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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: 24/08/2018
The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around ‘From Theory to Practice and Back Again’ as it explores how academic research has been used in practice, and what academics can learn through engagement with … Continue reading
Many IHBC members and colleagues will be involved in Heritage Open Days (HODs) and their equivalent during September 2018, while events take place throughout Europe to open doors and venues at no charge, and run special events for all.
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £1.6M+ costed work this week: Liverpool CC seeks services for local Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) closing 05/09
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 Liverpool City Council … Continue reading
The Consultation Institute has published a discussion on whose views we may be hearing through consultation activities, arguing that stakeholder mapping is needed and that we should consult both the ‘worried’ and the ‘wider’ public, suggesting methods for this as … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ signpost: GHF on ‘How Heritage Became Sexy (and what that means for the future of Conservation)’
The academic study of heritage is experiencing an unexpected renaissance as, after decades of consignment to the ivory tower, ‘heritage’ has emerged as a favored buzzword, appearing in modern marketing for travel agencies, music festivals, and even celebrity food show, … Continue reading
The milestone of a 400,00th listed building designation for England has been reached, through listing the former head office of the Raleigh Cycle Company in Nottingham. image: HE website
The Scottish Government have issued a call for applications relating to The Place Standard Conversations Fund and The Community-led Design Fund (closing dates 31 October and 28 September).
Plans for increase in ‘Garden Towns’ in England: But concerns raised on places as well as semantics!
England’s Communities Secretary has called for an increase in so called ‘garden towns’ in England, aiming to construct 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s, but the plans have been criticised by CPRE, which questions the use of the term … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has launched a report which details its performance relating to planning functions, showing that it has met or exceeded over 90% of its response targets.
Heritage and Society 2018 has been released by Historic England (HE), which ‘includes recent research findings as well as past seminal pieces’ to highlight the importance of the historic environment for wellbeing and sense of place. image: Cover of Heritage … Continue reading
Preparations for demolition of Windscale Pile One, the 110m high chimney structure at Sellafield which was the scene of Britain’s worst nuclear accident, have begun. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
BS ISO 37106:2018 ‘Guidance on establishing smart city operating models for sustainable communities’ out, for ‘city leaders, policy makers’ and more
The British Standards Institute (BSI) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have just issued a new joint standard on ‘Guidance on establishing smart city operating models for sustainable communities’, for ‘for city leaders, policy makers, local government senior executives, … Continue reading