Daily Archives: 19/11/2019

Don’t forget: IHBC’s great ‘FREE CPD’ opportunity: Still chances to join us at Council+, London GII* venue, 28 November, on ‘CPD…’ (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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NT launches new ‘Guide to Heritage in Neighbourhood Plans’, by IHBC past Chair Dave Chetwyn IHBC

The National Trust (NT) has launched its new ‘Guide to Heritage in Neighbourhood Plans’, written by IHBC past Chair and current trustee, Dave Chetwyn IHBC, which ‘describes how heritage can be incorporated into neighbourhood plans… everything from guidance on collecting … Continue reading

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More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, as number of shoppers on UK high street falls by 10% in seven years

Bricks and mortar retailers suffer increase in online sales as well as rising costs and rates, in more worrying signs of the scale of the threat to the traditional economics of the High Street! image: IHBC SE Branch

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (school’s) doorstep’: Rochdale schools win national heritage award

Caldershaw Primary School and St Andrew’s C of E Primary School are the first in Rochdale to win the national Heritage Schools Award, given through Historic England’s Heritage Schools programme to those that have embedded local history into the curriculum, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s international ‘Opportunity Signpost’: ‘Salut Paris – Reclaiming the Urban Voids of Paris’

Paris offers an opportunity to ‘design and augment a part of its public space by converting it into community platform near the historical Ornano Street,  which has a pre-existing garden and Restaurant (Le Recyclerie and Jardins du Ruisseau) that attracts … Continue reading

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Review of Scotland’s historic lighthouses for ‘Year of Coasts and Waters 2020’

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has announced that lighthouses up and down the country will be reviewed for listing as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. image:  for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton

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Future Homes Standard consultation: Changes to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations for new dwellings, closes 10/01/20

Consultation on the uplift to standards of Part L of the Building Regulations and changes to Part F, the first step in achieving the Future Homes Standards, with the consultation closing on 10 January 2020. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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AHRC funding opportunities listing

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has issued another of its regular listings of funding opportunities for research.

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ONS: Urban green spaces raise nearby house prices by an average of £2,500

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reports that urban properties close to public parks, gardens and playing fields are more expensive, with the opportunity to see how much green space adds to the value to property. image: for illustration purposes … Continue reading

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The rise of ‘facadism’ in London, from the BBC and ‘The Gentle Author’

London blogger The Gentle Author has been photographing the changing face of London, focusing on what is known as ‘facadism’, the practice of destroying everything apart from the front wall and constructing a new building behind it.

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