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- Still time to apply for the role of IHBC’s new ‘Professional Development (PD) Officer – closes 8 July! 22/06/2019
- Going to (IHBC’s Nottingham) School? Check it out at #IHBCNottingham2019 22/06/2019
- IHBC update: Interested in the politics and presumptions around heritage change? See the chat from the floor on the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s #IHBCNottingham2019, climate and ‘managed retreat’ in Wales, via CNN: ‘UK village considers the unfathomable: tearing itself down before nature does’. 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £700M+ costed opportunities this week: Renfrewshire Council seeks team for works in two areas in Paisley’s town centre, closing 15/07, valued £420K 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (business) doorstep’: Historic building that exported lace around the world restored to its former glory 22/06/2019
- Conservation cases update from Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage: Loudon Castle to New Lanark and Aberdeen 22/06/2019
- Holy Spirits! The UK has more churches than pubs… 22/06/2019
- Scottish Government on new Planning Bill amendments, from BEFS 22/06/2019
- Ramboll report finds clients underestimate economic value of sustainability 22/06/2019
- ‘Backing the Bedrock’ – THA’s 2019 Fiscal Manifesto 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s Context on ‘Building Services’ now out: your next best CPD boost before the Nottingham School, and check out the new design styling too! 19/06/2019
- Look ahead to Brighton 2020 and ‘Old Town : New Futures’: Join the Heritage2020 – #HeritageChat 20 June – Heritage and the High Street 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic Belper tea rooms (almost) set to be demolished and replaced with new building 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘Rochdale Reimagined’, as architecture students put forward new designs for town centre heritage sites 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s CPD ‘Bauhaus centenary’ boost, no. 2: ‘Bauhaus Bookshelf’ makes works accessible that continue to inspire designers worldwide 19/06/2019
- NI’s Department for Communities contributes to AHF’s Heritage Impact Fund 19/06/2019
- Protecting the Scottish countryside: apply for funding 19/06/2019
- New Heritage Partnership Agreement signed at King’s Cross Station 19/06/2019
- European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019: Winners announced 19/06/2019
- Post Hackitt proposals from MHCLG: ‘Building a safer future’ – consultation on reform of the building safety regulatory system, closing 31 July 19/06/2019
- Clore Leadership: Bursaries for Emerging Heritage Leaders – Applications open 19/06/2019
- NCT: Enter your church building project for the 2019 UK Church Architecture Awards: Closing 1 July 19/06/2019
- Plastic road built on new housing development 19/06/2019
- IHBC congratulates Malcolm Airs on OBE appointment: Your institute’s past president, past chair, and much more 14/06/2019
Monthly Archives: December 2018
Context themes and dates for 2019 now online, and FREE BOXES available for key user groups… just let us know!
The IHBC has posted online the planned future themes for our membership journal Context, so members can plan their own CPD, offer us content, and suggest future themes – and we now also offer free boxes of Contexts (c.60 per box) for … Continue reading
IHBC welcomes government agreement to ‘take forward all of the recommendations in the Hackitt review’
The IHBC has welcomed government’s agreement to ‘take forward all of the recommendations in the Hackitt review’, as the IHBC continues its support for the ‘100% Hackitt’ programme.
‘Strategy for future of the NHLE: sector perspective’ – Call for Evidence closing dates extended, for IHBC and others
Matthew Saunders’ report for Historic England on ‘Developing a strategy for the future of the National Heritage List for England (NHLE): the sector’s perspective’, has a revised programme in its call for evidence – which includes a request for IHBC-specific … Continue reading
History students at Manchester Academy were thrilled to receive a Historic England Heritage Schools plaque, recognising their hard work investigating local heritage.
