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- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on disaster recovery and the ‘Phoenix Case Study’: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 17/09/2019
- IHBC prompt: Ecclesiastical’s Heritage Heroes Awards – call for 2019 nominations open until 4 October 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (cultural) doorstep’: Great Yarmouth’s Venetian Waterways to recapture former glories with Heritage Fund grant 17/09/2019
- IHBC ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: The pleasures and perils of architectural research – from our Highlands and Islands issue 17/09/2019
- Reflecting on #IHBCNottingham2019: Fire engulfs Grade II-listed Horncliffe Mansion 17/09/2019
- Lawyers put 100 local authorities on notice over climate inaction 17/09/2019
- North Somerset Council serves Birnbeck Pier repairs notice 17/09/2019
- Manchester College launches new industry-sponsored Architectural and Construction Engineering Scholarship for 16-18 year olds 17/09/2019
- New petition to save Whitechapel Bell Foundry 17/09/2019
- IHBC’s free, first-timer ‘taster’ membership for students on IHBC Recognised Conservation Courses* 13/09/2019
- Reminder: IHBC’s top class priority CPD in the north west: Making accessibility accessible to the conservation professional… BOOK NOW for the NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too! 13/09/2019
- See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, now including conservation threats and legislation: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 13/09/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.4M+ opportunities this week: Services for Birmingham Hippodrome sought, closing 04/10 13/09/2019
- IHBC CPD boost: DBW on ‘Design and build: feasibility studies’ 13/09/2019
- Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: THA’s September Heritage Chat on ‘Regeneration of Historic High Streets’ 13/09/2019
- European Heritage Awards 2020 – Last chance to vote: Closing 15 Sept 13/09/2019
- Reminder: Applications for Churchill Fellowships close 17 September 13/09/2019
- New Heritage Minister – Helen Whately MP 13/09/2019
- HES launches Caerlaverock Castle app: ‘Castle Quest 13/09/2019
- IHBC’s Twitter followers pass 10.5k… and why this is good news for everyone! 10/09/2019
- Don’t forget IHBC London’s 2019 conference: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond’ – Conserving Post-war Buildings & Places, 2 October 10/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Experts refuse to list Wolverton’s controversial Agora as an historic building 10/09/2019
- IHBC CPD boost, on ‘planned preventative maintenance’ (PPM) and technology, from construction’s mainstream and via DBW 10/09/2019
- IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: Annotating and revealing the historic landscape – and reproducing it – from the Highlands and Islands 10/09/2019
- England’s councils accused of ‘restricting’ retail to residential conversions 10/09/2019
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.