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- IHBC’s South Branch CPD nudge for Oxford, 26 Oct: Secretary of State at RIBA Stirling Prize ceremony echoes Gehry’s ‘Yearning for timelessness’ 16/10/2018
- IHBC welcomes Yale’s Hampshire South Pevsner – and looks forward to CPD partnership for 2019 Nottingham School: 4-6 July 2019 16/10/2018
- IHBC North Branch celebrates success in Engineering CPD event – IHBC’s ‘Professional’ and ‘Intervention’ Areas of Competence 16/10/2018
- See IHBC stand and chair at the Civic Voice conference, Birmingham, 19-20 Oct, while asking: ‘How can we balance conservation and regeneration?’ 16/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Nando’s plans to replace historic East London library with restaurant blasted as an ‘abomination’ 16/10/2018
- Reminder: COTAC Trustees sought – Notes of interest by 15 November 2018 16/10/2018
- RTPI: Let councils raise fees to cover planning admin costs 16/10/2018
- Scotland’s Young Placechangers Ideas Fund opens for applications 16/10/2018
- Big Lottery Fund: UK’s largest community funder to change name 16/10/2018
- Scotland’s communities feel ‘locked out’ out by landscape policy, according to major new research 16/10/2018
- Planning consultancy win appeal against conviction for wilfully obstructing a council officer in the course of their work. 16/10/2018
- SPAB Scholarship and Fellowship applications for 2019 open: Apply prior to 1 December 16/10/2018
- Tombstone footpath a ‘grave error’ at St Mary’s Clophill Church 16/10/2018
- Last chance to book IHBC NW Branch CPD: ‘The Work of Faith’ conference & Taylor Review Pilot update – and why you need to be in Liverpool on 18 October! 12/10/2018
- IHBC South Branch on ‘Yearning for Timelessness…’: New architecture in historic settings, in talks and visits in Oxford, 26 Oct 12/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘Practice’ update: Lincolnshire local authority’s ‘national first’ offers a new approach to Conservation Area controls – 2 Article 4s and an LDO combined 12/10/2018
- Topical CPD focusing on curtilage: An afternoon with Dr. Charles Mynors in Lincoln – Friday 9 Nov 12/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘VAT reminder’, as critical 10k of signatures near: Sign the LPOC’s petition to the Chancellor if you agree with the IHBC, that ‘…it is perverse that repairs should be subject to VAT when new development is not’ 12/10/2018
- IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Wolverhampton’s iconic Royal Hospital to lose nurses home as costs mean heritage-friendly conversion options not ‘viable’… says Homes England 12/10/2018
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £205K+ costed work this week: Braintree DC seeks Conservation Area Appraisals – closing 26/10, valued £10-25,000 12/10/2018
- BEFS seeks new Chair: Deadline 22 Oct 12/10/2018
- What is England’s favourite conservation area? Civic Voice seeks shortlist votes on ‘are examples of great placemaking’ – closing 16 Oct! 12/10/2018
- SAVE wins landmark judgement against the Secretary of State on giving reasons for call-in decisions 12/10/2018
- Scotland’s ‘FutureTown Design Competition’ open for applications; closing 31 Oct 12/10/2018
- Thieves steal Houghton Conquest Grade 1 listed church’s lead roof 12/10/2018
Daily Archives: 21/08/2018
IHBC welcomes Exeter-based Forde George to ‘HESPR’: IHBC’s register of quality-assured conservation and heritage practices
Forde George has become the latest company to be included in the IHBC’s conservation service HESPR listing (hespr.ihbc.org.uk), joining heritage businesses from across the UK that benefit from the IHBC’s quality assurance, networks and support services for commercially conscious quality conservation … Continue reading
The BRE has written a short summary of the historical importance of Operation Chastise (Dambusters’ Raid) for building and engineering, with reference to its own archives.
The Guardian has reported on how the space under cities is getting busier – from transport excavations to billionaire’s mega-basements – and asks ‘how to keep track of what’s down there?’
The Green Belt remains under severe pressure, despite government commitments to its protection, according to a report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), which indicates 460,000 houses are planned for land to be released from the Green Belt, … Continue reading
England’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is keen to learn about how organisations have used contactless technology to take donations, and seek responses to a short survey (4 questions) closing on 31 August.
Research into planning for different religions, urbanisation in Rwanda and Ethiopia, and Scottish marine planning are among the projects shortlisted in this year’s RTPI Awards for Research Excellence shortlist.
If they are to survive London’s famous markets – Billingsgate (fish), Smithfield (meat and poultry) and New Spitalfields (fruit, vegetables and flowers) – need to find a new 100 acre site where they can be consolidated into one area, according … Continue reading
Representations are being sought regarding consultation methods in Scotland, under the report ‘Democracy Matters’, using a short online survey.
Historic England (HE) is sponsoring a new ‘English History’ category in the Historic Photographer of the Year Awards, to celebrate a unique and incredible historic environment.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) (National Heritage Memorial Fund Lottery Distribution) Annual Report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 have been published.
Steven Tolson and Dr Margaret Brown of the University of the West of Scotland reflect on place making and urban living for older people in a post for Architecture and Design Scotland, linked to ‘A Caring Place’, a half-day event … Continue reading