Daily Archives: 25/05/2019

This sound like you? Then maybe you could be IHBC’s new ‘Professional Development (PD) Officer –

PASSIONATE about conservation LOVE travel and seeing new and old places ENJOY working with people ZEST for learning and education BORED with regular commutes PREFER flexible working INHERENTLY self-motivated UNDERSTAND leadership NATURAL communicator, online and in person STRIVE for new … Continue reading

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Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review now out, as senior posts range from CEO positions to section heads and, now, IHBC’s PD Officer!

Helping conservation careers and heritage employers across the UK, the IHBC updates readers about recent job and trainee openings on its ‘Jobs etc’ service – with this round alone ranging from a Cadw Historic Environment (HE) Head to a trust … Continue reading

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New LA conservation jobs update for 2018! ‘IHBC Toolbox’ Research Note on ‘Market Intelligence’ from IHBC’s Jobs etc.

IHBC’s first Research Note for 2018 has been posted on our online Toolbox, offering our regular update of ‘Market Intelligence’ on England’s local authority (LA) conservation-related jobs from our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £26.4M+ costed opportunities this week: Rotherham seeks team for Swinton Town Centre Development, closing 21/06, value £20M

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 Rotherham MBC for … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Hertford Quaker Meeting House a (surviving) world first, upgraded to ‘prestigious Grade I’!

The Hertfordshire Mercury has celebrated the fact that the Hertford Quaker Meeting House – which first opened in 1670 – has been upgraded to Grade 1 Listing based on the building’s exceptional historical significance, as ‘earliest surviving purpose-built Quaker meeting … Continue reading

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Work underway to create Wales’ own planning inspectorate

Wales’ Minister for Housing and Local Government, Julie James, has announced that work has begun on the creation of a new separate, dedicated planning inspectorate for Wales.

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New DCMS Minister for England: Rebecca Pow 

Rebecca Pow, Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane, has been appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), with her portfolio including the arts, heritage, museums, tourism and libraries. image: … Continue reading

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HE invites ‘Expressions of Interest’ for High Streets Heritage Action Zones: Closing 12/07

Historic England (HE) is now inviting Expressions of Interest to our High Streets Heritage Action Zones scheme, with the deadline for applications at 12 noon on 12 July, with the ‘Expression of Interest… the only opportunity to apply and will … Continue reading

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Update on High Streets benefitting from £62M heritage boost

Dozens of locations across the country will benefit from a £62 million fund – ‘part of the government’s comprehensive plan for High Streets announced at last year’s Budget’ – which will ‘bring old buildings back into use and turn them … Continue reading

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New HES Designations application form

Historic Environment Scotland(HES) have issued a new designations application form.

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BREEAM: Local Planning Authority Guidance

The Building Research Establishment’s (BRE) BREEAM family of schemes supports and adds value to the activities of a range of stakeholders worldwide; for central government delivering on policy, for the market players actively committed to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and … Continue reading

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I M Pei, architect for Louvre pyramid and more, dies aged 102

I M Pei, the architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris, has died aged 102.

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Cockburn Association survey: ‘Ten Buildings that Define Edinburgh’

The Ten Buildings project was created by the The Cockburn Association to foster a healthy debate on what truly defines Edinburgh’s history, as it asks ‘What are your ten buildings?’ image: Fiona Newton

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