Daily Archives: 08/10/2019

IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020 launched: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Aberdeen School, simply submit your built environment/heritage coursework online – closing 31 July 2020!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award has been launched for this academic year, closing on 31 July 2020, so if you have coursework from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2019 OR 2020 – be … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: IHBC’s free, first-timer ‘taster’ membership for students on IHBC Recognised Conservation Courses*

IHBC offers free one-year, first-timer ‘taster’ memberships to students on IHBC Recognised Conservation Courses* – simply JOIN ONLINE HERE BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS INCLUDE:

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REMINDER: FREE CPD benefits for IHBC members at ‘The Scottish Listed Property Show’: Free places for members, and opportunities to volunteer – Edinburgh, 26/10

More free CPD member benefits for IHBC at ‘The Scottish Listed Property Show’: Free places for members, and opportunities to volunteer – Edinburgh, 26/10

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (roadside) doorstep’: Owner of one of Wales’ most photographed buildings says new road sign is spoiling view

The Tu Hwnt l’r Bont Gade II listed tearoom on the banks of the River Conwy in Llanrwst, north Wales dates back to the 15th century, while its owner says that its views have been spoiled after a road sign … Continue reading

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Thinking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 with IHBC ‘s IMHO signpost: ‘We can revive Britain’s high streets. But developers stand in the way’

An opinion piece in the Guardian by Tony Naylor argues that ‘We can revive Britain’s high streets. But developers stand in the way’ as ‘imaginative projects are increasing footfall  [but] without radical intervention, they can only do so much’. image: … Continue reading

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Flintshire: Shotton steelworks’ John Summers building to be restored

A landmark on a list of the UK’s most endangered buildings is to be brought back to life in Flintshire.

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Scottish climate change adaptation: Improving protection against climate extremes

A new five-year programme to help prepare for the impact of climate change in Scotland has been launched. image: Fiona Newton

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Independent review calls for radical plan for England’s National Parks

Major review calls for biggest shakeup of the running of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty since they were founded 70 years ago. image: Dartmoor National Park – Open government Licence v3.0

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Southwark Council’s plans new principles for bespoke programme of rooftop development

Southwark Council has outlined its plans to introduce a set of principles, or promises to residents, that will guide a proposed bespoke programme of rooftop development aiming to provide vital new council housing.

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Councils attack plans to extend permitted development rules

The Government has announced plans to extend permitted development rules to allow developers to convert commercial buildings into homes without planning permission, but council leaders have warned the plans would prevent them from ensuring new homes are affordable and supported … Continue reading

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