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- Still time to apply for the role of IHBC’s new ‘Professional Development (PD) Officer – closes 8 July! 22/06/2019
- Going to (IHBC’s Nottingham) School? Check it out at #IHBCNottingham2019 22/06/2019
- IHBC update: Interested in the politics and presumptions around heritage change? See the chat from the floor on the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s #IHBCNottingham2019, climate and ‘managed retreat’ in Wales, via CNN: ‘UK village considers the unfathomable: tearing itself down before nature does’. 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £700M+ costed opportunities this week: Renfrewshire Council seeks team for works in two areas in Paisley’s town centre, closing 15/07, valued £420K 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (business) doorstep’: Historic building that exported lace around the world restored to its former glory 22/06/2019
- Conservation cases update from Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage: Loudon Castle to New Lanark and Aberdeen 22/06/2019
- Holy Spirits! The UK has more churches than pubs… 22/06/2019
- Scottish Government on new Planning Bill amendments, from BEFS 22/06/2019
- Ramboll report finds clients underestimate economic value of sustainability 22/06/2019
- ‘Backing the Bedrock’ – THA’s 2019 Fiscal Manifesto 22/06/2019
- IHBC’s Context on ‘Building Services’ now out: your next best CPD boost before the Nottingham School, and check out the new design styling too! 19/06/2019
- Look ahead to Brighton 2020 and ‘Old Town : New Futures’: Join the Heritage2020 – #HeritageChat 20 June – Heritage and the High Street 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic Belper tea rooms (almost) set to be demolished and replaced with new building 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘Rochdale Reimagined’, as architecture students put forward new designs for town centre heritage sites 19/06/2019
- IHBC’s CPD ‘Bauhaus centenary’ boost, no. 2: ‘Bauhaus Bookshelf’ makes works accessible that continue to inspire designers worldwide 19/06/2019
- NI’s Department for Communities contributes to AHF’s Heritage Impact Fund 19/06/2019
- Protecting the Scottish countryside: apply for funding 19/06/2019
- New Heritage Partnership Agreement signed at King’s Cross Station 19/06/2019
- European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019: Winners announced 19/06/2019
- Post Hackitt proposals from MHCLG: ‘Building a safer future’ – consultation on reform of the building safety regulatory system, closing 31 July 19/06/2019
- Clore Leadership: Bursaries for Emerging Heritage Leaders – Applications open 19/06/2019
- NCT: Enter your church building project for the 2019 UK Church Architecture Awards: Closing 1 July 19/06/2019
- Plastic road built on new housing development 19/06/2019
- IHBC congratulates Malcolm Airs on OBE appointment: Your institute’s past president, past chair, and much more 14/06/2019
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…