Daily Archives: 05/04/2019

‘C+ MATE’ – Closing time is coming! Booking ends soon for your FREE IHBC MATE Council+ place on May 2, London:
‘The best way to add value to your practice and CPD, with new networks, learning and insights too – all for free, for you, from the IHBC!’

The next IHBC Council+ will be on 2 May in central London, and offer a unique opportunity to get involved in the IHBC and shape the our accreditation training, support and guidance, all while informing the work of your professional body, … Continue reading

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DON’T FORGET: IHBC’s coming to the Natural Stone Show 2019, naturally – Offering delegates HESPR, Conservation Wiki and more: Excel, 30/4-2/5 – with exhibitor list now live!

The IHBC will host its regular stand at the Natural Stone Show’s Conservation Area from 30 April, in London’s ExCel, so please be sure to visit us as well as access all the other free IHBC-recognised CPD on offer, including … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £450k+ costed work this week: Swansea Council seeks evaluation of refurb of G II Listed Powerhouse building etc., closing 19/04, no value stated

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 Swansea Council which … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Owners of Weston’s dilapidated GII* Birnbeck Pier receive repairs notice

Bristol Live has reported on how a repairs notice has been served on the owners by the local council after ‘exhausting’ all other options on the Grade II* (GII*) listed Birnbeck pier, Weston-super-Mare.

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HES: ‘We’ve bridged the gap between our Gaelic past and an A-List future!’

Sutherland’s Drochaid a’ Chaolais Chumhaing / Kylesku Bridge has been listed as a Category A structure, with the bridge the first to be legally named in Gaelic, all progress celebrated by Historic Environment Scotland (HES). image: HES website

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Tulip London skyscraper gets green light with help from ‘classroom in sky’ feature

The proposed Tulip skyscraper got the planning ‘green light’, with the Standard offering its own take on issues in advance of the decision.

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Government announces £9.75 million to clean England’s High Streets

Councils across England will receive an immediate cash boost from a £9.75 million fund established by Government to back their efforts in cleaning up high streets and town centres. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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HES: New planning policy launched for Scotland’s Historic Environment

Historic Environment Scotland has published a new Historic Environment Policy for Scotland to help guide and inform decision-makers such as local authorities and ‘asset’ owners.

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Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s awards and medals to be auctioned

The awards and medals of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, a founding member of the Victorian Society, will be available for purchase at auction at Spink London on 10-11 April.   image: By Unknown(Life time: na) – Original publication: PhotographImmediate source: http://blogs.forward.com/the-arty-semite/128311/nikolaus-pevsner-the-herr-professor-doktor-of-bri/, … Continue reading

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SIP for Scotland’s Historic Environment Sector published

A Skills Investment Plan (SIP) for Scotland’s Historic Environment Sector has been published by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

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London’s City Hall launches ‘cultural map’ of the capital includes LBs, LGBT+ venues, legal street art walls and much more

London’s City Hall has launched a new interactive cultural map of the capital, helping protect and support London’s venues, sites and sights, and includes Listed Buildings (LBs), LGBT+ night time venues, legal street art walls and much more.

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Planning update written statement HLWS1418 on power to call in

James Brokenshire has issued a written ministerial statement addressing his power to ‘call-in’ and make decisions on planning applications, announcing that he will no longer give reasons for calling in, or declining to call in, planning applications. image: Open Government Licence … Continue reading

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Bristol residents fear losing their lamp-posts to richer areas

Bristol City Council halts south Bristol removals amid suspicions lamps were going to leafy Clifton. image: Street Light by Fiona Newton

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