Daily Archives: 05/09/2018

IHBC North Branch, & partners, present Ian Hume on the ‘Structural repair of historic buildings’, Carlisle Civic Centre, 4 Oct, £25/day, includes lunch!

IHBC North Branch, Carlisle Building Control?and Cumbria Conservation Officers’ Group, are all delighted to present an exploration of ‘Structural repair of historic buildings’ by Ian Hume, former Head of Conservation Engineering at English Heritage, on 4 October – from 9.30 … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD Boost, with a twist – Our ‘Quiz with Context’: Demolition or alteration?

Readers of the IHBC’s membership journal Context  know that we publish regular articles and news relating to built environment heritage conservation, BUT… have you considered using the journal for CPD with colleagues?

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IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ signpost: Design Council on ‘Design and Diversity’ – Is there a link?

The Design Council has issued an opinion piece discussing diversity in the workplace, raising questions on how best to promote and discuss matters relating to genuine diversity, inclusion and ‘belonging’.

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Liverpool’s Littlewoods Pools building engulfed by fire

A huge blaze has destroyed part of the Littlewoods Pools building, one of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks.

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WG & EU ‘Building for the Future Fund’ invests £1.5M in Port Talbot listed building

A listed building in Port Talbot has received over £1.5 million of funding from the Welsh Government (WG) and partners – around £500,000 from the Government and £1m from the EU funds – to form business spaces in the former … Continue reading

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Call for participation- European Harbour Cranes Project

A project is calling for public input to provide records of maritime and harbour cranes throughout Europe, aiming to create a comprehensive online database.

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English Heritage celebrates the Cooper Car with a blue plaque…

A blue plaque has been placed at the home of the former Cooper Car Company, marking its motoring heritage.  image: Historic England website

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£1M funding opportunity for museums – On ‘History Makers – People who shaped our world’

A £1 million programme has been set up by The Association of Independent Museums (AiM)  and Biffa Award – which gives grants to community projects near landfill sites – to help museums tell the story of people who shaped the … Continue reading

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Heritage in the media: NIMBY-ism on Radio 4

Loyd Grossman recently appeared on a BBC radio programme to discuss NIMBYism in heritage and development, the programme ‘Sweet Reason- Nimbyism’ is currently available on BBC iPlayer.

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