Daily Archives: 15/06/2018

Heritage Collective, Principal Sponsor to IHBC’s 2018 School, will focus on delegate welcomes by staff

With eleven staff attending the 2018 Belfast School, Heritage Collective, Principal Sponsor of the School (and one of now 38 IHBC HESPR members!), reports that through its employees it looks forward to offering more personal welcomes to School delegates, marking … Continue reading

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‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ skills review: From Historic England’s ‘Taylor Review’ pilot posts to HESPR member Heritage Collective’s ‘Heritage Consultant’ opportunity 

To help profile career opportunities in the sector, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of job openings and staff appointments as featured in our IHBC Jobs etc. service, with many posts still open!

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A timely ‘IHBC CPD boost’ for Belfast 2018 from the BBC, featuring Belfast Buildings Trust’s ‘Carlisle Memorial’ case study 

The BBC has featured the recent rise in fortunes of Belfast’s Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church, of 1875 – designed by W.H. Lynn, a one-time partner of the more familiar Charles Lanyon – which is also a case study included the … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s pick from last week: Birmingham CC seeks conservation professional architectural services for GII* listed Highbury Hall, closing 22/06, value £400k 

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 the recent all from Birmingham … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Taunton Dean BC issues Urgent Works Notice to Tonedale House owners

The Somerset County Gazette has reported on how Taunton Dean Borough Council (BC) has served an Urgent Works Notice on the owners of a historic building, Tonedale House in Wellington, Somerset.

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RTPI challenges apprenticeship body’s assessment plan ruling 

The RTPI has challenged the Institute for Apprenticeships’ (IfA) ability in assessing professional standards, after the latter has rejected the assessment plan of a degree-level apprenticeship that the Chartered Town Planner Apprenticeship Trailblazer Employer Group has developed with the RTPI.

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England’s government departments new departmental plans: THA member update

An update from the link body for England’s heritage bodies – The Heritage Alliance (THA) – has summarised the heritage threads in recent departmental plans.

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Scotland’s Culture Secretary orders review as St Peter’s Seminary future again uncertain with closure of arts company NVA

St Peter’s Seminary, one of Scotland’s most acclaimed modernist buildings – with plans featured at the IHBC’s Edinburgh Annual School in 2014 – seemed to have found new hope with the ground breaking arts company NVA, but that future has … Continue reading

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Mayor of London unveils £1.1bn vision for East Bank 

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out his £1.1bn vision for East Bank at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – aimed at establishing a new powerhouse of culture, education, innovation and growth, and welcomed a £151m contribution now secured … Continue reading

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Hostelling Scotland partner with Scottish Civic Trust and ScotRail on exciting new project for the Year of Young People 2018: Closing 5 July

Hostelling Scotland has partnered with Scottish Civic Trust’s Doors Open Days and ScotRail on an exciting new project for the ‘Year of Young People 2018’, as the Braw Buildings Project offers young people in Scotland the chance to stay in … Continue reading

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