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- IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020 open: ‘Your new chance to nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for our awards’, closing 29 Feb 2020 10/12/2019
- Building on #IHBCNottingham2019, IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’: HE webinar on ‘Acting in a flooding emergency’, 11 Dec @1pm 10/12/2019
- Remember the IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Aberdeen School, simply submit your coursework online – closing 31 July 2020! 10/12/2019
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (courtroom) doorstep’: Heritage group blasts ‘flawed’ council plans for historic chapel 10/12/2019
- RIBA Awards 2020: Jury Application – call for volunteers 10/12/2019
- Home Protect Report: Unoccupied Homes in England now up, at almost 1% 10/12/2019
- Local Plan Route Mapper & Toolkit: Reviewing and updating local plan policies 10/12/2019
- Cultural Protection Fund – New funding announced for 2020-2021 10/12/2019
- 16th Century Stained-glass at Shrewsbury damaged in break-in 10/12/2019
- Detectorists stole Viking hoard that ‘rewrites history’ 10/12/2019
- 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
Daily Archives: 12/11/2019
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’
The IHBC supported the recent and highly successful launch of the Climate Heritage Network (CHN) at Edinburgh Castle, hosted by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and led by ICOMOS, included a presentation by author and IHBC Technical Panel lead John Edwards … Continue reading
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
New research in the ‘UK Attractiveness Survey’, by Centre for Towns and EY (linking to Ernst and Young), entitled ‘Trends in foreign direct investment in the UK Towns’, has found that 59% of all foreign direct investment (FDI) coming into … Continue reading
The historical value of Oxford’s medieval core has been raised as an objection to plans which could see two buildings knocked down and replaced with student flats, reports The Oxford Mail.
IHBC’s IMHO signpost: Why Britain needs more women in engineering – more than the current 11% certainly!
The role of women in engineering, and why more women are needed, is discussed in an article in The Engineer by training firm Boss Training, which notes that only 11% of the UK’s engineering workforce is female.
Scotland’s construction sector is being urged to do more to help butterflies, bees and other pollinators in towns and cities, writes Construction Week, as it reports on new guidance from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has published its latest Economic Impact of the Independent Museum Sector report, exploring the fiscal benefits heritage and culture entities deliver locally and nationally.
The Local Government Association (LGA) has long made the case for the importance of green and outdoor spaces for people’s health and wellbeing, and while welcoming the new funding for pocket parks also calls for Government to provide long-term, sustainable … Continue reading
CSCS has ended an exemption CSCS card applicants could previously use to get a CSCS card without passing the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) Health, safety and environment test.
An Edinburgh car park that featured in the film T2 Trainspotting has been given listed building status, reports the BBC. image: Historic Environment Scotland