Daily Archives: 09/10/2018

IHBC’s ‘Belfast School’ Context now out: ‘Our shared heritage’, with thanks to all, including Main School Sponsor and HESPR member ‘Heritage Collective’

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, reporting on the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School, Belfast – themed on ‘Our shared heritage’ and with reviews coordinated by Tom Copp – and including the usual plethora of … Continue reading

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IHBC Members Eletter – latest now out! Let us know if you are missing yours!

All IHBC members should have received their digital Members Eletter update, for September, while as many spam filters have been adjusted lately, if you are missing yours please do let us know!

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Planners back bid to demolish parts of historic Aberdeen landmark

Planners have recommended flattening a historic Aberdeen landmark to make way for a £100 million ‘urban village’, reports The Evening Express, as Broadford Works, which was once home to the largest collection of category A-listed buildings at risk in Scotland, … Continue reading

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New government investment aimed at overcoming barriers to building in England

Government has established investment to tackle issues on potential housing sites and get homes built in parts of England where they may be most needed, as 2 streams of investment – the Land Assembly Fund and the Small Sites Fund … Continue reading

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More Clore: HE offers 3 residential bursaries – Feb to June 2019 – closing 29 October

Bursaries supported by Historic England are available for heritage sector professionals in England on three residential Clore leadership courses taking place between February and June 2019, with applications closing noon, Monday 29 October.

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SAVE on a ‘Brave Challenge’ by Manchester Civic Society, rejected by High Court Judge

The legal challenge by Manchester Civic Society to a proposed 40-storey tower overwhelming Manchester’s civic centre has been rejected by a High Court judge.

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UK Government guidance on closing your high street for a community event

Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) launches Guidance on closing your high street for a community event allowing communities to come together to celebrate their place to promote acknowledgment of vibrant and sustainable high streets and town centres.

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England’s youngest Civic Society chair elected to Birmingham Civic Society

26 year old Amelia Ladbrooke has been elected as the chair of Birmingham Civic Society, and is the youngest ever Civic Society chair in England.

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England’s ‘Taking Part Surveys’: Statistical releases for 2017/2018

England’s Taking Part Surveys recently published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) provide reliable national estimates of engagement with the arts, heritage, museums and libraries, with this the Department’s first publication reporting on the barriers to … Continue reading

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ECO3 Consultation update: Outcome & Green Deal Reform responses now out

The Energy Company Obligation: ECO3, 2018 to 2022 Consultation outcome is now available to download, with the summary of responses to the call for evidence on the reform of the Green Deal Framework also issued. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (global) doorstep’: BBC on ‘The bridge that crossed an ocean’ – Insights from history for a new age of ‘asset transfer’

The BBC documentary on Robert Paxton McCullagh’s purchase, disassembly and reconstruction of London Bridge as part of the creation of Huavasa City offers very human insights to the power of heritage – to educate, inspire and confuse – and its … Continue reading

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