Daily Archives: 18/08/2018

Is your IHBC fee late, as it was due in April! Remember ‘Money is NOT the barrier’ to progress in your heritage career, job or trade – from low fees to no fees with the IHBC

IHBC fees are due in April of each year, so if yours is late, please get it sorted now, remembering that money is not the barrier to IHBC membership: along with our great value low fees, we also offer support … Continue reading

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IHBC supports Civic Voice’s 2018 conference: ‘How can we balance conservation and regeneration?’ – Birmingham Rep, 19/20 Oct

The IHBC is delighted to join in supporting the 2018 Civic Voice conference – which asks ‘how can we balance conservation and regeneration’ – and will host a stand for delegates across both days of the conference in Birmingham on … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £160K+ costed work this week: NHMF seeks suppliers for ‘baseline survey’ of register of support services among grantees; closing 07/09, value £15,000

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 the National Heritage … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Charity hopes to buy back historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry from developers

The Docklands and East London Advertiser has explored how a charity wants re-open the historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry, following its closure and purchase by developers last year. image: By Mramoeba – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53705569

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IHBC’s CPD ‘Boost AND Better’: On EMPs for building design and construction

Environmental plans – or environmental management plans (EMP) – are an essential tool for setting and managing environmental objectives for a project, and Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki platform – offers a new briefing … Continue reading

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Select Committee on ‘Regenerating Seaside Towns’: Inquiry seeks written evidence, closing 9/10

The House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities has invited written submissions to its inquiry, with the deadline for submissions of written evidence is 1pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018. image: Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced … Continue reading

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Government strategy for England’s Civil Society: ‘…building a future that works for everyone’ – a first in 15 years!

England’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and the Office for Civil Society have issued a strategy that sets out how government will ‘work with and for civil society in the long-term to create a country that works for … Continue reading

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Alan Jones elected RIBA President 2019-21

Alan Jones has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), taking over the two-year presidential term from Ben Derbyshire next year (1 September 2019) while from 1 September 2018 he will officially become RIBA … Continue reading

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HES Consultation: Conservation of historic plasterwork

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is seeking assistance with views on conserving historic plasterwork in Scotland, in a survey commissioned from Adams Napier Partnership. image: S O’Reilly

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SAVE on local legal challenge to St Michael’s in Manchester launched

Manchester Civic Society, through Steve Speakman, chairman, is issuing a legal challenge to planning permission for a 40 storey tower block within a conservation area, in an initiative supported by SAVE Britain’s Heritage.

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Architecture Apprenticeships in England: update

The RIBA has announced that the first standards for architecture apprenticeships have been approved, for both architectural assistant and architect roles.

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ICE on ‘how can we make cities more gender inclusive?’

Ways to make cities more gender inclusive were discussed at the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Infrastructure event, ‘Designing Feminist Cities’, on 19 July at the London headquarters of The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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