Daily Archives: 03/05/2019

IHBC’s 2019 ‘Yearbook’ now out, introduced by Kate Mavor, English Heritage CEO: ‘Extending the reach of the IHBC and the 2019 School’

Some 6000 copies of the IHBC’s Yearbook for 2019 – introduced by Kate Mavor, Chief Executive of the English Heritage – are being distributed to members, stakeholders and sector leaders, with feature articles linked to the IHBC’s 2019 School theme … Continue reading

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IHBC’s new ‘Events Calendar’ now online: All for free, and for all too!

The IHBC has launched its new-format online events calendar for the sector, now with a sharper design and offering easier access to more detail, offering anyone the chance to ask for events to be posted, so open to all users, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £935K+ costed work this week: BC seeks team for master planning etc. in King’s Lynn, closing 03/06, value £800k

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – sends members weekly email ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week features a call from the Borough … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Neuk’: 180-year-old building to be demolished to make way for home with underground pool

Fife Today has reported on how a 180-year-old building in Fife is to be pulled down to make way for a modern home with underground swimming pool, in the face of objections from bodies that included the local East Neuk … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the bridge’s deck’: Hammersmith Bridge closed indefinitely after ‘critical faults’ discovered

Hammersmith Bridge has been closed indefinitely after safety checks revealed ‘critical faults’, The Evening Standard writes, as Hammersmith and Fulham Council claimed government budget cuts left Transport for London unable to complete urgent repairs on the crossing.

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IHBC’s CPD boost out of Context: Study the Highlands and Islands, with an opportunity to reflect on your own heritage journey

As IHBC members, an appreciation of the diversity in building styles, materials and techniques across our working landscape helps us understand the technicalities of care and repair, and develop cultural sensitivities and a curiosity to find out more about shared … Continue reading

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CPRE’s State of Brownfield 2019 report: Enough land for more than 1M homes!

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has published its annual ‘State of Brownfield’ report, which shows there is enough suitable brownfield land available in England for more than 1 million homes across over 18,000 sites and over 26,000 hectares.

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HES Shares second Corporate Plan ‘Heritage For All’

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is sharing its second Corporate Plan ‘Heritage For All’ as Alex Paterson, Chief Executive of HES, personally leads in its promotion.

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CIfA to reflect on the Chartered Archaeologist vote

At an Extraordinary General Meeting, held in Leeds on Friday, 26 April 2019, accredited members of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologist (CIfA) voted not to petition the Privy Council to introduction of a new Chartered Archaeologist grade of accredited member.

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APPG for EBE launches new 7th Inquiry: ‘… recruitment and retention of more women into construction…’ submissions by14 May

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Excellence in the Built Environment (EBE) has announced its new Inquiry, which will look at how the recruitment and retention of more women into construction and how that might help to ameliorate the … Continue reading

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BBC on ‘The grief that comes from lost buildings’

BBC News has reported on how, across the world, destruction of cultural attractions causes a specific sort of communal grief.

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