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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New commission announced to champion beauty in England’s built environment: Scruton to Chair

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.

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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:

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Funding Finder from Scotland’s Towns Partnership out, via BEFS

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.

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‘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

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