Daily Archives: 28/08/2018

IHBC’s 2018 Member survey: Feedback, update and forward plans for ‘CP25’

On 12 April 2018 IHBC trustees reviewed the resoundingly positive results from the most recent Member Survey  – with headline endorsements including 92% of members satisfied or very satisfied with services, and 94% likely or very likely to recommend IHBC … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ signpost: Barbara Res (the woman behind Trump Tower!) on ‘Why are women in construction leaving their hard won jobs?’

Construction Matters has featured a blog by Barbara Res, the woman behind Trump Tower, as she explains why women in the U.S. are turning their backs on construction, and what the industry can do to buck this alarming trend.

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Community Heritage Scotland project: ‘On community engagement’

Community Heritage Scotland is a new project which aims to explore the ways in which people work and engage with heritage in their communities, while also aiming to bring about positive change in a sector which is not without its … Continue reading

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HE issues new guidance brochure on technical conservation

Historic England (HE) has issued a new technical conservation guidance brochure, which can downloaded free.

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HE and HE on the North East – Time capsules and listing uplifts for triple roundabouts and Tyne Bridge

Highways England (HE) and Historic England (HE) report on two linked items of heritage news in the North East of England, as the listing of Tyne Bridge in Newcastle has been upgraded to Grade II*, while the North East’s first … Continue reading

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MHCLG Social Housing Green Paper: comments sought by 6 November

England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has begun consultation on a social housing green paper (with comments on the five core themes sought 6 November 2018).

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London launches plan to become ‘world’s most walkable city’

London plans to become the ‘world’s most walkable city’ under a new plan unveiled by the capital’s first-ever walking and cycling commissioner, with its ‘Walking Action Plan – which is being supported by Public Health England – aiming to encourage … Continue reading

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AHF funding for Glasgow communities to ‘reclaim and regenerate heritage’

Three community projects in Glasgow will benefit from recent grants offered by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), including the ‘Pyramid at Anderston’, a new social enterprise delivering programmes from Glasgow’s iconic Pyramid Church, as well as funds to support the … Continue reading

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The Heritage Alliance seeks trustees!

The Heritage Alliance is looking for three new trustees to join its Board from December 2018, as well as a Treasurer to take over from Richard Norton in December 2019.

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Kedleston Voice ready to go to the Supreme Court

Community group Kedleston Voice has been given legal advice that they may challenge a Court of Appeal decision in the Supreme Court, surrounding planning permission for 400 dwellings near Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire. 

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