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- IHBC offers sympathies to Paris – and Europe and beyond – on Notre Dame fire, as scale of damage continues under review 16/04/2019
- IHBC responds to HE guidance on terraced housing 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (union) doorstep’: Dudley council to undertake Unite’s pioneering construction charter 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (engineering) doorstep’: HE’s new guidance on piling reported to engineers 16/04/2019
- Sheffield councillors decline to determine planning application before consultation concluded 16/04/2019
- Big Ben’s iconic clock face restored to original blue colour 16/04/2019
- Ornate Victorian pool found beneath fishpond in Wales 16/04/2019
- More school trips are needed to inspire a passion for heritage 16/04/2019
- £3.7 million to fund 5 new garden towns across the country 16/04/2019
- HE consults on advice note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’: Closing 10 May 16/04/2019
- Heritage Alliance receives Resilience Funding 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on ‘Heritage and Access in C21’: Dame Caroline Spelman on making Parliament fit for the 21st century 16/04/2019
- IHBC’s newest Context out: – Featuring Scotland’s ‘Highlands and Islands’, and far beyond… 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch host offers free pre-School evening, 7 May: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’ 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ costed work: NLHF etc. seek impact evaluation of Future Parks Accelerator (FPA) funding, closing 29/04, value £90-100k 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from Belfast’s doorstep’: Proposal to turn Clarence Chambers into new offices given the green light despite heritage and civic concerns 12/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Local concerns over ‘bridge of scrapes’ plan, from The Northern Echo 12/04/2019
- Partial destruction at listed Derbyshire house, dating back to the 1600s, leads to prosecution 12/04/2019
- Plas Mawr, Conwy – ‘Finest Elizabethan town house in Britain’ on the market 12/04/2019
- England’s £3.75M for nearly 200 pocket parks, to help ‘transform the nation’ 12/04/2019
- RTPI to Malthouse: More dead frontages would kill off high streets 12/04/2019
- House of Commons Garden tourism inquiry launched: closing 7 May 12/04/2019
- Norwich Anglia Square: Government calls in tower block plan 12/04/2019
- House of Lords Committee publishes report on ‘Future of seaside towns’ 12/04/2019
- HE seeks 3 commissioners: architecture, archaeology and heritage-based tourism 12/04/2019
Monthly Archives: January 2019
All IHBC members should have received their latest digital Membership Eletter, which includes as well as updates to trustees, a reminder on the call for volunteers and trustees for the 2019 AGM (see the NewsBlog), so if you are an … Continue reading
IHBC President calls on members to nominate for Marsh Awards: Successful Learning and Retired IHBC Community Contribution: Closing SOON (28 Feb)
IHBC President David McDonald is encouraging members to consider nominations for the newly launched Marsh Awards for Successful Learning in Heritage Skills and for Community Contribution (Retired Member of the IHBC).
IHBC officer and colleagues – including IHBC Communications Chair Dave Chewtyn and North West (NW) Branch Committee member Katie Wray – will be offering presentations on Planning for Historic Places in Manchester on 6 March. image: Manchester2017.ihbc.org.uk
IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’ ex Context: Sarah Crofts on ‘Creating warm and welcoming homes for social housing tenants in historic properties’
In the 2018 School issue of Context Sara Crofts – formerly of the HLF and recently appointed as the new CEO of ICON – explains how the IHBC Annual School Thursday tour, led by Siobhan Brown of the Hearth heritage … Continue reading
Construction knowledge survey results update from DBW: One third note constrained access to knowledge needed
A recent Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) survey has found that a third of practitioners ‘do not have easy access to all the knowledge they need to do their job’, noting that: Practitioners find cost and sign-up forms significant barriers to … Continue reading
The Heritage Alliance is calling on sector bodies to complete, share & retweet its 5-minute survey on EU Workers to help understand how Brexit will affect heritage sector employees, and help it build an evidence base. image: Open Government Licence … Continue reading
Almost £1 million of Coastal Revival Funding to restore coastal landmarks and bring economic growth to communities up and down the Great British Coast, England’s Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has reported. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Civil Society has reported on how the local group that failed to buy Hastings pier has launched a campaign to scrutinise the laws around community assets that have being sold off without consideration for local community interests, to prevent future … Continue reading
Work to transform Euston station and deliver extra capacity as part of the HS2 project took a very visible step forward with the arrival, on the London skyline, of the project’s first tower crane. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has reported a consultation on increasing local funding for flood and coastal erosion management.
