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- IHBC welcomes new Recognised CPD Provider ‘CPD essentials’ – offering 10% discounts to members too! 28/01/2020
- REMINDER: IHBC’s ‘Members with benefits’: FREE CPD at London’s LPOC Property Show, Olympia, 8-9 Feb 28/01/2020
- IHBC CPD signpost to DBW: What is a party wall dispute or boundary dispute? 28/01/2020
- Scottish Government launches first National Islands Plan 28/01/2020
- Investigation into Roman wall collapse on Chester site 28/01/2020
- HSE regulator at the fore of new building safety plans 28/01/2020
- Place Planning for Decarbonisation service in Scotland 28/01/2020
- England’s Village halls boosted by £1.2 million to rejuvenate community hubs 28/01/2020
- RIBA ‘Sustainable Outcomes Guide’ out 28/01/2020
- MOOO architecture design competition for London’s POPS – Privately Owned Public Spaces 28/01/2020
- Petition to save Egyptian Halls launched by the Alexander Thompson Society 28/01/2020
- IHBC launches consultation on draft new constitutional ‘Articles’: First responses encouraged by end Feb and after 24/01/2020
- IHBC members with benefits: Subsidies for HE’s roofing ‘Repair and conservation…’, 03 March, London 24/01/2020
- IHBC welcomes report on new housing in England: Design overwhelmingly ‘mediocre’ or ‘poor’… but conservation specialists CAN help! 24/01/2020
- REMINDER – IHBC’s ‘Members with benefits’: FREE CPD at London’s LPOC Property Show, Olympia, 8-9 Feb 24/01/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £488K+ costed opportunities this week: Scottish authority seeks services for building redesign and restoration, valued £467K, closing 31/01/2020 24/01/2020
- LGA: Council chiefs call for permitted development right to be ‘scrapped’ 24/01/2020
- Scottish Government: Improving home energy efficiency consultation, closes 26 March 24/01/2020
- DCMS Evaluation of the Taylor Review Pilot – Emerging Monitoring and Evaluation Evidence 24/01/2020
- Number of threatened ancient woodlands tops the thousand mark 24/01/2020
- Department store Beales collapses into administration 24/01/2020
- Only one in 10 support ‘new towns’, study finds 24/01/2020
- MoD manager to lead Palace of Westminster refurbishment 24/01/2020
- Earthshot Prize: William and Kate launch prize to ‘repair the Earth’ 24/01/2020
- IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School FIRST keynote: Carole Souter CBE, past HLF Chief Executive, lays the foundations for ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, 19 June 2020 21/01/2020
Monthly Archives: May 2019
Many more exciting events are taking place across the UK, including preparation for this year’s Annual School in Nottingham and next year’s in Brighton. This month’s features include: South Branch – ‘Clay Day’ at the Chiltern Open Air Museum, 7 … Continue reading
Download IHBC’s Code of Conduct: Updated design layout, but the same old high expectations and standards
The IHBC has reissued its core professional and practice standard, our Code of Conduct, in a new layout that better reflects our modern branding, while still keeping to the old, familiar – and respected – text, and its high standards … Continue reading
Join IHBC’s Consultations Panel: Your chance to keep up on conservation policy, legislation, guidance and much more, while building skills and CPD
IHBC members are invited to join the IHBC’s longstanding Consultations Panel, which offers the chance to offer your take on conservation practice, principles and standards into the IHBC’s conclusions on emerging policy, legislation and guidance, shaping the conservation outcomes of … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £690K+ costed opportunities this week: Warwick DC seeks team for SAM management plan, closing 24/06, value £30-45K
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 Warwick District Council … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Huge temporary roof installation at Wentworth Woodhouse, observes Chamber of Commerce
A major milestone has been reached in the restoration of South Yorkshire’s Grade I listed Wentworth Woodhouse, as reported by the Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, with 10,000 square metres of scaffolding encasing the stately home.
