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- IHBC is at the 2019 Natural Stone Show, naturally – offering delegates news on IHBC’s HESPR, Conservation Wiki and much more: Excel, 30/4 to 2/5 – with more updates now out! 23/04/2019
- IHBC trustee and Technical Panel lead Prof John Edwards explores with CIOB how ‘Conservation is driving quality in construction’, for its annual ‘conservation etc.’ conference, 30 April, London 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (School) doorstep’: Edinburgh pupils to be taught construction skills to boost recruitment 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s CPD Boost on ‘Adversarial behaviour in the UK construction industry’, from DBW 23/04/2019
- IHBC’s CPD ‘Bauhaus centenary’ Boost: Original Bauhaus Books and Journals free to download! 23/04/2019
- Prince Charles, after Hillsborough’s ‘facelift’: Future of built heritage could be endangered by traditional skills shortage 23/04/2019
- Another historic building hit by fire: Major fire in the former Church of St John the Evangelist, Blackburn 23/04/2019
- Construction opportunities offered to 20 career-changing women 23/04/2019
- Place Alliance’s Big Meet 9 sees launch of ‘Place Value and the Ladder of Place Quality’ and seeks feedback on success to date 23/04/2019
- EH: Bob Marley named among new blue plaque recipients for 2019 23/04/2019
- WMF awarded grant for skills training project in Yemen 23/04/2019
- The Iron Bridge reopens to the public following £3.6 Million Project 23/04/2019
- CYARK: Building digital capacity in Rapa Nui 23/04/2019
- IHBC Nottingham 2019 – ‘Perspectives to take to School’: Notre Dame, the story so far… 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch free 7 May pre-School evening update: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’ 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290K+ costed work: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew etc. seeks condition survey of Wakehurst Mansion, closing 25/04, value £65k 19/04/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Talks on future improvements of ‘vast woodland areas’ at Duff House, Banff 19/04/2019
- Comments get Scruton sacked from Building Beautiful commission 19/04/2019
- Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS): ‘Planning Bill Could Break the System’ 19/04/2019
- HTN launches new partnership to support over 250 member organisations develop financial skills and knowledge 19/04/2019
- Historic England seeks Committee and Panel members and advisers etc., various closing dates 19/04/2019
- Communities bid to make their high streets fit for the future 19/04/2019
- Historic England launches new heritage apprenticeships 19/04/2019
- ‘Creating better towns’: A free aide-memoire published 19/04/2019
- Scottish natural capital accounts welcomed by SNH 19/04/2019
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