position of Vice-President of the Society since 2009.
EU Ministers of Culture adopt Davos Declaration: ‘Towards a European vision of high-quality Baukultur’ – includes process with outcome
At the Conference of EU Ministers of Culture on 22 Jan 2018, the ‘Davos Declaration’ was adopted: ‘Towards a European vision of high-quality Baukultur’, which ‘includes not only the result of… actual construction, but also the processes that lead up … Continue reading
Proposals in draft revised NPPF to make it easier to build upwards as Javid remembers heritage policies too!
New planning proposals will make it easier for developers to build upwards on existing houses and flats in changes to be included in the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), allowing an extra two floors to be added to … Continue reading
Open Culture reports on a little-known use of fences & railings of south London housing estates doubled as emergency stretchers for wartime casualties.