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- IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights: on ‘Retrofitting’ and on climate change ‘Sources’… and now also on School video! 16/07/2019
- BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plan to protect Plymouth’s post-war buildings from developers 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans to build homes at Kersey Mill recommended for refusal by parish council 16/07/2019
- IHBC CPD boost from DBW: Invitation to Tender for construction contracts 16/07/2019
- MJ Achievement Awards names Waltham Forest Local Authority of the Year 2019 16/07/2019
- HES online survey of ‘Our Place in Time’ (OPIT): Closes 2 August 16/07/2019
- CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Chair 16/07/2019
- New partnership for Orkney’s World Heritage Site 16/07/2019
- NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit 16/07/2019
- Race against devastation: How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings 16/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham Annual School opens and closes, as records break and spotlights beam 12/07/2019
- Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s latest ‘Jobs etc.’ review, as posts range from charity CEs and finance administrators to building inspectors, surveyors and more! 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £360M+ costed opportunities this week: Council seeks team for fee proposal for Tonedale Mill Repairs Notice, closing 24/07, value £50K 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Officials remove three iconic Southport (Merseyside) buildings from their ‘at risk’ register 12/07/2019
- Glasgow’s Egyptian Halls’ owner ordered to make urgent repairs 12/07/2019
- Boost for Scotland/Northern Powerhouse ‘Borderlands’ as £394.5M ‘Growth Deal’ signed 12/07/2019
- New UK parliamentary petition to Zero-rate VAT on deep retrofit/eco-refurbishment building works on all homes, now open, with deadline 8 January 2020 12/07/2019
- Winners in 2019 Street Design Awards range from Woking’s Muslim War Cemetery Peace Garden to innovative lighting in Brighton 12/07/2019
- Scotland’s ‘My Place Mentoring’ programme builds skills and capacity for community groups 12/07/2019
- England’s Northern Powerhouse lacks joined-up planning, RTPI warns 12/07/2019
- IHBC’s 2019 AGM approves new ‘Governance Proposals’; elects new Chair – David McDonald – and Vice Chair – Lone le Vay, among others, and says au revoir to departing officers 09/07/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £800K+ costed opportunities last week: Planning Inspectorate seeks ‘Non Salaried Inspectors’, closing 01/09,valued £99K 09/07/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (farmer’s) doorstep’: NFU and HE give drone to Wiltshire Police 09/07/2019
- England’s new High Streets Task Force will help revitalise high streets and town centres 09/07/2019
Daily Archives: 14/06/2019
IHBC congratulates Malcolm Airs on OBE appointment: Your institute’s past president, past chair, and much more
The IHBC has congratulated Malcolm Airs – Past President and past Chair of the IHBC and emeritus professor of conservation and the historic environment at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, as well as contributor to the most recent edition of … Continue reading
IHBC’s Green panel convenor highlights new consultation on Private Rented Sector regulations for England and Wales
John Preston, IHBC Green Panel convenor, has highlighted to members the coming consultation on the ‘Trajectory for the Private Rented Sector’ regulations in England and Wales, in particular the imminent discussion of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and other issues at … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘HESPR’ pick from £1.4M+ costed opportunities this week: Anglesey Column Trust (ACT) seeks service provider for Marquess of Anglesey’s Column, closing 3/07, value £800K
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 Anglesey Column … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (2019 School) doorstep’: Dramatic pictures show huge structure lifted onto roof of Nottingham’s ‘most secret’ building
Dramatic pictures show the moment a huge temporary framework was added to one of Nottingham’s most beautiful historic buildings, Bromley House – the city’s oldest subscription library – all in the dead of the night, reports Nottinghamshire Live.
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (Vic Soc’s Yorkshire) doorstep’: Society ‘deeply concerned’ by review of Sheffield’s 38 conservation areas
The Yorkshire Post has reported on how the Victorian Society has accused Sheffield Council of showing ‘disregard’ for conservation areas in the city’, which it says is evidenced by a plethora of tower schemes in or next to conservation areas … Continue reading
Manchester has become the first city in England to develop more than a third of its Green Belt, analysis of new figures by modular homes developer Project Etopia reveals, Planning, BIM & Construction Today (pbctoday) reveals.
Wales’ Local Planning Authorities lack resilience to deliver long-term improvements, says Auditor General
Planning services in Wales are struggling to manage a complex system in the face of insufficient capacity and reducing resources according to a new report by the Auditor General for Wales.
The Government has been accused of trying to ‘rig’ the public consultation on plans to build a Holocaust memorial Centre in Westminster, after a private company – hired to help ‘public engagement’ – oversaw a sudden huge surge in supportive … Continue reading
Churches are being urged by the National Churches Trust (NCT) to take part in new Heritage Action Zones (HAZs) scheme to help historic high streets. image: Ledbury by Joanna Theobald
Over the last five years Sainsbury’s Bank Personal Loans has seen 30% of its personal loans taken out to fund home improvements, and while the volume of loans taken out for this purpose has remained fairly steady since 2014, the … Continue reading
Local authority leaders have criticised the Government’s decision to allow homeowners and businesses to extend their properties without going through local planning departments. image: Open Government Licence v 3.0
Nominations for our annual Top 10 Most Endangered Buildings campaign are now open, as the Victorian Society asks residents in England and Wales to nominate threatened Victorian buildings for their Top 10 Endangered Buildings of 2019 list.
The Queen’s former Malta home, Villa Guardamangia, has been put up for sale for nearly €6m (£5.3m), reports the BBC.