Daily Archives: 15/11/2019

IHBC launches consultation on Corporate Plan 2020-25 (‘CP25’) as ‘Stage 1’ scoping: First responses sought by 1 January

IHBC’s members and prospective members are asked to study, scrutinise and feed back on the IHBC’s evolving Corporate Plan for 2020-25 – called  CP25 – and let us know what we need to add, change or develop in the forward plans for … Continue reading

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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

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, has entered its successful fifth year with the launch of the two 2020 Awards – one celebrating civic contributions of retired IHBC members, and one for successful learning … Continue reading

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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)

Apply now by contacting Fiona at operations@ihbc.org.uk to register to find out more about how the IHBC is integrating the CPD across its operations, and help us improve our services to you, in London on 28 November (Expenses paid; numbers … Continue reading

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More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’… as blueprint ‘Prospectus’ for 100 multi-million pound Town Deals revealed

The Towns Fund prospectus, just issued, paves the way for a new generation of Town Deals to regenerate town centres, boost businesses and improve infrastructure. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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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

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

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Possible first for Proceeds of Crime Act as couple ordered to pay £42,000 after harming Grade II listed building in Peak District NP

A married couple have been ordered to pay £42,000 in penalties after making unauthorised alterations to a Grade II listed building in the Peak District National Park (NP), believed to be one of the first cases of its kind in … Continue reading

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Historic Environment Scotland seek new Board Members: closing Friday, 6 December 2019

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) seeks new Board Members in areas including archives, visitor management and large-scale project management as well as one new Board member to join the Audit, Risk & Assurance Committee. closing Friday, 6 December 2019.

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Great Yarmouth Winter Gardens: Repairs ordered to save listed building

Urgent repairs have been ordered to save one of the country’s most endangered building from dilapidation as damaged windows at the Winter Gardens in Great Yarmouth – the Grade II* listed seafront building – will be boarded up and scaffolding … Continue reading

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Increase in construction injuries and fall in prosecutions raises concerns for long term safety

Unite, the UK’s construction union, has warned that new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) showing a rise in construction injuries and a fall in prosecutions is a ‘dangerous cocktail’ and undermines recent improvements in safety.

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PHE report on ‘Spatial Planning for Health’ calls on build environment and health professionals to communicate more

Public Health England (PHE) report ‘Spatial Planning for Health, An evidence resource for planning and designing healthier places’, which looks at areas from neighbourhood design to the environment, calls on built environment professionals and public health officials to ‘communicate more’. … Continue reading

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Medieval wall collapse in Lewes

An investigation is underway following the collapse of a wall, part of Lewes Castle’s curtain wall, that sparked a large emergency response. 

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AHRC & partners ‘Being Human’ – festival of the humanities – launched 14/11

The UK’s only national festival and celebration of the humanities, the ‘Being Human Festival ’, was launched on Thursday 14 November, offering more than 250 free public events all around the country as it celebrates and shares the latest research … Continue reading

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