Daily Archives: 26/06/2018

IHBC says thanks for the memories: To our 2018 Belfast School Branch hosts, sponsors, volunteers, supporters, delegates and all…

Plaudits and congratulations have been offered by IHBC officers to the organisers, supporters, sponsors – notably School main sponsor and HESPR member Heritage Collective – as well as our speakers and exhibitors, who helped make the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘after the AGM is over’: Re-elections, ratifications and remembering Eddie

image: Trustees AGM2018 & remembering Eddie The IHBC’s AGM in Belfast, on 22 June, re-elected the IHBC’s national officers and ratified Branch representative nominations in line with the AGM papers, and concluded with a reflective but uplifting tribute by IHBC … Continue reading

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IHBC & partners on draft ‘NPPF & Design’ featured in Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW)

The IHBC partnership calling for better design standards in the evolving National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been featured in the weekly Newsletter of Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – and sent to … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Hull City Council offers TLC to Victorian lamps on King Billy’s statue

Four ornamental lamps dating from the late 1800s have disappeared from Hull’s oldest public statue, Hull live writes, but it explains that the good news is that they haven’t been stolen – instead, they’re just undergoing some much-needed ‘TLC’.

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Launch of Scotland’s National Performance Framework 

Scotland’s new National Performance Framework has been launched, with the indicator for the historic environment remains the condition of pre1919 dwellings.

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GI Listed Gwrych Castle saved for the nation: a fairytale Welsh castle once destined for royalty 

After 50 years of uncertainty and having fallen into a perilous state-of-disrepair, the future of Grade I (GI) listed Gwrych Castle, Abergele in North Wales – one of Wales’s most important and fairytale-like country houses, that was set to become … Continue reading

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Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City to remain on World Heritage in Danger list, but retain World Heritage Status 

The World Heritage Committee (WHC) has retained Liverpool on the List of World Heritage in Danger but it is to retain its World Heritage Status subject to production of a revised Draft State of Conservation Report (DSOCR) and a report … Continue reading

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41 new marine protections under consultation in third tranche of Marine Conservation Zones, closing 20 July 

Environment secretary Michael Gove has set out plans to create 41 new Marine Conservation Zones across the UK, totalling nearly 12,000 square kilometres of marine habitats, in a consultation on the Third Tranche of Marine Conservation Zones, which closes 20 … Continue reading

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Baroness Brown of Cambridge appointed as chair of the Carbon Trust

Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge, has been appointed Chair of the Carbon Trust from July 2018, when she will take on the role from James Smith, former Chair of Shell UK, who has served in the post since 2011.

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Historic Photographer of the Year 2018 opens for entries

The second Historic Photographer of the Year Awards launched for entries on 12 June 2018 and is open to amateur and professional photographers around the world.

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