Daily Archives: 08/02/2019

IHBC welcomes 2019 School speakers, on ‘Floods and flooding’: James Innerdale (interventions) & Helen Brownlie (case studies)

The IHBC has announced two speakers for the ‘flooding’ section of the 2019 Day School ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience: confronting conservation calamities’ in Nottingham on Friday 5 July: James Innerdale, on sensitive intervention for flood resilience, & Helen Brownlie, on … Continue reading

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Last chance for IHBC’s FREE CPD @ London’s Listed Property Show, Olympia, 9/10 Feb: SIGN UP IN ADVANCE for updates on Heritage Statements, Enforcement, ‘At risk’ & Policy developments.

Your last chance to take advantage of a free IHBC place at the London Listed Property Show (on 9-10 February in the Olympia). Simply email events@lpoc.co.uk  giving your name, company, job role, postal address, email and phone number and IHBC … Continue reading

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IHBC Branches: Celebrate your retired members with a nomination to our Marsh Awards

IHBC Branches can celebrate retired members who volunteer their time and skills with a nomination for IHBC’s Marsh Award for Community Contribution before 28 February, with £500 and a Full School place for the winner! 

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £1.16M costed work this week: Tywi Gateway Trust seeks Design Team for HLF funded Abergwili education centre, closing 11/03, value £125k (min)

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 this week features a call from Tywi Gateway Trust … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2018 ‘Out of School CPD Boost’ in Context, No.1: ‘Negotiating Shared Heritage’

The second session of the IHBC Annual School in Belfast looked at methods for negotiating the conference theme, ‘Our shared heritage’, recognising that negotiation is a key skill and competence for successful heritage project management.

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£20,000 fine after GII farm demolition, as judge highlights ‘public duty to ensure people don’t just ignore the listing of buildings’.

Two men will have to pay more than £20,000 after pleading guilty to demolishing a Grade II (GII) listed building in Chorley, Holt Farm, without permission, following a successful prosecution by Chorley Council in which the judge highlighted the ‘public … Continue reading

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Planning bodies response to MHCLG PDR consultation: ‘… full and proper public consultation and engagement’ needed

The Consultation Institute has updated on how planning bodies have submitted strong objections to government proposals to further relax permitted development (PD) rights – including changes to allow commercial buildings to be demolished and redeveloped as housing – with the … Continue reading

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Scotland’s ‘Heritage: sustainable procurement guidance’ published

The Scottish Government has issued guidance for public bodies covering the purchase of products or services where negative heritage impacts may be of concern, or where there are opportunities to enhance heritage.

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Relief as UK confirms it will adopt EU standards for construction products post no-deal Brexit

Many manufacturers looking to export to the EU may be still in limbo with the government unable to say if British standards would be recognised in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but contractors, architects and product manufacturers can breathe … Continue reading

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Creative Europe: Council agrees its position on the programme for 2021-2027

The Council of the European Union has agreed its position (partial general approach) on the regulation establishing the Creative Europe programme for 2021-2027.

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Church lead thief ‘attacked the heritage’ of Norwich

A man was caught ‘attacking the heritage’ of Norwich by stripping £4,000 of lead from the roof of a city church.

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11 years of ‘Big Data’ informs place care via ‘FixMyStreet’App! A geography of citizen reporting on neighbourhood issues in the UK

A collaboration between researchers at the University of Stirling, the University of Sheffield and mySociety (a not-for-profit social enterprise) has produced a report on an attempt to understand spatial patterns of citizen reporting on local issues though mySociety’s FixMyStreet app … Continue reading

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BBC on Bauhaus & its centenary year: In pictures – The architects exiled by Nazis

Established in 1919, in the wake of World War One, Germany’s Bauhaus art school brought a radical new approach to design and aesthetics which would eventually go on to help inform modernist architecture around the world, and in its centenary … Continue reading

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