Daily Archives: 23/10/2018

IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 launched: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School, simply submit coursework online – closing 31 July 2019!

The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award for 2019 has been launched, and, as usual, closes on 31 July, so if you have relevant coursework from any UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2018 OR 2019 – be … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC South Branch – ‘Modern architecture in historic settings’ 26 October in Oxford

IHBC South Branch on ‘Yearning for Timelessness…’: New architecture in historic settings, in talks and visits in Oxford, 26 Oct

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IHBC’s ‘Local Authority Skills’ website now ‘mobile friendly’: Content updates anticipated

The IHBC has upgraded its specialist website on ‘Local Authority Skills’ to make it ‘mobile friendly’, so it is more accessible for anyone using mobile technology such as smart phones and iPads etc.

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IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Listing of Lido diving platform in Gloucestershire celebrated

A diving platform at the Lido in Stratford Park in Stroud, Gloucestershire has been granted Grade II listed status following one of the busiest summers yet, in another local heritage success celebrated by Gloucestershire Live. (Image: Rachael Lythgoe)

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IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ signpost: ‘Talk of the Town -The economic links between cities and towns’

Since the Brexit vote, there has been a great deal of policy debate and focus on ‘left-behind’ towns, and whether consecutive governments have focused too much on cities at the expense of smaller places, an issue that a Centre for … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘heritage from the doorstep’: A once-thriving Salford theatre now derelict

The Victoria Theatre on Great Clowes Street was once home to the stars before becoming an entertainment hub but is now in a derelict state, the Manchester Evening News reports, although, ‘despite being falling into major disrepair, the historic building … Continue reading

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Reminder: COTAC Trustees sought – notes of interest by 15 Nov

Reminder: COTAC Trustees sought – Notes of interest by 15 November 2018

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STP’s call for feedback: Help improve Scotland’s ‘Place Standard’ tool

Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) wants to hear from organisations, groups and individuals who have used the Place Standard, and from people who haven’t, in a new survey!

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National Lottery’s £2M to help save Britain’s Roman walls

Stretching from one side of the country to the other, Hadrian’s Wall in northern England and the Antonine Wall in central Scotland are to benefit from over £2million of National Lottery funding. image: By Michael Hanselmann [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], … Continue reading

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Entries open for RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence: Closing 14/12

Nominations for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Awards Excellence are now open through to 14 December 2018.

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New £5 million fund for Highlands & Islands tourism

A new Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund, led by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) will support projects that encourage visitors to experience more of the unique nature and culture of the Highlands & Islands. image by Fiona Newton

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