Daily Archives: 06/06/2018

IHBC’s 2018 AGM papers out: Annual Schools 2018 & 2019 

The IHBC’s 2018 AGM papers – to be scrutinised at the Annual General Meeting at 5.15pm on Friday 22 June 2018, at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, 185 Stranmillis Road – have been issued to members, including nominations, financial summaries … Continue reading

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More IHBC members with benefits: 15% off ‘Building Conservation’ courses from CIOB Academy – 19/20 July (Glasgow); 17/18 Sept & 12/13 Nov (London)

The CIOB has continued its offer of 15% reductions for IHBC members attending its conservation courses, with a new event set for 19/20 July in Glasgow, alongside planned events in London on 17/18 September and 12/13 November.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to demolish Wrexham chapel for housing approved 

Plans to demolish a disused chapel in Ponciau, Wrexham to make way for housing have been approved, though ‘councillors lamented the disappearance of another place of worship from an area…’, as the Leader reports.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Walsall’s GII former Highgate Brewery back up for sale… with near £1m price tag 

The former Highgate Brewery, in Sandymount Road, Walsall, a Grade II listed building opened in 1898, is now being marketed with Birmingham-based property retailer Siddall Jones at £975,000 as it failed to sell at several auctions, The Express and Star … Continue reading

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New environmental law intended to deliver a Green Brexit 

Government has launched the new ‘Environmental Principles and Governance Bill’ consultation, on a new body to hold government to account and ‘ensure environmental protections will not be weakened as we leave the EU.’ Contains public sector information licensed under the … Continue reading

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Planning Portal Survey asks what will BIM mean for planning in 2025?

Business Information Modelling (BIM) is a 3D-modelling process which involves collecting and managing as much information as possible on current or proposed structures and a Planning Portal survey would like to know if you currently use this technology and what … Continue reading

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PM announces £3 million to support creative projects in the Northern Powerhouse 

A new £3 million fund to support creative and cultural organisations across the Northern Powerhouse has been announced by the Prime Minister on 8 May following an Industrial Strategy Sector deal for creative industries earlier in the year. Contains public … Continue reading

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Consultation launched by Brighton and Hove Council on Royal Pavillion Gardens listed ‘at risk’ by HE 

The Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton listed as ‘at risk’ by Historic England (HE) since October 2017 are the subject matter of a consultation by Brighton and Hove Council.

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Charities Commission publishes new guidance for trustees 

The Charities Commission has published two new guidance documents covering what is required of a charity trustee, including responsibilities to the charity: The essential trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do, and The essential trustee: 6 … Continue reading

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Allchurches Trust grant gives vital funding boost to CCT learning programme

An Allchurches Trust grant will give a vital funding boost to an innovative scheme by the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) that has engaged more than 13,500 children and young people in learning activities in their local church.

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