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- Heritage Collective welcomed by IHBC as Brighton’s 2020 School ‘Principal Sponsor’: More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ with #IHBCBrighton2020! 08/11/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’: High Streets emergency declared by DCN – New retail planning applications halve in five years 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £795K+ costed opportunities this week: BPT seeks team to transform church into community centre of environmental awareness, valued £555K, closing 25/11 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Melton’s controversial ‘cheese wedge’ homes plan given go-ahead despite local objections 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s foresight in Context: Ireland’s Built and Archaeological Heritage sectoral ‘Climate Change Adaptation Plans’ out – will feature in future ‘Ireland’ issue 08/11/2019
- ‘Pocket Parks’ funding update: Invitations for communities to transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces in England 08/11/2019
- Dame Judith Hackitt named as government adviser on the new Building Safety Regulator 08/11/2019
- Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government : On ‘building good lives’ with design codes… and the new heritage conservation programme! 08/11/2019
- Applications now open for the Sustainability Scholarship for 2020: Closing 29/11 08/11/2019
- Government investment backs museums of the future: Treasures in our homes – ‘digital-wise’ 08/11/2019
- Applications now open for the Sir Ian Dixon Scholarship for 2020, closing 29/11 08/11/2019
- Homage to Italian Job film, 50 years on, celebrating its half century this year 08/11/2019
- IHBC seeks examples of curtilage farm buildings potentially affected by interpretation of the ‘Jews Farm’ (‘Egerton v Taunton Deane’) case: ASAP encouraged, and closing 29/11 05/11/2019
- IHBC’s Past President David Lovie receives AHI Award on behalf of local civic group for IHBC-supported ‘Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes’ 05/11/2019
- IHBC Context feature on HE’s Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings reaches 10K+ construction-development sector users via DBW‘s Newsletter: See our Conservation Wiki for lots more! 05/11/2019
- Scotland’s new guide to help manage climate change risk to historic sites 05/11/2019
- Queensbury tunnel cycle: Government asked to save plans 05/11/2019
- Irish State faces further legal challenge in Europe on proposed liquefied natural gas facility due to SEA and consultation duties 05/11/2019
- Planning Awards 2020 now open for entries 05/11/2019
- City & Guilds awarded contract to deliver Construction T Level qualifications 05/11/2019
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: US City Planner makes case for rethinking ‘tow hall’ public consultation 05/11/2019
- HE’s Advice Note on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’ now out, but maintains ambiguity over practice standards 01/11/2019
- IHBC commends SLCT/HE ‘Connecting People and Places’ project outcomes 01/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £900K+ costed opportunities this week: Gallery opportunity in sensitive historic setting, valued £200K, closing 22/11 01/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Demolition starts on a Stoke GII* listed potbank – Motorists beware! 01/11/2019
Daily Archives: 10/05/2019
More exciting events are in store across the UK, including preparation for this year’s Annual School in Nottingham and next year’s in Brighton. This month’s features include: DOWNLOAD the PDF or continue reading below.
UK flood planners ‘must prepare for worst’, says the Environment Agency, via the BBC: IHBC’s 2019 School can help professionals prepare!
England’s flood planners must prepare for the worst on climate change, the Environment Agency has warned in a report by the BBC in an only too timely strategic plan that is especially relevant to the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham, … Continue reading
The IHBC will host a stand at the joint Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) SPAB conference on 11 June, on ‘The Sustainability of Traditional Buildings’, which will present the latest developments in policy, training, research, case studies and practical applications … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £935K+ costed opportunities this week: EH seeks team for Birmingham factory feasibility study, closing 31/05
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 English Heritage for … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD boost from DBW: Try out the new construction-specific search engine: including HSE, ICE, CIBSE, BRE… and IHBC
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host partner of the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki and ‘knowledge base for the construction industry’ – has developed a new construction search engine for the UK construction industry, which exclusively returns searches from lead construction bodies … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘IMHO spotlight’ on Viollet-le-Duc at Notre Dame: ‘Sins of the Flèche’, from Paul Velluet and the Church Times
Architect Paul Velluet has had his take on the matter of Notre Dame, past and future, published in a letter to the Church Times, and here offers NewsBlog readers the original text defending Viollet le Duc’s work there, sparklingly headlined … Continue reading
Scotland’s Landscape Alliance was formally launched on the 25th April 2019 by Co-Chairs of the Executive Committee, Rachel Tennant, Landscape Institute Scotland Chair and Stuart Brooks Head of Conservation and Policy for National Trust for Scotland.
Criminal record and 180 hours community service for builder who risked lives to cut costs when repointing
A Salford building contractor has been sentenced to 180 hours community service and made to pay a fine of £2000 after exposing workers to the dangers of falls from height and exposure to silica dust when repointing.
Graham Bell of the North of England Civic Trust has circulated an update on the changes there, as it evolves into the ‘Cultura Trust’.
A targeted analysis by BEFS into how existing historic environment (HE) policies are utilised within the planning system has been published. image: BEFS
On 14 April 2016, The National Audit Office (NAO) published Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation, a report assessing the value for money of the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) schemes.
The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has resorted to the unprecedented step of erecting two temporary information signs on land at Upper Burrows in Freshwater East where protected trees were felled and abandoned.
As part of its recent report on regenerating seaside towns, the House of Lords’ plan suggested that solving problems in Blackpool could prove key in tackling issues across England, and Blackpool has responded accordingly…