Daily Archives: 04/07/2019

FINAL REMINDER: Deadline Monday 8 July for applications for IHBC’s new ‘Professional Development (PD) Officer

Do you have the skills and experience to lead on the IHBC’s evolving support for membership accreditation, career advancement and continuing professional development for members, volunteers, non-members and across sector partners? See below for full details: Still time to apply … Continue reading

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Still time to enter for the IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July!

Don’t forget: IHBC’s 2019 Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 July – Simply submit coursework (anything from history to design and beyond) for the chance of £500 and a free place at the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School!

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Looking ahead to IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School – ‘Old towns : New futures’ – and #IHBCBrighton2020!  High streets in Great Britain – New data survey analysis & interactive maps

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Ordnance Survey (OS) have collaborated to identify high streets in Great Britain, what types of properties and businesses are on high streets as well as how the number of businesses and employment have … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from (Europe’s) doorstep’: Weston-Super-Mare’s 45 ‘tired’ shops getting a makeover!

Many of Weston-super-Mare’s historic shops have suffered from decades of neglect, inappropriate repairs and unsympathetic additions, with numerous properties sitting empty, but a new initiative could restore their former glory, writes Europe Breaking News. image: BristolLive

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Planners want more say in housing design, RTPI survey finds

More than half of professional planners say they have limited influence in housing design and an overwhelming 87% want to have more say in this area, according to the latest survey conducted by the RTPI. image: Open government Licence v3.0

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Gender equality in construction will take almost 200 years, GMB research show

GMB – the construction union co-founded by Eleanor Marx, daughter of Karl Marx – has revealed research showing it will take nearly 200 years to achieve gender equality in the construction industry.  

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Planning (Scotland) Bill passed, with reflections from BEFS

The final vote on the Planning (Scotland) Bill took place on 20 June 2019 – after 3 days of vigorous debate – with the Bill passing 78:26, supported by the SNP and Conservative MSPs, with Labour, Liberal and Green Party members voting … Continue reading

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National Trust and NHLF team up for Future Parks initiative

Eight towns and cities have been selected to take part in Future Parks, an £11million initiative that aims to secure the future of our urban parks and green spaces, the first project of its kind in the UK and a … Continue reading

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Re-appointment of Chair to the Churches Conservation Trust

The Queen has approved that Peter Michael Ainsworth, MA, be re-appointed Chairman of the Churches Conservation Trust for a period of three years from 1st July 2019.

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Malthouse announces £142m infrastructure investment for England

Thousands of new homes will be built in two areas as a result of £142m investment in infrastructure, housing minister Kit Malthouse has announced. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Plans unveiled for spaceport on North Uist

Plans have been announced for the creation of a vertical-launch commercial spaceport on the north-west coast North Uist. image: insider.co.uk

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