Daily Archives: 10/08/2018

IHBC London Branch Conference 2018: ‘Creative Conservation: Partnerships and Public Value’ – RCP, 4 October

The IHBC’s London Branch is delighted to  announce the launch of its celebrated annual conference – THE key event in the diary of conservation professionals and their colleagues across London and beyond – which will take place in the Royal … Continue reading

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IHBC spotlights ‘EPCs Call for Evidence’ – RESPONSES NEEDED!’

John Preston, Convenor of the IHBC’s Green Panel and Heritage Chair, at the STBA has highlighted the need for responses to a recent ‘Call for Evidence on Energy Performance Certificates’ (EPCs), with responses required by 19 October, while comments and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £250M+ costed work this week: East Herts seeks regeneration developer for Bishop’s Stortford site; closing 28/08, values up to £200M

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week featuring a call from East Hertfordshire District … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Cash boost helps preserve historic North York Moors monuments

The Darlington and Stockton Times explores how historic monuments in the North York Moors have a brighter future thanks to a £170,000 grant to help enhance them.

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IHBC CPD boost, in Context, on ‘Lime and stone’: Reopening historic quarries to repair Exeter Cathedral

Even within environmentally sensitive areas planning permission to reopen historic building stone quarries is possible, as Emily Harper and Sue Penaluna explain in their article on the repair of Exeter Cathedral from IHBC’s membership journal Context, No. 154, themed on … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Planning Bill changes: A ‘point of no return’ for Scotland’s heritage says NTS

The National Trust for Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to save Scotland’s heritage by overhauling the planning system in forthcoming legislation.

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THA’s New Chair from December: Peter Ainsworth, currently Chair of Big Lottery Fund

The Heritage Alliance is delighted to announce that Peter Ainsworth has agreed to be our new Chair from December 2018.   image: Heritage Alliance website

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‘Subcontracting Growth Report’ – Now published

A report on the growth of subcontracting – ‘A study of UK subcontractors in 2018’ – has been published by Bibby Financial Services.

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British Council: Cultural Protection Fund closing round grants (up to £300k): Expressions of Interest deadline – 24/08

The Cultural Protection Fund has opened a one-off funding round for applications to deliver project activity between April-December 2019, with a deadline of 24 August 2018 for expressions of interest.

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Independent review of planning appeal inquiries: call for evidence, closing 18 September

The former Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced on 5 March 2018 that there would be an independent end-to-end review of the planning appeal inquiries process, and views are now sought in a call for evidence … Continue reading

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