IHBC’s FREE Modernist ‘CPD boost’ for your New Year: Open Culture flags Bauhaus books and journals to download
Anyone can download beautifully designed Bauhaus books & journals for free, including from luminaries such as Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & more. image: Monoskop.org
A new edition of Planning Policy Wales appeared in early December, the tenth edition of the national land-use policy document which has been extensively revised to bring it into line with the legislative requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations … Continue reading
Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022: EU Ministers of Culture make the legacy of the European Year a priority
At the meeting of the Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council in Brussels on 27 November, EU Ministers of Culture adopted, among others, conclusions on the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022, stressing the importance of sustaining the legacy of the … Continue reading
Government should commit to a ‘whole North’ approach to development rather than just focusing on the Manchester region, a new IPPR think tank report says, calling on northern leaders to move the agenda to a new phase. image: UK LocalGov … Continue reading
Street Design Awards, celebrating innovation and best practice in street design schemes across the UK, have been relaunched, with a deadline for submissions of 28 February 2019. image: UK LocalGov website
Community groups can bid for funds to establish a new pocket park or refurbish an existing park. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A multimillion boost for England’s creative industries as a major new £14 million Creative Careers Programme will help attract more diverse talent. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Statue of Emmeline Pankhurst unveiled in Manchester on Dec 14: Marking 100 years since women gained right to vote
The unveiling of a statue of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst on December 14 marks exactly 100 years since some women first went to the ballot boxes and stood as candidates in a general election in the United Kingdom. image: Open Government … Continue reading
Survey on Public Participation in Archaeology: The British Archaeologists’ perspective – 31 December deadline
Public Participation in Archaeology: The British Archaeologists’ perspective, survey is open until 31 December and will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
Apprenticeship starts are falling because of the Apprenticeship Levy which needs to be made more flexible, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). image: FMB website
The Planning (Appeals) Bill, which limits the grounds of appeal against decisions on planning applications consistent with a neighbourhood development plan or local plan, was introduced on 4 December, and the second reading is scheduled to take place on 25 … Continue reading
Hundreds of new properties have been built using weak mortar that does not meet recommended industry standards, the Victoria Derbyshire show has found.
IHBC’s ‘Christmas Gift’ No.3: ‘Best of the Blogs’ – 100 most popular NewsBlog pages of 2018, from ‘free tasters’ to ‘BS 7913’ and more
For your Christmas (and New Year) perusal, the IHBC offers a listing of then top 100 pages of our hugely popular NewsBlog services visited by readers over 2018, which include free taster ‘NewsBlogs’ and BS 7913, as they demonstrate just … Continue reading
At each Annual General Meeting (AGM) the IHBC elects, re-elects or appoints trustees and officers who are nominated and voted in by Full Members of the institute, with nominations to the next AGM, in our Nottingham School, closing on 6 … Continue reading
The IHBC’s East Midlands (EM) Branch has launched a Social Media Plan, setting out how it will engage with social media to achieve the goals of the Branch as well as of IHBC nationally.
The IHBC has welcomed the recognition in the planned new Environment Bill of core environmental principles such as the ‘polluter pays’, and that the public should be able to participate in environmental decision-making. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from c.£10K costed work this week: EC seeks proposals on the transformation of ‘historic urban areas and/or cultural landscapes into hubs of entrepreneurship and… integration’, closing 19 February 2019
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 this week features a call from the European … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (developer’s) doorstep’: Fine + community service for ‘reckless vandalism’ of GII* listed building
The Northwich Guardian has reported on how a property developer who carried out unauthorised demolition on a Grade II*-listed building has been fined and handed community service.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (Govt’s) doorstep’: England’s first motorway turns 60, with major technology upgrade
Exactly 60 years ago on 5 December 1958, 2,300 drivers drove along a new road for the first time…and straight into the history books. image: Open Government Licence v3.0 – Preston Bypass
Wales: Law Commission consults on Planning Law – including proposed merger of LBC with planning permission
In early December, the Law Commission released its report on its wide-ranging consultation Planning Law in Wales, and amongst its many proposed reforms to Welsh planning law is a merger of listed building consent (LBC) with planning permission.
Closing the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 at the #EuropeForCulture conference in Vienna, the Commission has today highlighted a series of actions on cultural heritage.