Daily Archives: 12/07/2019

IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham Annual School opens and closes, as records break and spotlights beam

Early feedback indicates that as well as being one of the IHBC’s most populous Schools – thanks not least to the IHBC’s new forward planning strategies and the skills-focussed hosting by the IHBC’s East Midlands Branch – the IHBC’s 2019 … Continue reading

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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!

Helping conservation careers and heritage employers across the UK, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers about the diverse career opportunities posted on our ‘Jobs etc.’ service, with recent offerings extending from a charity Chief Executive (CE: Heritage Lincolnshire) and finance … Continue reading

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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

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 Somerset West and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Officials remove three iconic Southport (Merseyside) buildings from their ‘at risk’ register

The removal of three buildings from Historic England’s ‘At risk’ register has been recognised on Sefton Council’s website, a report by The Liverpool Echo notes, as Christ Church in Waterloo, St Nicholas’ church in Crosby and Holy Trinity church in … Continue reading

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Glasgow’s Egyptian Halls’ owner ordered to make urgent repairs

The owner of Glasgow’s Egyptian Halls, developer Derek Souter, has been ordered to make urgent repairs after it has fallen into disrepair following lying empty for years.

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Boost for Scotland/Northern Powerhouse ‘Borderlands’ as £394.5M ‘Growth Deal’ signed

Up to £394.5 million is being invested into the 5 local authority areas on both sides of the border between England and Scotland, the ‘Borderlands’. image: Open Government Licence V3.0

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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

A UK parliamentary petition to Zero-rate VAT on deep retrofit/eco-refurbishment building works on all homes, has been launched, with a deadline of 8 January 2020 and currently with 1256 signatories.

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Winners in 2019 Street Design Awards range from Woking’s Muslim War Cemetery Peace Garden to innovative lighting in Brighton

From the restoration of a historic burial site – Woking’s Muslim Peace Garden – to a successful public lighting scheme, Brighton and Hove’s ‘The Golden Spiral’, the winners of the 2019 Street Design Awards have been announced.

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Scotland’s ‘My Place Mentoring’ programme builds skills and capacity for community groups

My Place Mentoring – a scheme delivered by the Scottish Civic Trust and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland, the Scottish Government and the William Grant Foundation- offers community groups across Scotland the opportunity to build … Continue reading

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England’s Northern Powerhouse lacks joined-up planning, RTPI warns

Planning needs to be more joined up across the North to bring growth and prosperity not only to major metropolitan areas but also neglected towns and communities, a new RTPT report ‘Ambitions for the North’ says.

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