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- IHBC launches consultation on Corporate Plan 2020-25 (‘CP25’) as ‘Stage 1’ scoping: First responses sought by 1 January 15/11/2019
- IHBC President launches next IHBC Marsh Awards: ‘Your new chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, closing 29 Feb 2020 15/11/2019
- IHBC’s great ‘FREE CPD’ opportunity: Still chances to join us at Council+, London GII* venue, 28 November, on ‘CPD for interdisciplinary practitioners’ (Expenses paid; numbers restricted) 15/11/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’… as blueprint ‘Prospectus’ for 100 multi-million pound Town Deals revealed 15/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £100M+ costed opportunities this week: Housing Association with substantial historic legacy seeks consultants for Framework Agreement, valued £100M, closing 06/12 15/11/2019
- Possible first for Proceeds of Crime Act as couple ordered to pay £42,000 after harming Grade II listed building in Peak District NP 15/11/2019
- Historic Environment Scotland seek new Board Members: closing Friday, 6 December 2019 15/11/2019
- Great Yarmouth Winter Gardens: Repairs ordered to save listed building 15/11/2019
- Increase in construction injuries and fall in prosecutions raises concerns for long term safety 15/11/2019
- PHE report on ‘Spatial Planning for Health’ calls on build environment and health professionals to communicate more 15/11/2019
- Medieval wall collapse in Lewes 15/11/2019
- AHRC & partners ‘Being Human’ – festival of the humanities – launched 14/11 15/11/2019
- IHBC congratulates Climate Heritage Network on Edinburgh’s global launch, with IHBC’s updated ToolBox Guidance Note on ‘Retrofitting… Traditional Buildings’… part of a ‘major contribution’ 12/11/2019
- More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ and #IHBCBrighton2020, with warnings that towns are ‘starved of investment’ because much foreign investment goes to cities 12/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Oxford college’s plans for accommodation concern historians 12/11/2019
- IHBC’s IMHO signpost: Why Britain needs more women in engineering – more than the current 11% certainly! 12/11/2019
- Construction urged to do more for butterflies and bees, via SNH 12/11/2019
- New AIM economic report explores impact of independent museums locally and nationally 12/11/2019
- LGA responds to Government pocket parks programme 12/11/2019
- CSCS ends exemption to HSE test requirements 12/11/2019
- Edinburgh’s Castle Terrace car park awarded protected status 12/11/2019
- Heritage Collective welcomed by IHBC as Brighton’s 2020 School ‘Principal Sponsor’: More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ with #IHBCBrighton2020! 08/11/2019
- More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’: High Streets emergency declared by DCN – New retail planning applications halve in five years 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £795K+ costed opportunities this week: BPT seeks team to transform church into community centre of environmental awareness, valued £555K, closing 25/11 08/11/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Melton’s controversial ‘cheese wedge’ homes plan given go-ahead despite local objections 08/11/2019
Daily Archives: 11/10/2019
IHBC’s October Branch Events Update: Explore Branch CPD events across the UK, from ‘Wood is Good’ in the SO to YO’s Pevsner
A busy autumn continues to see a wide range of branch events across the UK. This month’s features include: South Branch – ‘Wood is Good’ Conference and AGM 18 Oct Yorkshire Branch – Pevsner, Yorkshire: The North Riding and AGM … 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
Thinking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 with THA’s update on September’s Heritage Chat: ‘Regeneration of Historic High Streets’
The Heritage Alliance’s (THA) has made available the summary of their September #HeritageChat on Historic High Streets, which took place on 19 September, a theme that looks ahead to IHBC’s 2020 Brighton Annual School, on ‘Old Towns : New Futures’ … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £310K+ costed opportunities this week: national/international masterplanning/urban design practice sought for maritime heritage quarter, closing 31/10, valued at £120-160K
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 masterplanning/urban design practice’ of ‘national … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Breathing new life into Swindon’s historic railway buildings… with a HAZ!
The Swindon Advertiser writes has reported on how when, in 1840, Daniel Gooch as superintendent for the Great Western Railway, penned a letter to the chief engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, putting Swindon forward as the ideal location for the GWR’s … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: 10 Lincolnshire eyesores have changed over the years, thanks not least to the local Mess of the Year Award!
Lincolnshire Live has reported on how Sleaford’s Civic and District Trust came up with an innovative way to get business owners and landlords to improve their areas by naming all these sites Mess of the Year!
Thinking ahead to IHBC’s 2020 School & #IHBCBrighton2020: The value of arts and culture in place-shaping, from the Arts Council
The Arts Council has published research into whether and how an area’s arts and cultural offer attracts individuals and businesses to settle there, looking at six different places across the country: Birmingham, Halifax, Hastings, Redruth, Southampton and Stoke-on-Trent ), whether … Continue reading
New initiative ‘Heritage Declares’ launches climate emergency commitment; Seeks personal and corporate support
Heritage Declares, a non-affiliated group of heritage practitioners who have come together to urge the sector to react more quickly and effectively to the climate and ecological emergency, is calling for sector support for its commitments.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted to be Patron for a further term.
An independent overarching evaluation of the 2014 and 2018 First World War Centenary Programme has been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). image: Evesham War Memorial – Joanna Theobald
England’s Local Government Association (LGA) has indicated that climate change goals hinge on funding and powers for local areas as councils are best placed to respond to the public’s growing concern about this and other burning environmental issues. image: Open … Continue reading
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published its Review to consider the next steps for National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in England.
Liverpool City Council has bought more than 55,000 sq metres of prime waterfront land for £1, LocalGov has reported. image: LocalGov
The new National Design Guide (NDG) has been published by England’s Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG), as part its ‘Planning Practice Guide’ (PPG), to illustrate ‘how well-designed places that are beautiful, enduring and successful can be achieved … Continue reading
BBC News has reported on how, beneath the hills of the Scottish Highlands, lies one of the largest underground structures ever built by man, for use during World War Two as a storage depot for fuel.