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- Serious about your Heritage career… or the competition? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ updates, for all your conservation needs 15/02/2019
- IHBC Branches: Support your local ‘Successful learners in heritage skills’ with a nomination to our Marsh Awards and a chance of £500 cash and a place at Nottingham’s 2019 School 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s President’s ‘Confessions’ grace latest Historic England Online Debate… No 8: Interim protection for historic buildings before they can be listed 15/02/2019
- IHBC at London’s Listed Property Show: Recap and a huge thanks to our volunteers and leads! 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £250K+ costed work this week: Chartered landscape architect sought for Sydney Gardens, Bath, closing 01/03, value £47k 15/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Controversial Halifax building earmarked for demolition granted listed status 15/02/2019
- RTPI renews call for more resources for planning in light of NAO report 15/02/2019
- Glasgow City council may move offices from city centre to ‘key regeneration areas’ 15/02/2019
- Karl Marx’s London grave vandalised in suspected hammer attack: A ‘particularly inarticulate form of political comment’ 15/02/2019
- Brexit and engineering – a take from ICE via DBW 15/02/2019
- Only a week left to enter LocalGov’s 2019 Street Design Awards, closing 28 February 2019 15/02/2019
- Planning appeal decisions could be cut by 5 months says independent review and Chair of Atom Bank, Bridget Rosewell CBE 15/02/2019
- The European capital cobbled with Jewish gravestones 15/02/2019
- IHBC members’ services ‘Checkup alert!’: Simple ways to be sure your IHBC NewsBlog email alerts read correctly, and keep up with our latest news, jobs and more! 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Save Parlington Campaigners celebrate Leeds CC’s green belt U-turn over Site Allocation Plan 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s 2018 ‘Out of School CPD Boost’, in Context, No. 2: ‘Transforming Shared Heritage’ 12/02/2019
- IHBC CPD boost: SPAB’s free ‘repair’ publications now online 12/02/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO signpost’: ‘Fake views’ from the Guardian, which sees lessons in the V&A’s Cast Court restoration 12/02/2019
- BPT launches crowdfund call to support challenges poor planning decisions in Bath 12/02/2019
- Draft Culture Strategy for Scotland: Consultation analysis now out 12/02/2019
- England’s council spending on cultural resources slashed by £400m over 8 years: County Councils Network 12/02/2019
- Ashford Council Cabinet passes ‘first in Kent’ undergraduate work placement and bursary scheme 12/02/2019
- Strategic framework for heritage science in the UK 2018-2023 launched at event at the Tower of London 12/02/2019
- California island (had) offered $130,000 for new lighthouse keepers 12/02/2019
- The concrete blocks that once protected Britain, in photographs 12/02/2019
Daily Archives: 10/11/2018
Career interests in heritage? See IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ skills review: From conservation and heritage skills, to graphics, bat projects and more
To help profile career opportunities across the conservation and heritage sectors, the IHBC now offers regular reviews of job openings and staff appointments featured in our celebrated ‘Jobs etc.’ service, so if you have an interest in a heritage related … Continue reading
Fire at Nottingham’s Cattle Market: More sad context in the host city for IHBC’s 2019 Annual School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience’
A sad chime with the IHBC Annual School theme for 2019 of ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience; confronting conservation calamities’ came as fire recently broke out in the Cattle Market of its host city Nottingham.
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £3.7M+ costed work this week: Historic England seeks HE L3 building record for Grimsby’s unlisted Cooperage, closing 13/11, £4-4.5K 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
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: 27 months jail for lead theft from Selby Abbey roof – by the York Press
The York Press has reported on how a metal thief, whose gang caused nearly £10,000 damage to Selby Abbey’s roof, has been jailed for 27 months.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Punchline Gloucester reports on Planning Inspector ruling on demolition of ‘secret’ building
A builder who built a secret four-bedroom house and outbuildings in Gloucestershire must demolish it and clear the site, a planning inspector has ruled, as reported by Punchline Gloucester.
HE publishes ‘Heritage and the economy 2018’: ‘‘Total Economic Value’… is greater than the sum of all its parts’’
Historic England(HE) publishes the findings from studies on heritage and economic activity, noting how its ‘Total Economic Value’ is ‘greater than the sum of all its parts’, and also introducing new research on Heritage Economic Estimate Indicators 2018.
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has launched a commission to promote better design and style of homes, to be chaired by conservative philosopher and author Sir Roger Scruton.
HE’s HAR@20: Historic England unveils latest in England’s fight to save Heritage at Risk, 20 years on
Historic England has unveiled the latest chapter in the fight to save important heritage in 20th of year of the national Register of Heritage at Risk (HAR), with headlines including:
BEFS – Scotland’s link body for advocates of quality in the built environment – has recently issued the October ‘Funding Finder’ from Scotland’s Towns Partnership, with an overview of deadlines and newly added funds.
‘Worthwhile Vs Meanwhile’ as DBW reports on U+i take on empty London properties: 2,700 hectares with permission to build and no construction commenced.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – has featured a report from U+I – a specialist regeneration and property developer – on how currently 24,400 commercial properties are sitting empty in London, the equivalent … Continue reading