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- Don’t forget: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July – Simply submit coursework (anything from history to design and beyond) for the chance of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School! 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ToolBox SelfStarter update for ‘Volunteers and Careers’: New UK heritage careers guide from BEFS and Heritage Alliance 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Bedford Hospital must keep historic nursery rhyme tiles 21/05/2019
- IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ and case study – out of Context and inside Scotland – on ‘Thatching techniques’ 21/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight on heritage and risk: Notre Dame shows ‘the unifying force of culture, Grenfell the corruption of government’ 21/05/2019
- Great Yarmouth Council £2m scheme to buy and renovate ‘dilapidated’ flats 21/05/2019
- Councillor calls on government to revoke demolition process without consultation 21/05/2019
- SPAB launches the Philip Webb Award for 2019 21/05/2019
- Isle of Wight houses on graves plan branded ‘appalling’ by relatives: BBC 21/05/2019
- Protecting the Scottish countryside: apply for funding 21/05/2019
- Competition ‘Call for Entries: Barjeel Museum for Modern Arab Art’, seeks designs ‘informed by local cultural heritage and environmental conditions’: Registration opens 1 June 21/05/2019
- New IHBC Yearbook web resource launched: ‘Look back with pride (and perspective)… to IHBC 2007 and after’ 18/05/2019
- Staff changes at the IHBC: Carla (Support@ihbc.org.uk) moves on now, Kate (LETS@ihbc.org.uk) after 2019 Nottingham School – backups and replacements planned 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £2M+ costed opportunities this week: RSPB Cymru seeks team for the Lake Vyrnwy Experience Project, closing 3/06, valued at £1.2M 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Lidl car park could wipe out nationally important historic monument in Carmarthen 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ spotlight: Cliff Hague says ‘We risk losing Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens… forever’ 18/05/2019
- Planning Inspectorate announces search for recruit 20 senior inspectors: Closing 30 May 18/05/2019
- Westminster: Legislative plans for Olympics-style body to oversee restoration works 18/05/2019
- Historic Environment Scotland surveys stakeholders about ‘role in the planning system’: 6 minute survey closes 6 June 18/05/2019
- Empty dwelling management orders hit all-time low 18/05/2019
- ‘New-build homes not fire safe’, BBC investigation finds 18/05/2019
- Conservation joint research call for Analysis; Values; At Risk, and ‘Layered conservation’ – Closing 3 September 2019 18/05/2019
- Now you can get a degree in carving from City & Guilds of London Art School 18/05/2019
- Ever wondered ‘How Venice Works’, with 124 Islands, 183 Canals & 438 Bridges 18/05/2019
- IHBC’s Council+ on help from ‘MATEs’ and much more: from AGM previews to accreditation and CPD, support, scrutiny and certification 14/05/2019
Daily Archives: 26/02/2019
IHBC’s 2019 Council+ reviews IHBC conservation accreditation and CPD support: From MATE sessions to feedback and updates – London 2 May, with opportunities for all (travel paid) so register your interest ASAP!
The next IHBC Council+ – our national forum for engaging with members at all skills levels – will provide members, associates and affiliates with the opportunity to focus on their continuing professional development (CPD), so if you want to join … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Why £11.3m Leicester Cathedral revamp has been criticised by HE
The Leicester Mercury has explored how controversial plans to build a new extension at the front of Leicester Cathedral have been criticised by the ‘heritage watchdog’, Historic England (HE).
Campaigners have scored a High Court victory against a council’s decision not to designate playing fields in west London as a local green space, after a judge ruled that the authority had carried out a ‘plainly inadequate’ and ‘manifestly unfair’ … Continue reading
The Heritage of London Trust Operations Ltd (HOLTOP) has announced that it has received a £42,900 National Lottery grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards total project costs of £70,000.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by North Yorkshire County Council in a dispute over the visual effects of a proposed quarry extension in the Green Belt.
Funding call from ESRI and What Works Wellbeing Centre for research into wellbeing of individuals and communities in the UK
The Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) working with the What Works Well Being Centre have announced a secondary analysis data initiative funding opportunity concerning ‘Understanding Wellbeing’ which will go to research that offers further insights surrounding the wellbeing of … Continue reading
The Centre for Cities think tank say that authorities should focus on attracting high-paying office jobs to support city centres rather than replacing ‘failed shops’.
With the start of the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) just around the corner, new resources to help the sector get behind the week have been published. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
DCMS Committee launches inquiry into Lessons from First World War Centenary: Evidence invited by 15 March at 5pm
The centenary of the First World War commemorations focused on connecting new, younger audiences to the legacy of the War through arts and education initiatives, and a new Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee inquiry seeks to examine the … Continue reading
Contracts to develop, deliver and award the first three T Levels have been awarded by the Department for Education (DfE) and Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute). image: Open Government Licence v3.0
IHBC’s IMHO spotlight in Scotland: David Bookbinder, ‘Flat broke? How private landlords are destroying our tenements’
David Bookbinder, writing in Scottish Housing News, has explored the thorny issue of tenement repairs and offered workable solutions that he believes could save this vital part of Scotland’s community and heritage.