Daily Archives: 07/05/2019

IHBC 2019 Marsh Awards now out: Awards & rewards at the IHBC’s 2019 School, Nottingham 4 – 6 July

The judges in the fourth year of the IHBC Marsh Awards – for Successful Learning in Heritage Skills and Community Contribution (Retired Member) – have carefully assessed the submissions, and are delighted to confer the 2019 IHBC Marsh Awards as … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2019 ‘Nottingham School’: ‘Money is not the barrier’ to top notch CPD, as bursaries are still available!

Bursaries from the IHBC’s UK-wide allocation are still available for the 2019 Annual School in Nottingham on 4-6 July, themed on ‘Heritage, Risk & Resilience – confronting conservation calamities’ and offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around: … Continue reading

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Update from the IHBC’s Research Consultant: PINS says ‘Don’t change your door without approval’:

The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) has recently upheld an enforcement notice concerning the installation of a door with ‘stained glass depictions of local landscapes’ in the Chapmanslord Conservation Area, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, despite an article 4 direction in place since 2017 removing … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Urban explorers seeking ‘arty pictures’ blamed for causing damage at South Derbyshire’s historic TG Green pottery factory

The Derby Telegraph has highlighted how urban explorers and trespassers have been criticised for causing damage to an historic South Derbyshire pottery, which is at risk of seeing some of its buildings being demolished.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Boston Spa residents win battle with Church of England over new homes

Leedslive has reported on a  stand-off between Boston Spa residents and the Church of England, which has come to an end after Leeds City Council decision-makers voted against plans for a new housing development in the village.

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Open doors to communities in need with the ‘Meanwhile Foundation’, as ‘landlords turn their empty shops into vibrant community hubs’…

Government says that towns across the country will benefit from a new scheme which will see landlords turn their empty shops into vibrant community hubs open to the public in a project partnership delivered by Meanwhile Foundation in partnership with … Continue reading

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Europa Nostra: Nominate a heritage site for the 7 Most Endangered programme 2020

If you know of an important heritage that is endangered – such as a historic monument or archaeological site, a place of worship, an industrial complex, a historic park, a museum or a movable heritage asset – Europa Nostra is … Continue reading

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Debenhams closures: Four ways to use the empty stores

As Debenhams has named 22 of the 50 stores it plans to close as part of a plan by new owners to revive the department store chain, the BBC reflects on what will – or might – happen to all … Continue reading

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Esmée Fairbairn Foundation publishes report on value of ‘core funding’ for organisations, to offer supporting ‘ammunition’

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has published its report sharing its insights into core funding with the aim of giving others ‘the ammunition to continue to make the case’.

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Enter the Brick Awards 2019: Closing 31 May

The Brick Development Association (BDA) has highlighted how the opportunity to compete at the industry’s highest level and be recognised by top-tier trade and national press makes it worth spending a few minutes on entry for the Brick Awards 2019.

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