Daily Archives: 01/12/2018

IHBC 2019 Nottingham Day School outline ONLINE • Sponsor opportunities available NOW • Booking & bursaries open FEBRUARY

The webpages for the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham on 4-6 July 2019 on the theme of ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’ now include an outline of the main sessions of the Day School, on Friday 5 July.

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IHBC’s FREE CPD Boost via HE+IHBC’s ‘easy access’ Webinar, 13 Dec: Enhancing conservation areas & townscapes with S.215s – Numbers limited so book now!

Following on from the success of the last Historic England (HE) & IHBC Webinar on S.54 notices the next Webinar will be taking place on 13 December, on using Section 215 (S.215) notices to enhance conservation areas and wider townscapes, … Continue reading

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IHBC-STBA Tribute to Neil May, from John Preston IHBC

John Preston, Convenor of IHBC’s Green Panel and previously IHBC Education Secretary, and also Heritage Chair at the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA), offers NewsBlog readers a tribute to a leading light in the STBA, Neil May. image: STBA website

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IHBC CPD event update, from HE: ‘Reducing risk of fire in thatched buildings – recent research and new guidance’

On Tuesday 13 November 2018 Historic England, in partnership with IHBC South West Branch and the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service (DSFRS) held a free IHBC CPD-recognised seminar on ‘Reducing risk of fire in thatched buildings’ at the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £130K+ costed work this week: Horniman Museum… seeks Masterplanning services, closing 17/12; £20,000

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 (ocean) doorstep’ sees ‘Fire across the water’: Belfast Telegraph reports on suspicious fire in C-listed Annan hotel

The Belfast Telegraph has reported on ongoing investigations into a suspicious fire the C-listed Central Hotel in Scotland’s Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, in yet another case highlighting the relevance of the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham, on ‘Heritage, Risk and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Out of Context’ CPD boost: ‘Periodically’, Bob Kindred’s bite-sized briefings from the best of current heritage handbooks

If you have too little time to read all that post crossing your desk or inbox then you can boost your knowledge (and that of your colleagues’, if you share) by reviewing the regular column piece ‘Periodically’ by Bob Kindred … Continue reading

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The Raynsford Review of Planning launched

Former housing minister Nick Raynsford in his planning review has warned that planning has been reduced to a ‘chaotic patchwork’ of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities. image: Open Government Licence … Continue reading

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DCMS’ revised ‘Principles of Selection for Listed Buildings’ now out

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has issued its revised ‘Principles of Selection for Listed Buildings’ with new dates, definitions and more. 

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UPDATE: HE’s Heritage at Risk Register 2018 now out, @20 years old!

Historic England (HE) most recent Heritage at Risk Register has identified sites currently ‘most at risk of being lost as a result of neglect, decay or inappropriate development.’

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Add your company’s take to the largest-ever poll on Brexit skills shortages

Companies from across the UK construction sector are being invited to take part in the largest-ever research project on skills shortages.

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‘Not So Pretty Vacant’: Scottish Taskforce starts task of reducing vacant and derelict land

The Vacant and Derelict Land Taskforce will start the process of finding 100 sites with the best potential for development from 26 November.

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