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- IHBC’s new Context out now: Learning from New Towns, in the UK and beyond 06/12/2019
- Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc.’ review, with opportunities from Edinburgh (x2) to the New Forest, for conservation specialists, planners, archaeologists and more! 06/12/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’… with DCN: Districts declare high street emergency as retail applications plummet 06/12/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £383K+ costed opportunities this week: National agency seeks advice on plans for intangible culture, valued £18K, closing 18/12 06/12/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (courtroom) doorstep’: Mansfield man who demolished 19th century barn handed £1,500 penalty plus victim surcharge! 06/12/2019
- Methodology for Moisture Investigations in Traditional Buildings agreed 06/12/2019
- Theatres Trust: 4 new trustees sought, including ‘Planning specialist… with… a local authority context’, closing 8 January 06/12/2019
- BEFS: Digest on ‘main party manifestos’ and implications for Scotland’s historic environment 06/12/2019
- See what parties say on Climate Change, from The Carbon Brief 06/12/2019
- Eastbourne fire: Claremont Hotel engulfed in flames 06/12/2019
- Whitechapel foundry: The Secretary Of State steps in 06/12/2019
- RTPI on Political manifestos 06/12/2019
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: ‘Is the way communities engage with the planning system broken?’ 06/12/2019
- Council+ Update: Personal CPD, IHBC CPD strategy and digital polling 03/12/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Drinkers toast the future after historic Leeds pub granted GII listed heritage status 03/12/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Man turns ruined 500-year old Welsh castle (@£5k) into new home (@£1.25M) 03/12/2019
- UK Government to help protect international heritage from disasters and conflict with another £10M 03/12/2019
- HES: £37,712 boost for Scottish heritage projects 03/12/2019
- Whitechapel Big Ben bell foundry hotel plan approved 03/12/2019
- Eddie Weir inaugurated as President of CIAT 03/12/2019
- Rural businesses to benefit from £35m government fund 03/12/2019
- UK Church Architecture Awards announced 03/12/2019
- $8 Billion Spent On New Cultural Institutions across the Globe in 2018 03/12/2019
- IHBC IMHO signpost: James W Loewen on ‘The 10 most misleading American historical sites’ 03/12/2019
- IHBC launches ‘Local delivery (Branch) CPD training pilot’: Calls for expert leads in ‘Retrofit’, ‘Curtilage’ and ‘Engineering’ to help develop local training programme: Closing 6 January 2020 01/12/2019
Monthly Archives: September 2019
IHBC’s newest Context now out from #IHBCNottingham2019 + Past Chair’s new feature, ‘Inter alia’, Student Award-winning project in Kent, and more
The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, exploring and reviewing our 2019 Annual School in Nottingham, on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’, while this issue also offers authoritative and accessible takes on stand-alone issues such as … Continue reading
Serious about your career? Stay ‘in the know’ with IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc’ review: Posts from Estates Compliance and DAC Assistants 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 ‘IHBC Jobs etc’ service, and recent offerings extend from Estates Compliance Manager (HES) to Arup’s Senior Built … Continue reading
REMINDER: BOOK NOW for IHBC’s top notch CPD conference from the NW: Authoritative takes on ‘Accessibility’ – barriers to solutions – Liverpool, 10 Oct… with tours too!
The North West (NW) Branch of the IHBC has put together a comprehensive programme for its 2019 annual conference – ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October, ‘on how to successfully overcome the accessibility barriers … Continue reading
REMINDER BOOKING CLOSES MONDAY 30 SEPT: IHBC London’s 2019 conference: ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond’ – Conserving Post-war Buildings & Places, 2 October
Last chance to book for IHBC London Branch’s ever popular annual conference – this year the theme of which is ‘From Bauhaus to Brutalism and Beyond: Conserving Post-War Buildings and Places’. BOOK before 7pm Monday 30 September 2019
See more #IHBCNottingham2019 on video, on ‘Digital technology for future proofing’: New 2019 Day School content online from IHBC’s YouTube channel
IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School presentation by Lyn Wilson of Historic Environment Scotland (HES) on ‘Digital technology for future proofing against disaster’, now available on IHBC’s YouTube channel.
