Daily Archives: 21/06/2018

IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School opens: ‘Our Shared heritage’ – Join in, in person or via social media

The IHBC’s 2018 Annual School – the institute’s annual UK-wide conference for conservation professionals, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and with HESPR member Heritage Collective as our main sponsor – has opened in Belfast, offering extensive tours for the 3 … Continue reading

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Canal and River Trust seeks Architects for restoration and redevelopment of the former waterway depot at Finsley Gate Wharf, Burnley, closing 02/07, value £300k

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 call from Birmingham City … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Labour bid to save Maida Vale Studios

Labour has stepped in to stop the historic London building and recording studios, Maida Vale Studios, from being bulldozed as the BBC prepares to sell it, as reported by The Evening Standard. image: By John Andrew, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13656620

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the platform’: BBC features St Pancras drinking fountain restoration

A historical water fountain outside London’s St Pancras International Station has been restored, and featured by BBC news.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the US doorstep’: CNN reports from ‘Inside Westminster Abbey’s $30M secret attic’, by Ptolemy

American news broadcaster CNN recently featured the ‘jewel-like tower’ that is Westminster Abbey’s ‘first new structural addition in 250 years’, designed by the abbey’s official surveyor – Ptolemy Dean – as, ‘tucked away in an intersection of the 1,000-year-old building’s … Continue reading

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HE consults on ‘Assistant Historic Environment Advisor’ Apprenticeship Standard – call for comment by 8 July

Historic England seeks responses on the development of a new standard for apprentices working as ‘Assistant Historic Environment Advisors’, closing 8 July.

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Heritage 2020 – Expressions of Interest sought for pro bono update on statutory England’s heritage-related duties of England’s local authorities, closing 5 July

Heritage 2020 a sector-wide initiative to sustain and promote the historic environment of England, is seeking ‘Expressions of Interest’ in a pro bono update on statutory England’s heritage-related duties of England’s local authorities, closing 5 July. 

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Groundbreaking scheme places new generation of planners in local government

The first intake of innovative new social enterprise Public Practice meet the Mayor of London.17 outstanding Associates selected from over 200 applicants begin year-long placements across London and the wider South East to deliver affordable homes and inclusive places.

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Historic England Advisory Committee (HEAC) vacancies (4): Pro bono, closing 4 July

Historic England seeks to broaden the membership of the Historic England Advisory Committee (HEAC), which advises Historic England’s Commission and staff on novel, contentious, sensitive or technically complex policy and casework, and is seeking up to four new members and are keen … Continue reading

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