Daily Archives: 14/01/2020

IHBC’s Technical Panel is back: Seeks suggestions on priorities

The Technical Panel of the IHBC is under full steam once again with John Edwards – IHBC Wales representative, trustee, and lead author on BS 7913 – as Panel Secretary, and is seeking suggestions on issues and priorities for its … Continue reading

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Bucket list the full Brighton experience! More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS: NEW FUTURES’ as city named as one of ‘5 of the best UK cities that you must put on your bucket list’

Be it tourist magnet London, the not-so-frequented Newcastle, or the capital of Scotland, there’s a slice of history that everyone can devour when in the UK, and Brighton – venue of the IHBC’s June 2020 Brighton School conference on ‘OLD … Continue reading

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Give someone their fondest memories for 2020: IHBC Marsh Award nominations now open for ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’, closing 29/02/20

REMINDER: We’re looking for your nominations for the IHBC Marsh Awards for both ‘retired IHBC members’ and ‘successful learners’!

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Kirklees Council is taking allotment holders to the Royal Courts of Justice

Huddersfield allotment holders won the fight to save their land – but Kirklees Council has appealed the judicial review so allotment holders face a new battle in the High Court in London, reports Examiner Live.

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HE’s ‘21 Fascinating Places Listed in 2019’: NHLE sees 500+ places added in 2019

Over 500 historic places have been added to the National Heritage List for England (NHLE) in 2019 and Historic England (HE) has picked 21 highlights that have gained protection or been upgraded. image: HE website entitled: Inside the former Chemist Shop, … Continue reading

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Law Society of Scotland consultation on aspects of planning obligations: closing 3 February

Law Society of Scotland Planning Law Sub-committee seeks the views of our members and interested stakeholders on the subject of planning obligations, under section 75 (Planning Obligations) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (‘the Act’).

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Alert over works at Neave Brown’s Camden estate

Heritage campaigners have urged Camden Council to investigate ‘alarming’ works taking place at RIBA Gold Medallist Neave Brown’s Grade II*-listed Alexandra Road estate.

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Plan to re-open Portishead to Bristol rail line submitted

Getting the train to Bristol is another step closer for people in Portishead as an application for permission to begin building work for the new Portishead railway line – including the disused section of railway from Portishead to Pill – … Continue reading

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Convent of Mercy owners ordered to pay £14,000 for operating Swanley nunnery as illegal hostel

The owners of a former convent have been fined £4,000 and ordered to pay £10,000 costs after they continued using it as an illegal hostel.

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New life brewed for 100-year-old East End coffee stall

An east London coffee stall which has been run by the same family for a century is to be given a new lease of life once it shuts for the final time.

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