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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: 16/03/2019
IHBC launches new Toolbox ‘Advice Note on the Curtilage Rule’, on listed farmhouses and associated farm buildings
A new IHBC ToolBox Note from the institute sets another interpretation of the High Court judgment in the Egerton v Taunton Deane case (also known as ‘Jews Farm’) – our ‘Advice Note on the Curtilage Rule – An interpretation of … Continue reading
The insurance company Ecclesiastical has published its Heritage Sector insights which looks at managing risks and offers guidance that mirrors the themes of the 2019 IHBC Annual School in Nottingham in July.
The RTPI is currently reviewing its Corporate Strategy via an on-line survey which closes on 17 March and all are encouraged to contribute.
IHBC reminder to employers: ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship consultation closes 22 March – IHBC Chair urges responses, including on ‘single’ or ‘core and option’ alternatives
England’s Trailblazer apprenticeship sector consultation for the Level 7 Historic Environment Advisor (professional) is open until 22 March, and the IHBC Chair James Caird has called on employers – especially IHBC HESPR members that understand the special skills that distinguish … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £28.3M+ costed work this week: Coventry CC seeks Project Manager for London Road Cemetery, closing 19/03, £40k-£75k
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 Coventry City Council … Continue reading
Austerity in England has eroded planning’s ability to serve the public interest, to create the ‘Austerity Planner’, according to planners who took part in a study by the RTPI and Newcastle University, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
A regeneration plan that is set to pump £27 million into development across south-west Wales is being rolled out across the region, with the funding aimed at revitalising commercial floor space around the Swansea Bay City Region and boosting several … Continue reading
Annual Our Place in Time report showcases value of nation’s historic environment. Scotland’s historic environment is continuing to make a strong contribution to the nation’s economy and HES have announced that they have published the latest annual performance report for … Continue reading
The local government funding crisis has become so dire that councils are being forced to sell thousands of public spaces, such as libraries, community centres and playgrounds.
Parliamentary Committee announces inquiry into Local Government finance: Submissions closing 17 April
The Commons Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (HCLGC) on 6 March announced a new inquiry into local government finance entitled ‘Local Government Finance and the 2019 Spending Review’ in order to inform government policy on local government funding in … Continue reading
A man who stole lead from six churches – causing criminal damage of more than £186,000 and leaving communities ‘significantly out of pocket’ – was snared thanks to phone data, ANPR and DNA from a cigarette end.
Buxton’s town leaders are getting together to set out a bid for up to £2million-worth of funding to help boost Buxton’s high street. image: Buxton, Fiona Newton
The futures of one of Hull Marina’s most prominent bars and Hull’s famed Banksy have been decided by Hull City Council’s planning committee going against the recommendation for refusal by council officers following an objection from the Environment Agency.