Daily Archives: 10/07/2018

IHBC’s ‘Shared heritage in action’ in Belfast: NI Branch thanks delegates, volunteers, sponsors, supporters, School Friends and more, for making 2018 School such a success

The IHBC’s Northern Ireland (NI) Branch, alongside the School’s main sponsors, Heritage Collective, have offered their collective thanks to the many people and players who helped make the Day School and Full School days and evenings such a success, demonstrating … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost: Caithness Broch Project and some of the secrets of broch building

Scotland has played a huge part in the world of architecture, design and engineering, while a type of structure apparently found only in Scotland, the ‘Broch’, has an incredible physical presence, and could be described a marvel of engineering legacy. … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: EastEnders actress June Brown backs campaign to save Leas Pavilion from developer

KentOnline explores how battle lines are being drawn between campaigners and a developer about renewed plans to transform the Leas Pavilion in Folkestone into a health club and flats. image: Friends of the Leas Pavilion website

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Unesco announces range of new World Heritage Sites

Mountain monasteries in South Korea, a Saudi oasis and Mumbai’s art deco buildings are among a number of sites to make it on to Unesco’s World Heritage List, reports the BBC.

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New UK parliamentary group – APPG – formed on good design and placemaking, supported by by ACE

A new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been formed to ensure housing issues are prioritised, with the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) providing the secretariat and leading discussion on proposals from an ACE report, launched on the same … Continue reading

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England’s planning appeal inquiries review with terms of reference announced

A Planning appeal inquiry review was announced by England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) on 22 June 2018 together with its terms of reference. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) failures cost Balfour Beatty £695,000

Contractor Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions has been fined £500,000 with costs of £195,000 for exposing workers to Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) over a nine-year period and failing to report cases of HAVS that arose.

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Sites of suffragette protest and sabotage recognised in England’s lists

Some 41 places across England that were at the centre of suffragette action – from mass meetings and smashed windows to prison hunger strikes and post box fires – have been officially recognised within England’s national listings, while the grave … Continue reading

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Launch of UK’s Great British High Street competition 2018

Communities across the UK are being urged to back their local high streets by entering them into the Great British High Street Awards 2018. image: Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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