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- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School recap ‘in camera’ (and look ahead to Brighton 2020 and #IHBCBrighton2020): Catch 2020 School Spotlight preview on video, with IHBC SE Branch Chair 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s update on the politics and presumptions around heritage change and conservation: The Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July: Last chance approaches… so submit heritage/HE/development coursework for possible £500 cash and free Brighton 2020 School 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £8.5M+ costed opportunities this week: Asset & Property Income Generation Strategy for Port Sunlight sought, closing 23/07, valued £30K 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Green light for 60 caravans near GII* listed Suffolk church due to coastal erosion threats 19/07/2019
- Theatres Trust welcomes Theatr Clwyd listing by Cadw at Grade II 19/07/2019
- Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List 19/07/2019
- New sentencing guidelines mean courts to take account of ‘full impact’ of crime… 19/07/2019
- Deadline approaching – BEFS invitation to promote projects etc. as best practice case studies for OPIT – closing 26 July 19/07/2019
- MHCLG issues rallying call to action for historic counties celebrations: including 23 July! 19/07/2019
- Britain’s oldest building firm, R Durtnell and Sons, collapses 19/07/2019
- Last chance: British Council & Heritage Alliance Travel Grant Scheme – 2nd round open till 22 July 19/07/2019
- RIBA announces National Award winners, with more than one third ‘creatively adapted existing buildings’ 19/07/2019
- End of the line for pacer trains as communities to be asked for ideas on ‘renovation and reuse’ 19/07/2019
- IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video! 16/07/2019
- BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council 16/07/2019
- IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts 16/07/2019
- MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019 16/07/2019
- HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August 16/07/2019
- CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair 16/07/2019
- New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site 16/07/2019
- NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit 16/07/2019
- Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings 16/07/2019
Daily Archives: 19/04/2019
Paris’ Notre-Dame Cathedral, one of Europe’s most celebrated religious buildings, was devastated by a fire Monday night, while its investigation, restoration and reinstatement undoubtedly will be a focus – and touchstone – of conservation philosophies for decades to come. image: … Continue reading
IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch free 7 May pre-School evening update: ‘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 Branch is offering a special free event in the city’s Urban Room, exploring ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions’ to protect heritage in the East Midlands, … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290K+ costed work: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew etc. seeks condition survey of Wakehurst Mansion, closing 25/04, value £65k
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 the Royal Botanic … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Talks on future improvements of ‘vast woodland areas’ at Duff House, Banff
The Press and Journal has reported on talks being held to find the best way to improve Duff House Woodland Parkland, surrounding Duff House in Banff – once part of the estate, but sold off over the years – as … Continue reading
Roger Scruton has been taken off the government panel tasked with building public support for new homes – the ‘Building Better, Building Beautiful’ Commission – because of controversial comments on Islamophobia and antisemitism. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS), who represent officials running planning authorities across the country, has warned that the scale of new responsibilities to be introduced in the Planning Bill could break the back of an already under-resourced system.
HTN launches new partnership to support over 250 member organisations develop financial skills and knowledge
Heritage Trust Network (HTN) has announced its new partnership with Charity Finance Group (CFG), to help its 250+ members across the UK ‘demonstrate their impact and strengthen their strategic financial management’.
Historic England is seeking new members for various committees and panels, with skills sought to include architectural history, architectural preservation, historic property and estate management and stonework conservation, and various closing dates etc.
More than 300 local authorities across the country have bid for a share of the £675 million Future High Streets Fund to transform their local high streets. image: Fiona Newton
Historic England (HE) has launched new apprenticeships intended to meet the demand for skilled professionals around the country. image: HE website
Data firm Didobi has created a widely-welcomed, free and simple aide-memoire for Councils and stakeholders in towns that identifies and clearly defines best practice, methodologies and the key ingredient for ‘Creating Better Towns’.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has welcomed the publication of the Scottish natural capital: Ecosystem Service Accounts, 2019.
Digital Construction Week (DCW) has issued a call for papers, offering the chance to present live on stage at DCW – on and share your experiences and expertise with the entire industry. If you have an innovative project or story … Continue reading
Call for ‘best practice’ etc. events for London’s Urban Tree Festival: 18-19 May – closing Easter Monday
The Museum of Walking is calling for events for the Urban Tree Festival, on 18-19 May, closing Easter Monday. image: Museum of Walking