Daily Archives: 02/10/2018

IHBC’s ‘Reminder’ service: Sign the LPOC’s petition to the Chancellor if you agree with the IHBC – ‘…it is perverse that repairs should be subject to VAT when new development is not’

The IHBC is calling for signatories to the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC) petition to the Chancellor for reduced VAT on select listed building (LB) works, with the IHBC’s Chair stating that ‘it is perverse that repairs should be subject … Continue reading

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IHBC ‘PAS 2035’ consultation response offers ‘a warm welcome to PAS 2035 while… stressing the need for appropriate repair as the vital first step.‘

The Institute of Historic Building Conservation response to the Consultation on ‘PAS 2035’, with the IHBC’s response, led by John Preston, IHBC Green Panel Convener and STBA Heritage Chair, giving ‘a warm welcome to PAS 2035, while suggesting a number … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD boost: Just what is it like to attend the IHBC Annual School?

Are you considering booking for next year’s Annual School – Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities, but not sure how to demonstrate to your employer that it is helpful for your CPD? A taster video showing the typical format … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘…We’re not trying to block all tall buildings in Derby’ says HE lead on funding new planning review

Historic England’s planning director has denied its offer to fund work on new rules governing the development of tall buildings in Derby is a way of trying to stop them being built.

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Europa Nostra welcomes and contributes to the 10 European initiatives of EYCH 2018

The European Commission, in collaboration with key partners, is running long-term projects around 10 themes, called the 10 European Initiatives, so as to build a lasting legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018, and Europa Nostra is … Continue reading

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Civic Voice calls for stronger protection on non-designated heritage in England’s planning policy

The call for stronger protection on non-designated heritage comes as Civic Voice celebrates its 8th birthday, publishing the first national register listing all local authorities with a ‘Local Heritage List’.

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Scottish Heritage Angel Awards finalists unveiled

The shortlist of finalists for the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2018 has been released.

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NT publishes annual report with strategy to 2025

The National Trust (NT) Annual Report for 2017-2018 has been published, together with its Strategy to 2025, called ‘Playing our part’, which sets out its ambition to meet the needs of an environment under pressure, and the challenges and expectations … Continue reading

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AHRC call for ‘Collaborative Centre for Cultural Value’ now open

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UK Research and Innovation, has opened a call that gives Research Organisations – in collaboration with other organisations from across the cultural sector – the opportunity to apply to become the … Continue reading

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‘Becoming a charity has made it easier to recruit people’ say Royal Parks leaders

Becoming a charity has helped the Royal Parks to become a more attractive organisation to work for, its chair and chief executive have said.

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Scotland’s ‘People’ annual report: Results from the 2017 Scottish Household Survey – key findings

The recent Scottish Household Survey, published on 4 September 2018, is a continuous survey based on on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland, and presents reliable and up-to-date information on the composition, characteristics and behaviour … Continue reading

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