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- Serious about your Heritage career… or the competition? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ updates, for all your conservation needs 15/02/2019
- IHBC Branches: Support your local ‘Successful learners in heritage skills’ with a nomination to our Marsh Awards and a chance of £500 cash and a place at Nottingham’s 2019 School 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s President’s ‘Confessions’ grace latest Historic England Online Debate… No 8: Interim protection for historic buildings before they can be listed 15/02/2019
- IHBC at London’s Listed Property Show: Recap and a huge thanks to our volunteers and leads! 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £250K+ costed work this week: Chartered landscape architect sought for Sydney Gardens, Bath, closing 01/03, value £47k 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Controversial Halifax building earmarked for demolition granted listed status 15/02/2019
- RTPI renews call for more resources for planning in light of NAO report 15/02/2019
- Glasgow City council may move offices from city centre to ‘key regeneration areas’ 15/02/2019
- Karl Marx’s London grave vandalised in suspected hammer attack: A ‘particularly inarticulate form of political comment’ 15/02/2019
- Brexit and engineering – a take from ICE via DBW 15/02/2019
- Only a week left to enter LocalGov’s 2019 Street Design Awards, closing 28 February 2019 15/02/2019
- Planning appeal decisions could be cut by 5 months says independent review and Chair of Atom Bank, Bridget Rosewell CBE 15/02/2019
- The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones 15/02/2019
- IHBC members’ services ‘Checkup alert!’: Simple ways to be sure your IHBC NewsBlog email alerts read correctly, and keep up with our latest news, jobs and more! 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Save Parlington Campaigners celebrate Leeds CC’s green belt U-turn over Site Allocation Plan 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s 2018 ‘Out of School CPD Boost’, in Context, No. 2: ‘Transforming Shared Heritage’ 12/02/2019
- IHBC CPD boost: SPAB’s free ‘repair’ publications now online 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO signpost’: ‘Fake views’ from the Guardian, which sees lessons in the V&A’s Cast Court restoration 12/02/2019
- BPT launches crowdfund call to support challenges poor planning decisions in Bath 12/02/2019
- Draft Culture Strategy for Scotland: Consultation analysis now out 12/02/2019
- England’s council spending on cultural resources slashed by £400m over 8 years: County Councils Network 12/02/2019
- Ashford Council Cabinet passes ‘first in Kent’ undergraduate work placement and bursary scheme 12/02/2019
- Strategic framework for heritage science in the UK 2018-2023 launched at event at the Tower of London 12/02/2019
- California island (had) offered $130,000 for new lighthouse keepers 12/02/2019
- The concrete blocks that once protected Britain, in photographs 12/02/2019
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