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- Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Stay ahead on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with interdisciplinary conservation roles across urban, church, regulatory and consultancy roles, and much more! 14/02/2020
- Don’t forget: IHBC seeks first responses on draft ‘Articles’ by end Feb and after 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s 2-for-1, as SE Branch Day Conference is also a Brighton 2020 ‘Pre-School’ event: Ramsgate – Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) and local projects, 13 March, BOOK NOW 14/02/2020
- IHBC Marsh Awards – nominations still open! 14/02/2020
- IHBC members with benefits: Last 3 member subsidies still available for HE’s roofing ‘Repair and conservation…’, 03 March, London 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £4.9M+ costed opportunities: CC seeks consultancy services for review of farm building use, 03/03, valued £25k 14/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plymouth’s Civic Centre plans to finally be given the go-ahead 14/02/2020
- Thinking about Brighton 2020? ‘Neoliberal think tank’ says red tape is strangling our high streets 14/02/2020
- Nominations open for 2021 New Year Honours List: Closing 24 April 14/02/2020
- Scottish Government publishes Scottish house condition survey: 2018 key findings 14/02/2020
- 47% of councils have no plans for reducing emissions from built assets 14/02/2020
- Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin to close after 88 years 14/02/2020
- Edinburgh 2030: A ‘Million Tree City’ planned 14/02/2020
- IHBC SE’s day conference and AGM (and Brighton 2020 ‘Pre-School’): Ramsgate – Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) and local projects 11/02/2020
- Thinking about IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School theme? 1851 Royal Commission Award goes to URBED, to explore the ‘High Street’ 11/02/2020
- IHBC notes: No time limit for listed building prosecutions based on conviction for GII demolition 11/02/2020
- REMINDER: 2 WEEKS LEFT to get your nomination in for the IHBC Marsh Awards 2020 11/02/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: York Magistrates issue fine over CA tree felling 11/02/2020
- IHBC CPD boost: Fires in buildings under construction caused by hot work 11/02/2020
- HES: Grants updates etc 11/02/2020
- Calculating the full cost of energy used by buildings: Beta form and feedback welcome 11/02/2020
- Motorway cash helps revitalise West London park, via Highways England and HE 11/02/2020
- Immense damage’ to JS Bach’s church as stained glass windows smashed in attack 11/02/2020
- Bird friendly buildings bill passed in New York 11/02/2020
- Preview of IHBC’s Brighton Day School: ‘Evolution’ theme insights, from Cliff Hague (planning) and Jess Steele (Hastings) 08/02/2020
Daily Archives: 21/01/2020
IHBC’s Brighton 2020 School FIRST keynote: Carole Souter CBE, past HLF Chief Executive, lays the foundations for ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, 19 June 2020
Carole Souter CBE will offer the first keynote presentation at the IHBC’s June 2020 Brighton School, themed on ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, and lay the foundations for the Day School’s exploration of one of the most challenging topics today, … Continue reading
Don’t forget the IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020: ‘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, offers two Awards – one celebrating civic contributions of retired IHBC members, and one for successful learning in heritage skills – with prizes that include £500 and a … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’… and the edge: Rare bandstand saved after Historic England listing support
Calderdale Council had wanted to demolish a rare and local ‘theatre-type’ bandstand after the cost of refurbishing was put at £300,000, while ExaminerLive reports on how those plans changed following a successful application for listing was made to Historic England … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD boost… out of Context: French new towns – history, heritage, appreciation…. and priorities!
In his article in the latest issue of Context, No 162, devoted to the heritage of New Towns, Frédéric Theulé explores France’s New Town developments, and issues a special plea that educational support is needed to understand new French towns. … Continue reading
Historic England has begun work on a Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF), setting out priorities for engagement with local authorities and is seeking feedback on the emerging framework though a survey of representives of local authorities.
More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’: Further funding and expert support for England’s high streets
The first 14 of 20 pilot areas to receive tailored expert support to assist in rejuvenating their town centres have been announced, offering updates on issues at the very heart of the IHBC’s June 2020 Brighton School, themed on ‘OLD … Continue reading
The National Churches Trust (NCT) has three grant programmes currently inviting applications for funding, while in each case, grants will be awarded for up to 50% of the project cost.
Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Chief Executive Victoria Hills has mounted a vigorous defence of the planning system recently, saying that planners are feeling the effects of years of government under-resourcing and meddling. image: RTPI (l-r) Nicki Linihan, Peter Rees, Sam … Continue reading
Historic England’s (HE) new ‘Technical Conservation Guidance’ brochure lists all current free-to-download technical conservation guidance and research reports, and also includes information on our series of Practical Building Conservation books and guides on building stone types.
England’s County Councils Network (CCN) outlines post-election priorities, urging government ‘unleash the potential of counties’
Leaders of England’s largest councils, through the County Councils Network (CCN), have urged new ministers to ensure that their pledge to unleash the potential of the country does not ignore the needs of ‘left behind areas’ in shire counties.
A crisis is engulfing the Mekong River, with its banks collapsing and half a million people at risk of losing their homes, all from ‘the quest for sand… the essential component for… particularly… cement’, generating calls that ‘Sand… be recognised … Continue reading