Daily Archives: 15/09/2018

IHBC’s 2018 members survey feedback No3: Our thoughts on sundry ‘issues as submitted’ – IHBC members can take a look!

As trustees continued to build on the IHBC’s 2017-18 Member Survey and its positive results – such as 92% of members satisfied or very satisfied with services, and 94% likely or very likely to recommend IHBC membership – in April … Continue reading

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A pre-IHBC classic is now accessible online on our LPA web resource – 1992’s ‘Listed Building Repairs Notices’ from the ACO

Following continued user interest in the 1992 ‘Listed Building Repairs Notices’ research and guidance, produced by the IHBC’s predecessor, the Association of Conservation Officers [ACO], the IHBC has now made available online a digital edition on our Local Planning Authority … Continue reading

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IHBC Annual School Belfast 2018: A ‘Digital thanks and recap’ – And another CPD opportunity for all from the IHBC

IHBC NewsBlogs since the 2018 Annual School in Belfast have offered occasional recaps on sessions and reflections on learning and development opportunities around the School theme of ‘Our Shared Heritage’, while now the Social Media lead for the IHBC at … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £200K+ costed work posted this week: Liverpool Cathedral seeks Architect – closing 08/10

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 from this week featuring a call from Liverpool Cathedral … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage on the doorstep’: Berwick Castle & non-SMC works

The Berwick Advertiser has reported on potentially unauthorised works to the scheduled monument of Berwick Castle.

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IHBC’s Context ‘CPD Boost’ and more – Heritage Engineering in context (and don’t miss Ian Hume, Carlisle, 4 Oct, ‘Structural repair of historic buildings’)

Would you be able to identify the form of construction adopted within a historic building in order to specify the required mortar repairs; the advice of suitable specialists is essential as part of well planned and executed physical works to … Continue reading

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Cultural hub of Glasgow at risk from GSA fire: In media and the Parliament

There has been discussion in the local media and in the Scottish Parliament surrounding the issues for planned return to residents and businesses to the area affected by the Glasgow School of Art Fire, including the Centre for Contemporary Arts … Continue reading

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Judge backs inspector and Monmouthshire CC over listed mansion replacement slates refusal

A High Court judge has come down on the side of Monmouthshire County Council (CC) and a planning inspector in a row over a couple’s choice of replacement tiles for a grade II* listed mansion.

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Regeneration in London and the media: Inside Out London from the BBC – ‘… too many loopholes for residents faced by estate demolition’!

A BBC Inside Out programme has profiled concerns raised regarding the consultation process for the demolition of Council owned estates in London, described by London Assembly member Sian Berry as ‘A big win but too many loopholes for residents faced … Continue reading

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What is your favourite conservation area? Civic Voice seeks nominations – closing 18 Sept!

You only have until 18 September to nominate your favourite conservation area, as part of the Civic Voice ‘England’s Favourite Conservation Area’ award! image: Stamford CA

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STP’s ‘Funding Finder’ bulletin out – with deadlines!

Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) has issued its most recent ‘funding finder’ bulletin, which highlights updates on available funding as well as upcoming deadlines.

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See the ruins of Pompeii like you’ve never seen them before: Through the eyes of a Drone!

The better part of two millennia after its entombment in ash and pumice by Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii ranks as one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions, and now thanks to technology, entirely new views of Pompeii have also opened up. … Continue reading

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