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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: 14/05/2019
IHBC’s Council+ on help from ‘MATEs’ and much more: from AGM previews to accreditation and CPD, support, scrutiny and certification
IHBC most recent Council+ (‘Council plus’) – the twice-yearly, UK-wide forum for leadership, engagement and scrutiny open to all IHBC member categories – was held in London on 2 May, offering a unique opportunity for the c.40 delegates to get … Continue reading
Historic buildings on fire – Fisons Victorian factory near Ipswich destroyed, yet another sad prompt on the IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School
The former Fisons warehouse in Bramford, near Ipswich, was the victim on another fire affecting our heritage. Listed Grade II and dating back to 1858 the building was destroyed by a fire thought to be arson.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: 14 Coventry historical sites ‘at risk of neglect, decay or vandalism’, newest is Holy Trinity Church
Coventry Live has reported on how fourteen of Coventry’s most treasured historical sites are at risk of neglect, decay or vandalism, according to the latest Historic England At Risk Register, with the newest being Holy Trinity Church in the city … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans submitted for demolition of meeting hall attached to GII Friends Meeting House
The Hertfordshire Mercury has reported on plans that have been submitted for the demolition of the meeting hall attached to the Grade II (GII) listed Friends Meeting House in Hoddesdon.
IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’ following the Stone Show, from The Stonespecialist: ‘Housebuilding and increasing the role of stone’
Low carbon, low maintenance, sustainable stone has a lot to offer housing, and with the government committed to adding 300,000 homes a year to the UK’s housing stock by the mid-2020s, there are opportunities for many sectors of the stone … Continue reading
RTPI Scotland is warning MSPs that the Planning (Scotland) Bill may be unworkable as it stands, ahead of the Bill’s stage 3 debate, given the number of unfunded additional duties it currently contains.
Civic Voice: Member survey stats show communities want conversation on building homes to move towards ‘collaboration’, away from current ‘confrontation’
In response to Civic Voice’s own online Building Better survey, England’s link body for civic trusts and the like has argued that we need to move the conversation about building homes away from confrontation, into one of collaboration: 86% of … Continue reading
The Public Accounts Committee of the UK Parliament has opened an enquiry into planning and the broken housing market. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has opened a £1m fund for charities called Movement for Good.
A new partnership has been launched to tackle heritage crimes in Scotland. image: Heritage Environment Scotland
Debris drops on to street after scaffolding collapse near new police HQ site on Grosvenor Street, Everton
Parts of a building due to be cleared to make way for the new £45million Merseyside Police HQ collapsed into the street and scaffolding and debris from Grosvenor House, on Grosvenor Street behind St Anne Street Police Station, Everton, was … Continue reading
A mile-long stretch of canal in Gloucestershire that disappeared more than half a century ago is a step closer to being restored, thanks to £4 million of funding from Highways England. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Open Culture has introduced readers to ‘The Medieval City Plan Generator’: A Fun Way to Create Your Own Imaginary Medieval Cities, and application that generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size.