Daily Archives: 17/04/2018

IHBC Marsh Awards winners for 2018: Rewards & more at the IHBC’s 2018 School – Belfast 21-23 June

The judges of the third year of the IHBC Marsh Awards have met and carefully assessed the submissions in line with advertised criteria, and are delighted to announce the 2018 IHBC Marsh Award winners in its two categories: ‘Successful Learning’ … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Chair on Coventry’s conservation controversy featured by Designing Buildings Wiki

IHBC Chair James Caird’s letter to The Coventry Observer on local conservation controversies – tied to listings castigated by a local councillor – has been featured in the eletter of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki,and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Hundreds of locals attend events on the future of Rosefield Mills, Dumfries

Hundreds of local people have attended a series of events designed to consider the future of Rosefield Mills, as Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust (DHBT) has secured an agreement to purchase part of the mills and commissioned a community engagement programme … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘Utterly absurd’ plans to replace wooden cabinets at Oxford University Museum of Natural History

‘Utterly absurd’ plans to replace the wooden display cases at one of Oxford’s most popular museums have been criticised by architects, historians and heritage campaigners, reports the Oxford Mail.

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Wales Committee’s report on inquiry into the Historic Environment published

The Report of the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee which has been looking at the impact of the Historic Environment (Wales) Act, which gives more protection to listed buildings and scheduled ancient monuments in Wales, has been published, concluding … Continue reading

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Save calls for new entries – Buildings at Risk 2018-19

SAVE is starting the search for buildings at risk to appear in the 2018- 2019 Buildings at Risk catalogue and would like to hear suggestions. image SAVE website

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Could you be Chair of The Heritage Alliance? Closing 18 May 

The Heritage Alliance is looking for a new Chair, to be appointed at its Heritage Day and Annual General Meeting in December 2018, with nominations closing 18th May.

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European Scrutiny committee seeks clarity on VAT after Brexit

The House of Commons European Scrutiny committee has issued its report on ‘VAT: EU proposals for reform and the implications of Brexit’, seeking more detail from the Treasury about the government’s desired VAT arrangements for cross-border trade between the UK … Continue reading

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EYCH 2018 update- May chimney month 

May, the chimney month of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH 2018), is approaching, so if you are looking for ideas and wanting to join the European campaign, check out E-FAITH’s report below. image Industrial Heritage EU website

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