Daily Archives: 07/06/2019

REMINDER: 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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IHBC 2019 Nottingham Full School getting full, as tour options narrow, so book now to maximise CPD benefits… and help avoid disasters too!

With more than 180 delegates already booked for the IHBC’s 2019 Day School in Nottingham in July, its networking value is self-evident, but if you are thinking of the Full (3-day) School, do book soon, as tour options are narrowing … Continue reading

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IHBC Green Panel headlines urgent call for carbon data on refurbs etc., for new Heritage Counts report on ‘Understanding Carbon…’: closes 14 June

There is an urgent call out for data for inclusion in a forthcoming Heritage Counts report on ‘Understanding Carbon in the Historic Environment’, with a deadline of 14 June, as John Preston, IHBC Green Panel convenor, has highlighted. image: John … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £100M+ costed opportunities this week: States of Jersey seeks ‘placemaking strategy’ etc. for the future Fort Regent, closing 18/06, no value stated

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 the States of … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD Yearbook boost via DBW: Conservation in action at Scotland’s Engine Shed, from ‘paddlers’ to ‘divers’

From Historic Environment Scotland (HES), The Engine Shed is Scotland’s Building Conservation Centre in Stirling, and it uses a simple model to target diverse audiences, as all is now explained via the IHBC’s 2018 Yearbook and Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost from URBACT: ‘What on earth do the arts and culture have to do with climate change?’

Claire Buckley, Lead Expert and Director of Environmental Sustainability at Julie’s Bicycle, says that time is of the essence concerning climate action for the arts and culture sector in a new article from URBACT, ‘the European Territorial Cooperation programme aiming … Continue reading

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Remembering D-Day – England’s Second World War sites given protection

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, six Second World War concrete structures built as replica landing craft for training, nine sunken army tanks, two armoured bulldozers and components of Mulberry floating harbours in Dorset, Devon and West Sussex are … Continue reading

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RTPI Cymru calls for more resourcing for planning in light of Wales Audit Office report

A major new report by the Wales Audit Office has concluded that under resourced planning services in Wales are struggling to manage a complex system ‘in the face of insufficient capacity and reduced resources’. image: RTPI

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GMB welcomes decision to cancel Sutton Estate demolition

GMB London, part of one of Britain’s largest and fastest growing trade unions, has welcomed the decision by Clarion Housing to cancel the demolition proposal of Sutton Estate in Chelsea following a campaign by residents and unions. image: pbctoday

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RICS reports that ‘young surveyors are on the rise’

RICS reports that young surveyors are on the rise, as more female surveyors are being recognised for their talent.

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RTPI President praises work of Heritage Partnership in Bury St Edmunds

Work to help develop a better understanding of the heritage significance of the Abbey in Bury St Edmunds has been praised by RTPI President Ian Tant. image: RTPI

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Eugene Viollet-le-Duc left guide for restoring Notre Dame

Detail minded architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc is still the man to go to when it comes to restoring Notre Dame, even though he died nearly 140 years ago he left substantial documentation on the cathedral.

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