Daily Archives: 19/03/2019

IHBC’s ‘Sample a weekly HESPR alert’ opportunity!  And see how IHBC can work for you at the ‘quality end of… commercial conservation’

IHBC members can sample one of our weekly news ‘Alerts’ for members of the institute’s conservation services quality assurance scheme HESPR–Historic Environment Service Provider Recognition – and get a real sense of the benefits of HESPR membership, both for the … Continue reading

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IHBC South East Branch 2019 Day School report: ‘Policy in Practice’, with a forward look to IHBC’s 2020 Annual School in Brighton

Following the IHBC South East Branch’s 2019 Day School in Woking on 1 March, lead organiser of the School and Branch committee member Chris Reynolds has written a summary report on the day, including a brief look forward to the … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 open until 31 July – Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School… simply submit coursework online!

Don’t forget: IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2019 open until 31 July – Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School… simply submit coursework online!

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the civic doorstep’; as Civic Voice raises the question: Is what is happening here happening everywhere?

Civic Voice has reported on a case that may represent wider heritage-related concerns across its membership, as it seeks to find out  more about the scale of historic ‘stone walls and pillars being demolished to provide access for parking in … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Railway Line’: Long-closed Otterington Station Grade II listed

The Railway Magazine has detailed the listing of the long-closed Otterington station on the East Coast Main Line, between Thirsk and Northallerton, which has been Grade II listed.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the ‘Ethical Marketing’ doorstep’: AHF’s new £7m loan and social investment fund to secure the future of the UK’s historic buildings

Marketing sector publication Ethical Marketing News has highlighted how The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) – ‘the specialist lender to the UK’s heritage projects’ – has launched its new £7m social investment fund to enable organisations to deliver economic and social … Continue reading

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CIfA and FAME celebrate ‘More archaeologists employed than ever before’ – as 2018 Archaeological Market Survey now available

The CIfA  and FAME have announced record Levels of Commercial Investment and Employment for Archaeologists in the UK as the latest Archaeological Market Survey report is now available.

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Another record-breaking year for Scottish heritage sites

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has reported on how heritage visitors have generated £620 million in Scotland’s local tourism expenditure. image: Edinbugh by Fiona Newton

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NHTG receives funding from B&CE Charitable Trust

The National Heritage Training Group (NHTG) has announced it has been awarded a grant from the B&CE Charitable Trust, ‘to run a series of built heritage training courses, which will see around 86 delegates.’

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New flagship fund for nature in Scotland launched

A new fund of up to £2 million to protect and enhance Scotland’s nature has been launched.

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How to explore a secret part of London’s underground history

Hidden London, a series of tours at disused stations and secret sites around the city, is run by the London Transport Museum and lets you peek behind closed doors that are usually bolted shut. This year could be one of … Continue reading

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Old photos show Katrine aqueduct being built

The BBC has featured old photographs found in a skip that show one of Scotland’s most important public works, the Katrine acqueduct, being built.

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