Daily Archives: 16/02/2018

IHBC’s Annual School 2018, Belfast 21-3 June: Day School lead speakers web page launched

The Day School lead ‘Speakers’ web page for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast – from 21-23 June and exploring ‘Our Shared Heritage’ – has been launched, highlighting speakers and topic areas, so now prospective delegates can see how the … Continue reading

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New IHBC Toolbox Research Note on ‘Market Intelligence’ from IHBC’s Jobs etc service: LA conservation jobs update for 2017! 

IHBC’s first Research Note for 2018 has been posted on our online Toolbox, offering our regular update of ‘Market Intelligence’ on local authority (LA) conservation-related jobs from our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service.

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REMINDER IHBC members with free CPD benefits: Last chances for the LPOC Listed Property Show – 25-5 Feb, London

More benefits for IHBC members – LPOC Property Show’s free IHBC CPD from Bob Kindred and more: drinks; networking; stands etc,  24-5 Feb, London (Book ASAP) IHBC joins in LPOC’s Listed Property Show: Free entry, CPD – including Kindred on … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick from c.£1M of costed work this week: Craven DC seeks research on its ‘Great Place’ project, value £50-60K, closing 09/03

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 £1M this week, and the IHBC Director’s current top pick … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (local government) doorstep: Partnership’s ‘impressive payback’ for Derby’s conservation areas 

Derby City Council has highlighted how a nine-year collaborative partnership scheme between Historic England (HE), the Council and local retailers to revive Derby’s historic shopping streets is celebrating success as shoppers and visitors can now enjoy one of Britain’s most … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘tekkie’ CPD boost: Blockchain technology transformation in the built environment 

Blockchain technology has the potential to be a transformative force in the construction industry, says the Construction Blockchain Consortium(CBC), which is bringing together industry and academia to ‘supercharge its development’ in the UK, notably in areas especially relevant to IHBC … Continue reading

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Cadw reminder: Heritage Impact Statements now needed

Cadw has published its reminder that owners must now submit a heritage impact statement with any listed building or conservation area consent application, a requirement in force since 1 September 2017, when it replaced a similar one for a supporting design … Continue reading

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Gender balanced public boards for Scotland as Bill on representation passes final stage

MSPs at the Scottish Parliament have passed the new Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill to legally require that women make up at least half the board members for all public authorities.

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BEFS’ Planning (Scotland) Bill – response & overview update

The Planning (Scotland) Bill appeared in December 2017, a little over 2 years since the independent panel carried out a ‘game-changing review of Scotland’s planning system’, and BEFS now offers a response and overview of the built environment sector’s responses … Continue reading

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Allchurches Trust dispersed £15M grants 2017

Allchurches Trust, one of the UK’s largest grant-makers, announced on 19 January that over the course of 2017 it gave grants totalling £15.6 million, its largest sum ever, to 1,324 churches, charities and communities across the UK and Ireland, and … Continue reading

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Jodrell Bank nominated as UNESCO world heritage site

Jodrell Bank Observatory has been chosen as the UK’s nomination for World Heritage site status in 2019, Heritage Minister Michael Ellis has announced. image Jodrell Bank website

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Janet Street-Porter’s ‘extroverted’ postmodern home listed

The Postmodern former home of journalist Janet Street-Porter in London has won Grade II-listed status for its ‘wholly untraditional’ and ‘extroverted’ aesthetic.

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