Daily Archives: 13/11/2018

IHBC Scotland Branch free – YES ‘FREE’ – CPD Conference with AGM – ‘Design at the Water’s Edge’, Dundee, 29 Nov., includes V&A tour; Book by 25 Nov. as numbers are limited!

The IHBC’s Scotland Branch will host its FREE national Conference ‘Design at the Water’s Edge’, including the Branch AGM, in Dundee on 29 November, to include a tour of Dundee’s new V&A, asking ‘How do we assess new design in … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Budget in Brief’ heritage take on Skills, Celebration and Investment

Sourcing information from Historic England, The Heritage Alliance, BEFS and others, the IHBC offers members this brief and qualified digest of select heritage and conservation related matters in the recent budget, covering Skills, Celebration and Investment, while users also will … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: First stage of a project to restore historic Burton-in-Kendal buildings lauded by The Westmoreland Gazette

THE first phase of a project to help restore important buildings in one of South Lakeland’s most historic villages Burton-in-Kendal is now underway and celebrated in The Westmoreland Gazette.

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Public to have say on England’s new National Parks – Call closes 18 December

For the first time in nearly 70 years, the public will have their say on how the country’s most cherished landscapes can be enhanced for future generations, with the call for evidence closing on 18 December. image: P Badcock

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£5M boost from CITB to get hard-to-reach candidates into construction with new Pathways into Construction

CITB’s biggest-ever funding opportunity has opened, with a £5 million commission to help under-represented groups into the construction industry.

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Sara Crofts IHBC appointed Chief Executive of ICON

Sara Crofts, a Full Member of the IHBC, has been announced as the new Chief Executive of the Institute of Conservation (ICON).   image Sara Crofts

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Nearly 3000 visitors came to the SPAB’s first ever Old House Show at the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC), Greenwich in September.

Showcasing the best in practical conservation, the SPAB’s two days (7-8 September) Old House Show attracted building professionals, homeowners, enthusiasts and those interested in developing a career in the heritage sector.

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AHF-supported projects win at the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards

Heritage volunteers from across Scotland gathered at Glasgow’s City Chambers on Monday 22nd October as the winners of the fourth Scottish Heritage Angel Awards were revealed.

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Pugin Society: Illustrator of children’s book inspired by Pugin’s Gothic vision – ‘Bringing Pugin to a younger readership’

The Pugin Society reports on how James Robinson, illustrator of the new children’s book, Mr Pugin, was inspired by the architect’s ideas on life and buildings and wanted to bring these to a young readership.

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