Daily Archives: 14/02/2020

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!

To help heritage and conservation employers and practitioners across the UK, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers about the diverse career opportunities posted on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with recent offerings covering practice areas from administration to management, and … Continue reading

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Don’t forget: IHBC seeks first responses on draft ‘Articles’ by end Feb and after

The IHBC has launched its membership consultation on a revised draft set of ‘Articles of Association’ to serve as the new constitutional framework for the institute. in line with our ‘Proposal for future Governance…’ approved at the 2019 AGM, with … Continue reading

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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

The IHBC South East Branch Day School and AGM in Ramsgate on 13 March also serves as an introduction to IHBC’s theme for the 2020 Annual School in June.

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IHBC Marsh Awards – nominations still open!

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

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IHBC members with benefits: Last 3 member subsidies still available for HE’s roofing ‘Repair and conservation…’, 03 March, London

A major one-day conference from Historic England (HE) on its latest technical research into the deterioration and conservation of traditional roof coverings will take place in London on 3 March with booking closing 26 February, while the IHBC is offering … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £4.9M+ costed opportunities: CC seeks consultancy services for review of farm building use, 03/03, valued £25k

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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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plymouth’s Civic Centre plans to finally be given the go-ahead

The Civic Centre is set to be turned into flats, shops, offices, cafes and restaurants, bars, hot food takeaway, art gallery, gym, creche and day nursery, The Plymouth Herald reports, while highlighting that the Grade II listed Civic Centre dates … Continue reading

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Thinking about Brighton 2020? ‘Neoliberal think tank’ says red tape is strangling our high streets

A new paper from the Adam Smith Institute – described by some as a the ‘neoliberal think tank’ – argues that the problem with the High Street has been totally misunderstood, saying that we need to reform restrictive planning rules … Continue reading

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Nominations open for 2021 New Year Honours List: Closing 24 April

The Honours Team at DCMS seeks nominations for 2021, with a simplified application form on offer to assist the process, and a closing date 24 April.

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Scottish Government publishes Scottish house condition survey: 2018 key findings

The Scottish Government has published figures from the 2018 house condition survey, which includes topics areas such as Key Attributes, Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Perceptions and Experiences and Housing Conditions.

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47% of councils have no plans for reducing emissions from built assets

Local authorities in England are not prepared to deal with climate change, it seems, following a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA.

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin to close after 88 years

The School of Architecture at Taliesin, which Frank Lloyd Wright established nearly 90 years ago, will shut in June, after failing to come to a financial agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

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Edinburgh 2030: A ‘Million Tree City’ planned

Edinburgh set to be home to one million trees by the end of this decade, joining counterparts all over the globe in becoming a Million Tree City. image: Fiona Newton

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