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- IHBC welcomes new professional and training support staff: Ramona Usher and Sarah Cheng 23/08/2019
- Extended and updated: IHBC free CPD benefits at The Listed Property Show South West – now with unlimited free places for members, and opportunities to volunteer too: Bristol, 21/09 23/08/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £20M+ of opportunities this week: Pallant House seeks Multi Disciplinary Design Team, closing 13/09, valued £400K 23/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Famous Bowie Bandstand in Bromley wins listed status 23/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context and from ‘Building Services’: Lighting standards, World Heritage, and Bath 23/08/2019
- Company fined £20,000 for unauthorised work on listed building 23/08/2019
- PAS – Scotland’s planning advisory and citizenship service – asks for ‘Help to make a ‘zine’ about place!’, revised closing: 30/09 23/08/2019
- £10m boost from CITB to get people of diverse backgrounds into construction, with its ‘Pathways Into Construction’ programme 23/08/2019
- Council services ‘declining’ due to £5bn funding gap 23/08/2019
- AHRC calls for nominations to the Peer Review College 2019 23/08/2019
- New scoping study on ‘interactions’ between UK HE institutions and the heritage sector out, with supporting survey! 23/08/2019
- National Development Framework sets out 20 year land use framework for Wales 23/08/2019
- Scottish Landscape Character Types – map and descriptions facility from SNH 23/08/2019
- IHBC welcomes new RIBA report, recognition of LA roles and conservation accreditation: ‘Design Matters’ 20/08/2019
- Next IHBC NI Branch CPD session: ‘Glenarm Castle and Walled Garden’ morning, 20 September 20/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Landmark Newcastle GI church to reopen after a decade 20/08/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Creative thinking in neighbourhood planning – Dorchester on Thames 20/08/2019
- Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 with an ‘IMHO’ signpost from Reuters and Nashville: As U.S. ‘superstar’ cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind 20/08/2019
- CCT’s ‘Great National Steeple Chase’ an ‘epic success!’ 20/08/2019
- RIBA announces Great British Buildings programme for 2019 20/08/2019
- Bath Stone joins Portland and Cambrian Welsh slate as a ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ 20/08/2019
- New research highlights threats facing Edinburgh’s Royal Mile 20/08/2019
- DCMS Committee: Create a ‘UK Garden City’ initiative to boost untapped potential of garden tourism to UK economy 20/08/2019
- John Betjeman Award 2019 winner announced by SPAB 20/08/2019
- ‘Local government Brexit preparedness’ out from England’s MHCLG 20/08/2019
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.