REMINDER: IHBC seeks Rural Panel lead volunteer: ‘Help us make a difference’ in rural policy and advocacy across the UK, while helping build both your learning and our rural communities
Much of the IHBC’s work is built on the contributions of active and informed volunteers who help care for heritage in local communities, and now the IHBC is seeking a volunteer interested in rural heritage policy and advocacy to lead … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £2.4M+ opportunities this week: Flintshire feasibility study, closing 1/10, valued £6k
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, while the IHBC Director’s top pick features a feasibility study from Flintshire intended to help create ‘sustainable tourism … Continue reading
The boutique cinema chain Everyman will be coming to the Grade 1 listed Royal William Yard in Plymouth, reports Plymouth Live.
On September 13th the Victorian Society announced its Top 10 Endangered buildings list.
Local people in England will be able to see how every pound of property developers’ cash, levied on new buildings, is spent supporting the new homes their community needs. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
A swing bridge that was designed by Brunel is to be ‘saved’ with a £62,000 grant from Historic England.
COTAC’s 60th Anniversary Conference: ‘… Future of heritage conservation…’ – Stirling, 6/7 Nov, supported by HES, IHBC and more…
The IHBC is helping support COTAC’s 60th anniversary conference – ‘A Digital Norm for the Future of Heritage Conservation…’ (Stirling, 6-7 November, with HES) – which will include the IHBC’s Director exploring the operation of the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines, with ‘Early Bird’ … Continue reading
More free CPD member benefits for IHBC at ‘The Scottish Listed Property Show’: Free places for members, and opportunities to volunteer – Edinburgh, 26/10
The IHBC is delighted to continue its CPD partnership with the Listed Property Owners Club (LPOC), with free places for members at ‘The Scottish Listed Property Show’, in the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on 26 October 2019, where the IHBC will … Continue reading
A project to restore a major heritage building in Bradford, the Conditioning House, a Grade II listed warehouse and part of the Bradford City Centre Heritage Properties Scheme, is likely to get a £1.5 million boost.
Thinking ahead to IHBC’s 2020 School & #IHBCBrighton2020: Retailers shut 2,870 stores in first half of 2019
The BBC has reported on research that shows about 16 shops closing every day as retailers restructure their businesses and more shopping moves online, new data that has a bearing on th 2020 IHBC Annual School, on ‘Old Towns : … Continue reading
Councils are set to benefit from a slice of nearly £2 million to crack down on illegal developments on the nation’s Green Belt. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The UK has legislated for net-zero emissions by 2050 – now the UK Government must show it is serious about its legal obligations to tackle and prepare for climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says today in two … Continue reading
Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced the locations that will benefit from a £95 million heritage boost for high streets in 69 towns across the country. image: Fiona Newton
Sir Tony Redmond has called for views for his independent review into the quality and effectiveness of the audit of local authorities in England, with the call closing on 22 November. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The RTPI is redoubling its call on the Government to give more resources and powers to local planning authorities to tackle climate change, with its ‘Resource Planning for Climate Action’ campaign, which recognises that without planners or adequate planning systems … Continue reading
Coventry University and the BRE Trust are offering a fully-funded PhD studentship to investigate using clays in low-carbon cement production. It will examine the properties of UK clays, their use in cement for mortars and concretes, and the sustainability and … Continue reading
CITB is embarking on its biggest ever consultation, with industry views from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (via CITBNI) being sought on more than 1,000 new and existing construction training standards.
The Scottish Government has been criticised for abandoning its manifesto pledge to introduce compulsory sale orders to help councils deal with empty homes and regenerate vacant and derelict land.
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has launched its Inspiring Creativity report, demonstrating ‘the integral role of heritage to the success of the creative economy’.
American Cities Then & Now: See How New York, Los Angeles & Detroit Look Today, Compared to the 1930s and 1940s
An Open Culture article takes a look at American Cities of New York, Los Angeles and Detroit comparing how they look now compared to the 1930s and 1940s. image: The NewYorker on YouTube