Daily Archives: 28/05/2019

Now online: IHBC’s 2019 AGM proposals – and proxy voting links – for ‘Modernising governance’

After more than a decade of exploration, interrogation, and debate, the IHBC has produced a discussion document on what form modern governance in the IHBC might take – drafted by IHBC Chair, and past Consultations Consultant, James Caird – the … Continue reading

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IHBC responds to HE consultation on ‘Statements of Heritage Significance’

The IHBC has submitted its response to the Historic England (HE) consultation on its draft Advice Note on Statements of Heritage Significance.

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IHBC ‘CPD Boost’, out of Context: Explore England’s LLBCO’s, and how they work in practice!

In Context 158 (on conservation in the Highlands and Islands and related issues), Heather Alcock offers an insight into how Local Listed Building Consent Orders (LLBCO’s) apply in Port Sunlight, offering a valuable chance to brush up your knowledge on … Continue reading

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IHBC ‘CPD Boost’ from Designing Buildings Wiki and CIAT, on ‘Setting the Standard’, as viewed from the built environment sector

Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), the IHBC’s host platform for the Conservation Wiki, has featured an article from the CIAT by Keith Snook that sets practice standards for the built environment in context. image: DBW

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Campaigners call on local government and landowners to protect the parks and green spaces they own: Only 6% ‘legally protected’!

The Fields in Trust says more than 2.5 million people in Britain do not have a park within 10 minutes walk of where they live, as its research shows less than 6% of parks and green spaces are legally protected and … Continue reading

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Cardiff homelessness: Shipping container conversions to begin

Homeless people in Cardiff could be living in converted shipping containers by the end of the year.

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Launch of Great British High Street Awards 2019

The 2019 competition has been launched in reigning high street champion Crickhowell, and nominations are now open, with a winner to be named in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as there being an overall UK winner. image … Continue reading

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Fresh bid to tackle growing ‘heritage crime’ in Scotland

A campaign has been launched to raise awareness of ‘heritage crime’ in Scotland and it follows a series of vandalism attacks on ancient monuments such as St Anthony’s chapel in Edinburgh.

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New map of pipes and cables planned – the Underground Asset Register: ‘Designed to save lives and prevent major disruption’

Gov UK has reported that a digital map of underground pipes and cables is to be created, to help save lives and reduce the disruption caused when they are struck by mistake. image: UK Government Open Licence v3

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Scotland’s First Heritage and History Hackathon: 30 May to 2 June

Join Historic Environment Scotland (HES) for Scotland’s first ever heritage and history hackathon – where entrepreneurs, designers and technologists will spend 75 hours exploring Scotland’s heritage through data and technology. image: HES

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