Daily Archives: 21/12/2018

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

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IHBC Trustees and the Nottingham School 2019 AGM: Nominations sought, closing Monday 6 May 2019

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

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IHBC EM Branch launches draft ‘Social Media Plan’

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.

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IHBC welcomes ‘Polluter pays’ principles and more in draft clauses for planned Environment Bill

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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European Commission outlines actions to keep cultural heritage high on the political agenda

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.

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Heritage Counts 2018 update: Heritage in commercial use

Heritage Counts 2018 includes a special focus on how heritage in commercial use is constantly evolving and flexibly adapting to provide important and characterful business premises for a wide range of occupiers, from independent and branded leisure and retail businesses … Continue reading

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Open Calls for URBACT Networks: Upcoming call on Action-Planning Networks due 7 Jan

URBACT networks are approved through competitive calls for proposals and for 2014-2020, different calls for proposals for the 3 types of networks will be launched, while a call for Action Planning Networks – supporting cities in addressing a policy challenge … Continue reading

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Proposed Listed Building Consent Order consultation for Canal & River Trust: Closing 14 January

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) is consulting on a proposed draft national Listed Building Consent Order (LBCO), which would, if approved by Parliament, grant listed building consent for certain specified works of alteration or extension to … Continue reading

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Defra will publish consultation response on development of Environmental Principles and Governance Bill before 26 December

Defra recently announced that it is working towards publishing the consultation response before the 26 December deadline set in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 for the draft Bill and the establishment of a new environmental authority.   image: Open … Continue reading

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‘Lost London’: Inspiration for new compositions by Jools Holland and Marc Almond

Jools Holland talked on Sean Keaveny’s Radio 6 show recently about the book ‘Lost London’ and how it provided inspiration for songs about London on his new album.

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