Daily Archives: 04/10/2019

Creative Heritage Consultants welcomed to the IHBC ‘HESPR’ register, listing ‘service providers working to the IHBC’s standards’

Creative Heritage Consultants has become the latest company to be included under the IHBC’s conservation service HESPR listing (hespr.ihbc.org.uk), with Kate Dickson IHBC as Director and formal HESPR link, to join more than 40 heritage businesses in quality assurance, benefits … Continue reading

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DEADLINE TUESDAY 1PM SO BOOK NOW FOR: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October

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!

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.6M+ costed opportunities this week: Education building sought for Welsh country park, closing 11/10

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 this week features a call for a country park timber education building … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (watery) doorstep’: Historic England joins in fight for Brantham Decoy Pond

Campaigners’ money to protect an ancient lake from a housing development has been refunded after Historic England decided to take the fight into its own hands, as reported by the Braintree and Witham Times.

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Thinking ahead to IHBC’s 2020 School & #IHBCBrighton2020: Rochdale Market to close as trader numbers and revenue continue to fall

Rochdale Market, Greater Manchester, is being closed with the last trading day set for Monday, 14 October 2019 as trader numbers and revenue continue to fail.

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IHBC signpost to BRE (and IHBC!) in Wales: Update on ‘Delivering… decarbonization…’, from Swansea, city of IHBC’s 2022 ‘Technical’ School and #IHBCSwansea2022

BRE has reported on the latest roundtable discussion on the programme ‘Delivering on the decarbonisation agenda in the built environment in Wales — Frameworks to build a better Britain’, which was hosted in Swansea, planned venue for the IHBC’s 2022 … Continue reading

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BEFS welcomes Scotland’s Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill and Climate Change Impacts Guide launch, Glasgow, 8 Oct

BEFS has welcomed the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill, ‘committing Scotland to becoming a net-zero society by 2045’, while also welcoming the forthcoming launch of the Climate Change Impacts Guide as part of Climate Week 2019 on October … Continue reading

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BESA & Women’s Engineering Society (WES) launch outstanding woman award: Nominations close 1 November

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is supporting the campaign to attract more women into engineering professions by launching an award to mark the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), with nominations closing on 1 November.

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Public engagement research funding opportunities to ‘deepen links between research and the wider society’: Closing 21/10 & 12/11

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched two new public engagement funding calls which will offer arts and humanities researchers the opportunity to work with community partners and experiment with citizen science, with one application deadlines of 21 October and … Continue reading

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National Trust joins Alzheimer’s Society to unlock history and heritage for millions of people affected by dementia

Two of the UK’s most popular charities the National Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society have today announced an ambitious three-year project to unlock some of the nation’s best loved history and heritage for millions of people affected by dementia.

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Heritage and social investment partners join to provide capacity-building support for heritage organisations: See ‘RePlan’

Social enterprises and charities running historic buildings now have the opportunity to access RePlan, a new three-year capacity-building service funded by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), Historic Environment Scotland (HES), further supported by Historic … Continue reading

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Work on Government approved apprenticeship for thatchers continues, despite email lacunae

Thatching Apprenticeship Trailblazer Group continues to progress funded apprenticeship for thatchers, the Thatch Advice Centre has reported.

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