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- IHBC voices scepticism at Government response to petition on VAT relief for ‘repairs and approved alterations to listed buildings’ 16/11/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £55K+ costed work this week: Historic England seeks Surveys and Statements for HAZ-related Bishop Auckland buildings, closing 29/11, £13-15K value 16/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Local Stop The Rot media and sector campaign could trigger success for community-backed Grimsby ‘turnaround’ 16/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Architect dubs Rochdale the ‘Venice of the North’ as part of HAZ-related training 16/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’ from The Consultation Institute: ‘Early stakeholder engagement and espousing experts essential ingredients for successful developers’ 16/11/2018
- IHBC CPD Boost via Designing Buildings WIKI: ‘What might Brexit mean for construction?’ 16/11/2018
- No 10 ‘slaps down’ Penny Mordaunt over plan to end UNESCO funding 16/11/2018
- Skilled worker shortage ‘worst in four years’ according to CECA 16/11/2018
- Canal & River Trust consults on restructure that puts 240 roles ‘at risk’ 16/11/2018
- Help CKTG improve construction industry knowledge by completing a survey on information access and constraints 16/11/2018
- HES consultation on new Historic Environment Policy (HEP) : Closes midnight, 3 December 2018 16/11/2018
- PLACE Alliance ‘BIG MEET 8: Artists and the Arts in Place-Making’ report available 16/11/2018
- IHBC Scotland Branch free – YES ‘FREE’ – CPD Conference with AGM – ‘Design at the Water’s Edge’, Dundee, 29 Nov., includes V&A tour; Book by 25 Nov. as numbers are limited! 13/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Budget in Brief’ heritage take on Skills, Celebration and Investment 13/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: First stage of a project to restore historic Burton-in-Kendal buildings lauded by The Westmoreland Gazette 13/11/2018
- Public to have say on England’s new National Parks – Call closes 18 December 13/11/2018
- £5M boost from CITB to get hard-to-reach candidates into construction with new Pathways into Construction 13/11/2018
- Sara Crofts IHBC appointed Chief Executive of ICON 13/11/2018
- Nearly 3000 visitors came to the SPAB’s first ever Old House Show at the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC), Greenwich in September. 13/11/2018
- AHF-supported projects win at the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 13/11/2018
- Pugin Society: Illustrator of children’s book inspired by Pugin’s Gothic vision – ‘Bringing Pugin to a younger readership’ 13/11/2018
- Career interests in heritage? See IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ skills review: From conservation and heritage skills, to graphics, bat projects and more 10/11/2018
- Fire at Nottingham’s Cattle Market: More sad context in the host city for IHBC’s 2019 Annual School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience’ 10/11/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £3.7M+ costed work this week: Historic England seeks HE L3 building record for Grimsby’s unlisted Cooperage, closing 13/11, £4-4.5K value 10/11/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: 27 months jail for lead theft from Selby Abbey roof – by the York Press 10/11/2018
Daily Archives: 07/07/2018
The IHBC’s North West Branch has launched its Day Conference for 2018, on ‘The Work of Faith’, which will include local tours of sites, and takes place on 18 October in the Liverpool Medical Institution.
IHBC’s International Strategy moves forward: ‘Please let us know of any links, suggestions or proposals’!
The IHBC’s burgeoning ‘International strategy’ is evolving – shaped and informed by wide-ranging contributions from members and colleagues – so if you have any thoughts, let us know! IHBC Council+ discusses ‘International strategy’
IHBC update: ‘Urgent support needed in bid for c.50 doctoral studies on timber & construction – Responses to Bangor University before 15 July’
A university consortium bid, relating to timber in construction, aims to provide EngD and PhD places for 50 students starting over the next 5 years, part funded by EPSRC, and urgently needs letters from SME’s demonstrating need, so IHBC members … Continue reading
IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week from £600K costed work: Durham CC seeks Heritage Consultant for Seaham Round 2 TH, closing 20/07, value £36k
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 Durham City … Continue reading
Aberdeen’s Press and Journal has updated readers on construction commencing on a major project to breathe new life into what’s thought to be the only purpose-built Masonic lodge in Scotland.
Almost 80% of builders and home owners are calling on the Government to introduce a licensing scheme for the UK construction industry to stamp out rogue traders once and for all, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Government is consulting on the ‘Policy Directions’ for The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) – the largest dedicated funder of the UK’s heritage – ‘which are being revised following a recommendation in the Tailored Review of the HLF carried out in … Continue reading
‘Building More, Building Beautiful’ report calls for more ‘traditional’ design and style, because ‘Traditional beauty can overcome Nimbyism’
Policy Exchange – a UK think tank – has published a new report ‘Building More, Building Beautiful’, co-authored by conservative philosopher Sir Roger Scruton and former Labour Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales, arguing that ‘design and style can unlock … Continue reading
Public attitudes to house building: findings from the British Social Attitudes survey 2017 is a report from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) on public attitudes to house building based on questions from the British Social Attitudes … Continue reading
Arts Minister Michael Ellis has launched a £20 million fund for culture, heritage and the creative industries to benefit towns and cities across England. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
2017 Sir John Betjeman Award goes to Guild Chapel of the Holy Cross, Stratford upon Avon: Wall painting conservation
The Death Reawakened Project to research and conserve wall paintings at the Guild Chapel of the Holy Cross in Stratford upon Avon is the winner of the SPAB’s 2017 Sir John Betjeman Award. image SPAB website