Daily Archives: 21/02/2020

Second preview of IHBC’s Brighton Day School, 19 June: ‘Economics’ insights, from Paul McTernan (SLR, regeneration economics) and Adala Leeson (HE, funding economics)… & even more Spotlights

IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School conference, ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’ sponsored by HESPR member Heritage Collective, explores the challenging topic of our towns and urban centres, with the Day School’s ‘Economics’ theme led by SLR consultancy’s Paul McTernan, offering a … Continue reading

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More Ramsgate signpost to IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School: A bookish background to the IHBC SE Branch Ramsgate, HAZ and AGM Day (and Brighton 2020 ‘pre-School’), March 13

Kent’s Ramsgate, designated a Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) by Historic England and the focus of the IHBC’s South East (SE) Branch’s day conference and AGM on 13 March – a Brighton 2020 ‘pre-School’ event – also is the focus of … Continue reading

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Deadline in 8 days for IHBC Marsh Awards for 2020

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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Some light preparation for #IHBCBrighton2020, a Scotland Blog on some shops through the centuries!

A shopfront, in its simplest form, is a door with a window and a signboard, and The Engine Shed take at a ‘bloggish’ look at some of Scotland’s shops through the centuries. image: Fiona Newton

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IHBC’s HESPR pick, from £420K+ costed opportunities: DC seeks Landscape Character Assessment, 11/03

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’: Decision to be made on £3m restoration of Crystal Palace Park Subway

The latest bid to revitalise the historic Crystal Palace Subway is set to be decided, notes The Bromley Times, with councillors to consider tipping millions of pounds into the project.

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Improved Countryside Stewardship scheme opens for 2021 agreements

Farmers and land managers are being encouraged to apply for an agreement under a simplified 2021 Countryside Stewardship scheme to help them protect the environment. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint: ECA

Almost half of local authorities in England do not know their own carbon footprint, according to a freedom of information request from leading engineering services trade body ECA. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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The Conservation Hierarchy framework: Biodiversity Net Gain through UK construction projects

The Conservation Hierarchy is a new framework developed by the University of Oxford to help construction projects achieve Biodiversity Net Gain, improving infrastructure while protecting and enhancing the natural environment. 

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Tony Burton CBE appointed as Interim Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund

The Secretary of State has appointed Tony Burton as Interim Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund from the 20th December 2019 to the 20th August 2020. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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HE’s ‘Heritage -The Foundation for Success – Modern Infrastructure and the Historic Environment’ now out

Historic England (HE) has issued guidance on the planning of modern infrastructure in the context of the historic environment which takes into account an understanding of the historic significance of an existing place.

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HS2 Ltd seeks ‘Expressions of Interest’ for salvage of ‘historic building materials’

Whilst the amount of destruction caused by HS2 is regretted by many, HS2 Ltd now seeks organisations interested in receiving salvaged building materials that may become available in the course of enabling works.

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