Daily Archives: 09/07/2019

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

As well as the usual corporate processes and organisational protocols of any Annual General Meeting, such as approving the most recent Annual Report, the IHBC’s 2019 AGM elected board members and trustees for the coming year, including new Chair, David … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £800K+ costed opportunities last week: Planning Inspectorate seeks ‘Non Salaried Inspectors’, closing 01/09,valued £99K

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 Planning Inspectorate … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (farmer’s) doorstep’: NFU and HE give drone to Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police has a new eye in the sky thanks to the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Historic England, which has bought a drone that officers will be able to use in the fight against rural crime.

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England’s new High Streets Task Force will help revitalise high streets and town centres

A new High Streets Task Force, to support local leaders as they revitalise England’s high streets and town centres, has been launched, responding to ‘recommendations of the High Streets Expert Panel chaired by…  Sir John Timpson’ which argued that ‘successful … Continue reading

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AHF opens £15M fund for social enterprises and charities – ‘Transforming Places Through Heritage’ – to ‘transform high streets using historic buildings’

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has announced the opening of the ‘Transforming Places Through Heritage’ fund, focussed on reinvigorating England’s high streets and town centres as thriving hubs of community through the creative reuse of local historic buildings.

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Securing, sustaining and progressing rural careers in Scotland

A new strategic approach to support the skills needs of rural Scotland – The Skills Action Plan for Rural Scotland – has been launched.

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RTPI to support cross-party planning and housing group in parliament

The RTPI is delighted to announce that it will act as secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Planning, chaired by Conservative MP Mark Prisk.

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Land use change statistics: MHCLG guidance for consultation on methodology changes

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is consulting on published guidance detailing the changes in methodology used to produce land use change statistics and guidance is being issued prior to the first publication of land use change statistics … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘international insight’, from the National Trust for Canada: A ‘Top 10 Endangered Places List’ and Toolkit

The Canadian National Trust’s Top 10 Endangered Places List has become a powerful tool in the fight to save places that matter.

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