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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: 12/04/2019
The latest issue of IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, themed around practice issues relating to – or in parallel with – conservation in Scotland’s ‘Highlands and Islands’, including the challenges and achievements of working in diverse rural areas, … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch host offers free pre-School evening, 7 May: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’
In advance of Nottingham hosting the IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on 4-6 July, the East Midlands regional branch is hosting a special free event on ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage in the East Midlands’, on Tuesday 7 May … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ costed work: NLHF etc. seek impact evaluation of Future Parks Accelerator (FPA) funding, closing 29/04, value £90-100k
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 a partnership between … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from Belfast’s doorstep’: Proposal to turn Clarence Chambers into new offices given the green light despite heritage and civic concerns
Newry businessman Brian McConville’s bid to redevelop the listed Clarence Chambers building in the centre of Belfast into a modern office development has won the approval of planning officials despite heritage and civic concerns.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Local concerns over ‘bridge of scrapes’ plan, from The Northern Echo
The Northern Echo has highlighted how a £500,000 plan to transform a historic bridge and make it more suitable as a busy commuter route has been recommended for approval, against specialist advice.
A married couple and a joiner have been prosecuted after destroying parts of a historic Derbyshire house dating back to the 1600s.
Plas Mawr, an Elizabethan town house in Conwy, is up for sale — after more than 25 years in the care of Cadw. image: Cadw website
Government has announced winners in a £3.75 million fund to create new pocket parks and refurbish existing parks in England. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Representing part of its concerns over government plans to relax permitted development rights (PDRs), The Royal Town Planning institute (RTPI) has urged Housing and Planning Minister Kit Malthouse to drop proposals that would add homes to high streets without developers … Continue reading
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMS) Committee of the House of Commons has launched an inquiry on garden tourism seeking written evidence on how gardens contribute to UK tourism, the economy and to our national heritage, closing 7 … Continue reading
An inquiry will decide on a £250m redevelopment of a shopping complex, including 1,250 new homes, after plans were called in by the government.
The Regenerating Seaside Towns Committee of the House of Lords has published a report on the future of seaside towns, and notes that many coastal communities are in need of investment, particularly in housing, transport, education and infrastructure. image: Open … Continue reading
Historic England (HE) is looking to recruit three people to join its Commission – the group of experts that make up its governing body – seeking candidates with backgrounds in architecture, archaeology and heritage-based tourism. image: Historic England website
CPRE poll indicates public fears for countryside and environment over Oxford-Cambridge development plan
Three-quarters (74%) of residents living on a corridor between Oxford and Cambridge believe that plans for major new development across the region will lead to damage of the local countryside and environment, according to new public polling published on 21 … Continue reading
£60 million search begins for the next media hit after Peppa Pig, Art Attack and Desert Island Discs – Might it be ‘Conservation’?
A multimillion pound fund for UK radio and television is now open and accepting funding applications. image: Open Government Licence v3.0