Daily Archives: 02/11/2018

IHBC launches new accreditation ‘MATE’ web support: Our ‘Free, Friendly, Flexible and Informed’ help from your professional body – with sessions due in Newcastle (22/11) and London (28/11)

The IHBC has launched web guidance on its Membership Application Training Event (MATE) webpages, as a one-stop-shop to advise on our accreditation support sessions. mate.ihbc.org.uk

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IHBC welcomes £55M heritage-specific funding for high streets, but highlights how holistic benefits merit more investment as ‘healthy high streets mean healthy – and happy – people’!

The IHBC has welcomed the suite of heritage-specific funding in the budget, notably £55M for England’s pressured High Streets, but cautions that the holistic benefits of heritage are not yet being fully recognised in these figures, especially when ‘healthy high … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the House’: So what do MPs think of ‘beauty and the built environment’ – As Vaizey asks ‘Could a heritage listing be given to some of our great cities and towns, to preserve them?’!

As Ed Vaizey – self described as ‘…the Minister who listed Preston bus station to much anger, [and is] delighted that it is now treasured by the local community’, and (invoking parliamentary privilege presumably) arch-critic of ‘the terrible homes being … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £2M+ costed work this week: ADD Specialists Ltd seeks Design Team for G2 Yorkshire Mill conversion, closing 21/11, £219K value

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers from the issue this week features a call from … Continue reading

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IHBC officers and partners in free ‘CPD Boost’ talks around ‘Conservation and communities’ at REGEN 2018: 8 Nov, Liverpool

IHBC officers, past and present, colleagues and partner bodies will be in discussion on key heritage issues – ‘Planning and Regeneration in the North’ and ‘Heritage and Community-led Regeneration’ – at REGEN 2018, in St George’s Hall, Liverpool, on 8 … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (Council) doorstep’: Great Yarmouth BC celebrates local BPT’s shortlisting in Angels Awards, and promotes voting before 18 Nov. too!

Great Yarmouth Borough Council (BC) has celebrated the shortlisting of its local BPT – the Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust – in the England’s current Heritage Angel Awards, and encourages voting for it too before votes closing on 18 November!  image … Continue reading

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AHF welcomes £15m ‘Budget Boost’ to help transform High Streets through Heritage

The Government has announced £15 million of funding for The Architectural Heritage Fund’s (AHF) Transforming Places through Heritage Programme. image AHF website

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HE welcomes Budget’s £40M to work with LPAs on successful HAZ initiatives

Historic England’s successful Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) initiative has welcomed a £40M boost in the budget, to help work with Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) in the regeneration of historic high streets that are struggling with economic and social pressures. image … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery Fund and National Trust launch green spaces fund – Expressions of interest close 19 Nov!

The National Lottery funding body, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), and the National Trust have joined forces to find and back ambitious and sustainable solutions to protect and enhance public parks and green spaces, with Expressions of Interest closing at 12pm … Continue reading

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Wales’ ‘Climate Change’ consultation – Closes 7 Dec, seeks partner engagement

Wales’ Historic Environment Group (HEG) — the high-level body established in 2004 to benefit and promote the historic environment in Wales — seeks views on a new plan that explores how the historic environment sector in Wales could address the … Continue reading

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NE’s ‘Bats in Churches’ project awarded £3.8M HLF funding; ‘Bats in Churches Project Heritage Advisor’ post on IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc.’

The Heritage Lottery Fund have awarded £3.8 million for a project led by Natural England (NE) to save bats and protect churches, while the ‘Bats in Churches Project Heritage Advisor’ post is already being advertised on the IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc’ … Continue reading

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