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- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School recap ‘in camera’ (and look ahead to Brighton 2020 and #IHBCBrighton2020): Catch 2020 School Spotlight preview on video, with IHBC SE Branch Chair 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s update on the politics and presumptions around heritage change and conservation: The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July: Last chance approaches… so submit heritage/HE/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £8.5M+ costed opportunities this week: Asset & Property Income Generation Strategy for Port Sunlight sought, closing 23/07, valued £30K 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Green light for 60 caravans near GII* listed Suffolk church due to coastal erosion threats 19/07/2019
- Theatres Trust welcomes Theatr Clwyd listing by Cadw at Grade II 19/07/2019
- Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List 19/07/2019
- New sentencing guidelines mean courts to take account of ‘full impact’ of crime… 19/07/2019
- Deadline approaching – BEFS invitation to promote projects etc. as best practice case studies for OPIT – closing 26 July 19/07/2019
- MHCLG issues rallying call to action for historic counties celebrations: including 23 July! 19/07/2019
- Britain’s oldest building firm, R Durtnell and Sons, collapses 19/07/2019
- Last chance: British Council & Heritage Alliance Travel Grant Scheme – 2nd round open till 22 July 19/07/2019
- RIBA announces National Award winners, with more than one third ‘creatively adapted existing buildings’ 19/07/2019
- End of the line for pacer trains as communities to be asked for ideas on ‘renovation and reuse’ 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video! 16/07/2019
- BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council 16/07/2019
- IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts 16/07/2019
- MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019 16/07/2019
- HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August 16/07/2019
- CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair 16/07/2019
- New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site 16/07/2019
- NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit 16/07/2019
- Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings 16/07/2019
Daily Archives: 12/03/2019
It’s the beginning of a busy springtime for the IHBC Branches, from planning and organising CPD events and MATE accreditation support sessions to AGMs and more. This month’s features include: Policy into Practice: IHBC South East Branch Day School and … Continue reading
Think you might miss the IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School due to fees? Not a problem as ‘Money is not the barrier’, with £4000 and more of IHBC bursaries now available!
Bursary allocations totalling up to £4000 are available for the IHBC’s 2019 Annual School in Nottingham on 4-6 July, themed on ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience – confronting conservation calamities’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: … Continue reading
IHBC Nottingham 2019’s ‘Perspectives to take to School’: Castle restoration progress online, from the air, but see it in person on ‘hard hat’ tours at the School
Bird’s-eye views have been released in the Nottingham Post showing the progress being made on the £30 million regeneration of Nottingham Castle, with images taken by the Nottingham and Derby Hot Air Balloon Club, but you can understand how the … Continue reading
More on heritage risk and resilience – and Nottingham 2019 – from Scotland to Scots: £713,000 to increase community resilience to improve flood protection
Communities across Scotland will benefit from more than £700,000 additional funding to improve flood protection, while delegates to the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham can learn about how best to use such finds for heritage resilience too.
The Oxford Mail has reported on how experts have warned that a massive new block of flats in the centre of Oxford could ‘overpower’ historic buildings nearby. image: Oxford Mail website
The Town Centre Fund is a new £50 million fund to help boost Scotland’s town centres, which has been set up in partnership with COSLA and witgh uses that ‘could include the re-purposing of empty buildings for housing or social … Continue reading
New ‘Stephen Croad Historic Buildings of England and Wales’ Essay Prize from the Ancient Monuments Society: £500, closing 30 June 2019
The Trustees of the Ancient Monuments Society are pleased to announce the establishment of an annual Essay Prize in memory of Stephen James Croad, a dedicated public servant and strong supporter of the AMS, to keep alive Stephen’s memory and … Continue reading
Proposals for a Holocaust memorial have been dealt a blow after the charity responsible for looking after the central London park in which it is supposed to be built said it was opposed the move as it will have ‘significant … Continue reading
Residents in glass-walled apartments worth up to £3.5m have lost their bid to stop visitors to the Tate Modern gallery looking into their homes.
Design Council Chief Executive, Sarah Weir OBE, has today announced the appointment of Sue Morgan to be the organisation’s new Director of Architecture and the Built Environment. image: Design Council website
An ancient Iron Age hillfort, Woodbury Castle, near Exmouth, is being wrecked from motorists illegally driving their vehicles off-road despite signage and temporary fences being installed at the site.
Lichfields’ sixth annual review of Local Plan production under the original National Planning Policy Framework 2012 (NPPF 2012) shows that only half of Local Planning authorities have put in place a Local Plan under its auspices, and highlights how even … Continue reading
Brick Development Association has announced that entries are now open for the Brick Awards 2019, which closes 31 May.
The first blocks of concrete have been removed from the top of one of the world’s most recognisable chimneys as the start of the demolition of Sellafield’s Windscale Pile One stack. image: Open Government Licence v3.0