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- IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video! 16/07/2019
- BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council 16/07/2019
- IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts 16/07/2019
- MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019 16/07/2019
- HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August 16/07/2019
- CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair 16/07/2019
- New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site 16/07/2019
- NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit 16/07/2019
- Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham Annual School opens and closes, as records break and spotlights beam 12/07/2019
- Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review, as posts range from charity CEs and finance administrators to building inspectors, surveyors and more! 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £360M+ costed opportunities this week: Council seeks team for fee proposal for Tonedale Mill Repairs Notice, closing 24/07, value £50K 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Officials remove three iconic Southport (Merseyside) buildings from their ‘at risk’ register 12/07/2019
- Glasgow’s Egyptian Halls’ owner ordered to make urgent repairs 12/07/2019
- Boost for Scotland/Northern Powerhouse ‘Borderlands’ as £394.5M ‘Growth Deal’ signed 12/07/2019
- New UK parliamentary petition to Zero-rate VAT on deep retrofit/eco-refurbishment building works on all homes, now open, with deadline 8 January 2020 12/07/2019
- Winners in 2019 Street Design Awards range from Woking’s Muslim War Cemetery Peace Garden to innovative lighting in Brighton 12/07/2019
- Scotland’s ‘My Place Mentoring’ programme builds skills and capacity for community groups 12/07/2019
- England’s Northern Powerhouse lacks joined-up planning, RTPI warns 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 AGM approves new ‘Governance Proposals’; elects new Chair – David McDonald – and Vice Chair – Lone le Vay, among others, and says au revoir to departing officers 09/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £800K+ costed opportunities last week: Planning Inspectorate seeks ‘Non Salaried Inspectors’, closing 01/09,valued £99K 09/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (farmer’s) doorstep’: NFU and HE give drone to Wiltshire Police 09/07/2019
- England’s new High Streets Task Force will help revitalise high streets and town centres 09/07/2019
Monthly Archives: May 2018
In his introductory piece in the 2018 IHBC yearbook Chair James Caird writes a general review of the origins and purpose of the IHBC and its current place in the heritage sector.
Know The Consultation Institute? It says: ‘never boycott a consultation’, and you can hear TCI Chair at the IHBC 2018 School
Rhion Jones, a leading authority on Public Engagement and Consultation writing for the Consultation Institute (TCI), explains why consultees everywhere should think very carefully before advising their supporters to boycott a consultation, while 2018 School delegates can hear thoughts on … Continue reading
The Manchester Evening News tells the story of Hopwood Hall in Middleton, a grand family home for centuries now in a precarious state after being left empty and ravaged by the elements, so emergency repair work has begun to stop … Continue reading
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre announced that its £20.5m transformative ‘First Light at Jodrell Bank’ project is set to receive a total of £16.1m from The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). image: … Continue reading
If you know of a Victorian building in England or Wales built between 1837 and 1914, which is at risk and wish there was something you could do to help save it, then why not nominate it for the Victorian … Continue reading
Historic England (HE) has listed 17 bold, playful, brightly coloured post-modern buildings of the late 1970’s to 1990’s across six categories: culture, housing, education, civic, commercial and law, and ranging from Crown Courts in Cornwall to warehouses in Slough and … Continue reading
Merthyr Tydfil’s Cyfarthfa Castle, its park and the surrounding areas should be developed as an industrial heritage centre of international significance, in line with its place in history, according to a report published by the Design Commission for Wales. image: … Continue reading
Coastal landmarks which have fallen into disrepair have the opportunity to have life breathed back into them by a new Coastal Revival fund. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
The Centre for Economics and Business Research(CEBR) has launched a short survey which heritage sector interests are encouraged to complete to inform their analysis for Historic England (HE) on the economic impact of heritage.
At a packed-out glittering awards ceremony the winners of the 2018 Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence were announced.
IHBC’s 2018 Yearbook now out: Inspired by IHBC’s 2018 Annual School theme ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and introduced by AHF’s CE Matthew McKeague
More than 5500 copies of the IHBC’s Yearbook for 2018 are being distributed to members and sector leaders, containing feature articles linked to the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School theme of ‘Our Shared Heritage’, as well as the regular IHBC reviews … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD 2018 School boost: See Ulster’s ‘Young and Mackenzie’ exhibition, Belfast’s ‘most successful’ early C20 practice… free!
The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is hosting a free exhibition relating to Young and Mackenzie, the Belfast-based architectural and civil engineering practice, from 7 to 29 June 2018 – during the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School.
IHBC registers ‘serious concerns’ in response to HE draft ‘Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management’
Institute of Historic Building Conservation(IHBC) has responded to Historic England’s consultation draft on Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management: Historic England Advice Note 1, registering its serious concerns.
IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Hammersmith and Fulham seeks designer for park refurbishment, closing 15/06, value £45k
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week featuring Hammersmith and Fulham’s call for … Continue reading
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki, and one of the most popular construction industry websites. – , has featured a new article on ‘Risk Management’ that will be of interest to many members, including … Continue reading
IHBC’s Heritage from the doorstep: ‘This country’s heritage is about it’s pits as well as its palaces’ says the Mirror
An opinion piece from the Mirror by Paul Routledge suggests that, if we’re ever to understand where we’re going, we have to grasp where we’ve come from…
Welsh Government consultation on Issues, options and preferred option in relation to the NDF, closing 23/7
The Welsh Government seeks views on the next stage of the development of its National Development Framework (NDF), with comments sought by 23 July 2018.
People involved in heritage projects across Scotland are being urged to enter the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2018, as the scheme returns for a fourth year and is now open.
World Heritage Volunteers 2018 – ‘Empowering the Commitment’: Led by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and CCIVS
This year’s theme for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) 2018 campaign is ‘Empowering the Commitment to World Heritage’ led by UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS).
45th Nisshin Kogyo Co. Architectural Competition: Up to 1M yen prize for work themed on ‘Living Upon the History’
The 45th Nisshin Kogyo Co. international architectural competition, with up to 1M yen prize, is offered this year for work themed on: ‘Living Upon the History’, with a closing date of 01 October 2018.
Google Tour Creator has been launched and is an easy way for businesses to create and share their own VR tours.
More IHBC members (and School delegates) with benefits: 2018 School Friend UAH offers 25% off select CPD-linked publications – NB: Collect at UAH only or P&P extra
Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH), lead Friend for the IHBC’s 2018 School, is offering IHBC members and School delegates 25% off select publications, to support their CPD and learning experience at the School. Simply email Joanna at email@example.com, quoting your IHBC … Continue reading
Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? Don’t forget – Money is not the barrier as bursaries are still available!
Bursary places (mainly for the Day School) are still available for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast on 21-23 June, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: up to 9 hours … Continue reading
Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School – or going along? Either way, get your CPD boosts using our Day School ‘Speakers’ webpage
The IHBC is continually improving Continuing Professional Development (CPD) support at our Annual Schools, and for 2018 members can already assess projected skills and themes using a pilot CPD matrix suite – to promote School attendance and benefits to employers … Continue reading
IHBC Annual School’s ‘Sharing’ theme shared with Ireland’s national heritage week of ‘stories’ – 18 to Sunday, 26 August, 2018
As part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, over the last week of August, national and local organisations across Ireland will host heritage-related events that follow the ‘shared heritage’ topic of the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School, also a … Continue reading