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- IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School – BOOKING NOW OPEN: Book now for low-cost ‘early-bird’ rates and make #IHBCBrighton2020 your CPD learning hub for 2020, with ‘Old Towns : New Futures’ 25/02/2020
- IHBC Marsh Award nominations – closing date extended to 30 March: Celebrate your local ‘retired members’ and ‘successful learners’ with £500 cash prizes and 2020 Brighton School places! 25/02/2020
- Thinking about IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School theme? Well, ‘welcome to a Welsh ghost town’, small high streets with ‘a typical problem’, from Walesonline 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Historic derelict Derbyshire GII* railway station to be saved 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Council explores possibility of Birnbeck Pier purchase with CPO 25/02/2020
- IHBC’s view to County Down: Knock Iveagh wind turbine challenge ‘fatally undermined’ 25/02/2020
- BEFS reports on ‘Why Flats Fall Down – Navigating shared responsibilities for their repair and maintenance’ 25/02/2020
- Bristol declares ecological emergency over loss of wildlife 25/02/2020
- Aberdeen City Council tests water on multi-million pound property sell-off 25/02/2020
- £10M Urban Tree Challenge Fund: Thousands of trees to be planted in England’s towns and cities 25/02/2020
- TV advertisement plaques inappropriate on listed buildings 25/02/2020
- Second preview of IHBC’s Brighton Day School, 19 June: ‘Economics’ insights, from Paul McTernan (SLR, regeneration economics) and Adala Leeson (HE, funding economics)… & even more Spotlights 21/02/2020
- More Ramsgate signpost to IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School: A bookish background to the IHBC SE Branch Ramsgate, HAZ and AGM Day (and Brighton 2020 ‘pre-School’), March 13 21/02/2020
- Deadline in 8 days for IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020 21/02/2020
- Some light preparation for #IHBCBrighton2020, a Scotland Blog on some shops through the centuries! 21/02/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £420K+ costed opportunities: DC seeks Landscape Character Assessment, 11/03 21/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Decision to be made on £3m restoration of Crystal Palace Park Subway 21/02/2020
- Improved Countryside Stewardship scheme opens for 2021 agreements 21/02/2020
- Half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint: ECA 21/02/2020
- The Conservation Hierarchy framework: Biodiversity Net Gain through UK construction projects 21/02/2020
- Tony Burton CBE appointed as Interim Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund 21/02/2020
- HE’s ‘Heritage -The Foundation for Success – Modern Infrastructure and the Historic Environment’ now out 21/02/2020
- HS2 Ltd seeks ‘Expressions of Interest’ for salvage of ‘historic building materials’ 21/02/2020
- IHBC 2020 AGM Brighton 19 June: Trustee nominations open till 20 April 18/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: HE ‘gives Lutterell Hall GII listed status’ 18/02/2020
Daily Archives: 08/11/2019
Heritage Collective welcomed by IHBC as Brighton’s 2020 School ‘Principal Sponsor’: More looking ahead to ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ with #IHBCBrighton2020!
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) is delighted to announce Heritage Collective as the Principal Sponsor for the institute’s 2020 Annual School in Brighton, on 18-20 June 2020, as we explore ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’.
More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’: High Streets emergency declared by DCN – New retail planning applications halve in five years
Struggling high streets face a fight for survival after new analysis by the District Councils Network (DCN) found that the number of planning applications for new retail units has almost halved in five years. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
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
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this week … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Melton’s controversial ‘cheese wedge’ homes plan given go-ahead despite local objections
Controversial plans for 100 new homes in Melton, dubbed as the ‘cheese wedges’ by opponents, have been approved, reports The Ipswich Star.
IHBC’s foresight in Context: Ireland’s Built and Archaeological Heritage sectoral ‘Climate Change Adaptation Plans’ out – will feature in future ‘Ireland’ issue
The Irish Government has published the first progress report on the Climate Action Plan, ‘the government’s plan to secure a cleaner, more sustainable, healthier Ireland for future generations,’ which includes sectoral adaptation plans, while the Built & Archaeological Heritage sectoral … Continue reading
‘Pocket Parks’ funding update: Invitations for communities to transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces in England
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has launched invitations to community-led organisations, in partnership with local authorities, to apply for funding to create new pocket parks and refurbish existing parks in England. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Dame Judith Hackitt will provide independent advice to the government on how best to establish the powerful new Building Safety Regulator. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government : On ‘building good lives’ with design codes… and the new heritage conservation programme!
Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick’s, speech at Policy Exchange and Create Streets on 23 October asked, among other things, ‘how [to] create places where people can actually build good lives?’, while reporting on the first National Design Code and the new … Continue reading
The Worshipful Company of Constructors, Chartered Institute of Building and the University College of Estate Management are inviting applications for the Sustainability Scholarship for 2020, with successful applicants to receive £3000, support and mentoring from experts, and closing 29 November. … Continue reading
Britain’s cultural treasures could be made accessible from our homes, schools and public libraries thanks to a £19 million government investment. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Sir Ian Dixon Scholarship to enable companies to develop the potential of their staff through an open research programme now invites applications for the 2020 Scholarship, which closes on 29 November. image CIOB website
Local firm Gruppo Building has helped out with an art project which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the film, The Italian Job.