IHBC’s CPD boost from TCI: When public meetings go wrong…. they can make a bad situation so much worse
As the Consultation Institute (TCI) – which featured at the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School, in the form of Quintin Oliver, Director, Chair & Founder – is asking for examples of public meetings, Perry Walker, founder of Talk Shop, suggests that sometimes we … Continue reading
In a package of planning reforms in England, permitted development rights to larger home extensions have been made permanent and business owners can, and shops can, change to offices without a full planning application. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A case study of the use of compulsory purchase powers to acquire title to a listed building using direction for minimum compensation, at Roseangle in Dundee, is on offer from the Scottish Government.
Historic England (HE) has announced early career (Assistant level) apprenticeship openings for future historic environment conservation specialists, archaeologists and others at its offices across England.
The Church of England is taking extra precautions in light of the Notre Dame fire.
Crowdfunding has ‘huge, untapped potential’ for public sector infrastructure finance, a new study from the University of Leeds ‘Financing for Society’ has concluded.
Heritage Lincolnshire’s ‘Layers of History’ Summer School for 18-24 year olds – (VERY) Early career CPD… with bursaries, 28-30 June
Heritage Lincolnshire’s ‘Layers of History’ project is running a weekend summer school on 28-30 June, with places at £150 (including accommodation and meals) and bursaries available on application.
Historic Environment Scotland is promoting how visitors can be ‘citizen scientists’ at 20 of Scotland’s most evocative historic sites. as part of a new conservation project.
After more than a decade of exploration, interrogation, and debate, the IHBC has produced a discussion document on what form modern governance in the IHBC might take – drafted by IHBC Chair, and past Consultations Consultant, James Caird – the … Continue reading
The IHBC has submitted its response to the Historic England (HE) consultation on its draft Advice Note on Statements of Heritage Significance.
In Context 158 (on conservation in the Highlands and Islands and related issues), Heather Alcock offers an insight into how Local Listed Building Consent Orders (LLBCO’s) apply in Port Sunlight, offering a valuable chance to brush up your knowledge on … Continue reading
IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ from Designing Buildings Wiki and CIAT, on ‘Setting the Standard’, as viewed from the built environment sector
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the IHBC’s host platform for the Conservation Wiki, has featured an article from the CIAT by Keith Snook that sets practice standards for the built environment in context. image: DBW
Campaigners call on local government and landowners to protect the parks and green spaces they own: Only 6% ‘legally protected’!
The Fields in Trust says more than 2.5 million people in Britain do not have a park within 10 minutes walk of where they live, as its research shows less than 6% of parks and green spaces are legally protected and … Continue reading
Homeless people in Cardiff could be living in converted shipping containers by the end of the year.
The 2019 competition has been launched in reigning high street champion Crickhowell, and nominations are now open, with a winner to be named in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as there being an overall UK winner. image … Continue reading
A campaign has been launched to raise awareness of ‘heritage crime’ in Scotland and it follows a series of vandalism attacks on ancient monuments such as St Anthony’s chapel in Edinburgh.
New map of pipes and cables planned – the Underground Asset Register: ‘Designed to save lives and prevent major disruption’
Gov UK has reported that a digital map of underground pipes and cables is to be created, to help save lives and reduce the disruption caused when they are struck by mistake. image: UK Government Open Licence v3
Join Historic Environment Scotland (HES) for Scotland’s first ever heritage and history hackathon – where entrepreneurs, designers and technologists will spend 75 hours exploring Scotland’s heritage through data and technology. image: HES
PASSIONATE about conservation LOVE travel and seeing new and old places ENJOY working with people ZEST for learning and education BORED with regular commutes PREFER flexible working INHERENTLY self-motivated UNDERSTAND leadership NATURAL communicator, online and in person STRIVE for new … Continue reading
Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review now out, as senior posts range from CEO positions to section heads and, now, IHBC’s PD Officer!
Helping conservation careers and heritage employers across the UK, the IHBC updates readers about recent job and trainee openings on its ‘Jobs etc’ service – with this round alone ranging from a Cadw Historic Environment (HE) Head to a trust … Continue reading