MPs Ed Miliband and Caroline Flint have backed Doncaster Council after they said HS2 had ‘deliberately attempted to underplay the impact’ of demolitions across the borough.
Robbie Williams is ‘blasting Black Sabbath music’ to torment his rock star neighbour Jimmy Page over their bitter home extension row, according to a complaint to their local council reported on by the BBC.
IHBC School sponsor and promotional brochure now out; the best way to catch up with your colleagues in 2019!
The IHBC has launched its 2019 Nottingham School Sponsor and Promotional document, so if you want to push out your business, agenda or learning to IHBC members and colleagues, then check this out to find our most cost-effective ways and … Continue reading
It’s the beginning of a busy 2019 for the IHBC’s Branches, from planning and organising CPD events and MATE accreditation support sessions to AGMs and more! This month’s features include: An afternoon with Dr Charles Mynors organised by the North … Continue reading
IHBC update on ‘Members with benefits’: Enjoy free IHBC CPD and entry at London’s LPOC Property Show, 9-10 Feb
The IHBC has continued its CPD partnering with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC) into 2019 with free places for members and an IHBC stand on offer at the London Listed Property Show, on 9-10 February in the Olympia, as … Continue reading
IHBC South East Branch Day School – ‘Policy into Practice’ – with AGM & much more! Friday 1 March– Woking, Surrey History Centre
IHBC South East (SE) Branch will host its Day school – on Policy into Practice – and AGM Event (including discussion on governance with IHBC’s Chair and President) on Friday 1 March, in the Surrey History Centre in Woking from … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £11M+ costed work this week: HES seeks underwater heritage asset services, closing 14/2, no value stated
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 for this week features a call from Historic Environment … Continue reading
IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ from Open Culture: Buckminster Fuller’s ‘Dymaxion Chronofile’ record of his life… every 15 minutes from 1920 Until 1983!
Open Culture has reported on how Buckminster Fuller documented his life – a ‘systematic record of his life, including everything from his correspondence to his dry-cleaning bills’ – from 1920 until 1983, with the ‘Dymaxion Chronofile’ record now residing in … Continue reading
With a mission of providing tools and inspiration to architects all around the world, ArchDaily has showcased the best discoveries of each year, and in keeping with tradition, has shared its take on the best architecture drawings published throughout 2018.
Greenspace Scotland is looking for professionals in the natural and built environment and youth work sector to form a Scotland-wide Skills Bank to support the Young Placechangers programme and, as a member of the Advisory Board, and BEFS is recommending … Continue reading
Scotland’s Architecture Fringe has launched its call for participants for the 2019 open programme, with the call closing at 12 noon on 8 April 2019.
As the historic home of Durham Miners’ Association turned 150, a new campaign was launched in 2018 to secure its future, with Grayson Perry announced as the campaign’s first Patron. image: redhillsdurham.org
Government proposals to extend upwards and convert commercial properties into dwellings by extending permitted development rights – included in the consultation document Planning Reform: Supporting the High Street and Increasing the Delivery of New Homes – will result in poor-quality … Continue reading
The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) has launched its Chartered Archaeologist proposals, to ‘improve the value and meaning of CIfA accreditation and ensure that it is recognised as a benchmark of quality by archaeologists, clients and the public’ and which … Continue reading
A 3D Animated History of Paris made over two years with input from many experts on the history of Paris: Take a Visual Journey from Ancient Times to the World’s Fair of 1889.