Daily Archives: 23/08/2019

IHBC welcomes new professional and training support staff: Ramona Usher and Sarah Cheng

The IHBC is delighted to welcome two new consultants to assist in the development of our CPD and accreditation and training support programmes – which include our celebrated MATE (Membership Application Training Event) sessions: Dr Ramona Usher will lead on … Continue reading

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Extended and updated: IHBC free CPD benefits at The Listed Property Show South West – now with unlimited free places for members, and opportunities to volunteer too: Bristol, 21/09

The IHBC has enhanced its CPD partnership with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC) now with free places for all members at The Listed Property Show South West, in Bristol on 21 September, alongside limited complimentary tickets for members and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £20M+ of opportunities this week: Pallant House seeks Multi Disciplinary Design Team, closing 13/09, valued £400K

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 this week features a call from Pallant House Gallery for a … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Famous Bowie Bandstand in Bromley wins listed status

Known to almost everyone as the Bowie Bandstand, The Bromley Times applauds its recent listing as ‘it should be protected forever’.

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IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context and from ‘Building Services’: Lighting standards, World Heritage, and Bath

The city of Bath is well known for its stunning architecture and beautiful stone, but few might consider the everyday details like lighting, and the skills taken to maintain and restore such features, so Rhys Brookes invites us to examine … Continue reading

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Company fined £20,000 for unauthorised work on listed building

A property company has been ordered to pay £25,000 following unauthorised work on a listed building following a prosecution by Cotswold District Council.

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PAS – Scotland’s planning advisory and citizenship service – asks for ‘Help to make a ‘zine’ about place!’, revised closing: 30/09

PAS – Scotland’s planning advisory and citizenship service – seeks submissions to ‘Help to make a ‘zine’ about place!’, with a revised closing date of 30/09.

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£10m boost from CITB to get people of diverse backgrounds into construction, with its ‘Pathways Into Construction’ programme

The Construction Industry Training board (CITB) will be targeting more than 11,800 people to attract them into construction careers, as part of the Pathways Into Construction programme. image: CITB website

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Council services ‘declining’ due to £5bn funding gap

Parliament reports that MPs have accused the Government of being ‘derelict in its duty’ to local authorities by failing to set out a funding settlement that would ease the pressure on frontline services. image: Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the … Continue reading

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AHRC calls for nominations to the Peer Review College 2019

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is seeking nominations for new members to be appointed to its Peer Review College (PRC).

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New scoping study on ‘interactions’ between UK HE institutions and the heritage sector out, with supporting survey!

The Heritage 2020 ‘Discovery, Understanding and Identification’ working group has published the findings of a study into collaborative working between heritage organisations and higher education institutions – ‘Mapping collaborative interactions between Higher Education [HE] Institutions in the UK and the … Continue reading

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National Development Framework sets out 20 year land use framework for Wales

The Welsh Planning Directorate is working on the production of a National Development Framework (NDF), which will set out a 20-year land use framework for Wales and will replace the current Wales Spatial Plan.

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Scottish Landscape Character Types – map and descriptions facility from SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) offers users a national digital map-based facility to help explore Scotland’s Landscape Character Types to assis in Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) – the process of identifying and describing variation in character of the landscape.

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