Daily Archives: 17/03/2020

Prepping CPD for #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’? Check HE’s Research issue now out, with ‘place-based’ focus

Claudia Kenyatta, Director of Regions at Historic England and Ian Morrison, Director of Policy and Evidence introduce this special issue of Historic England (HE) Research magazine focusing on place-based research especially relevant to the IHBC’s 2020 Brighton School, from 18-20 … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: IHBC’s next Council+ … London, 23/04!

IHBC’s Spring Council+ in London, scheduled for 23 April, has been postponed due to the current Coronavirus/Covid-19 situation, in line with current  government  advice.

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IHBC encourages responses to HE Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF) 10 year plan consultation… closing 20 April

Historic England (HE) has launched a consultation on its new Local Authority Strategic Framework (LASF), which will guide engagement with local authorities, support the prioritisation of resources, and help local authorities to understand what Historic England does, why and how, … Continue reading

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IHBC Marsh Award extended to end March: Nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for £500 cash awards and free Brighton School places, closing 31 March

The IHBC’s Marsh Awards closing date has been extended to March 31, so please take a few minutes to enter your retired colleagues and/or successful learners for their chance of £500 cash awards and a free place at the IHBC’s … Continue reading

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UK to host COP26 in Glasgow, 9–20 November 2020

For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 9 – 20 November 2020.

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England’s Housing Minister launches competition to deliver homes fit for the future

England’s Housing Minister has launched a competition to deliver homes fit for the future, as applicants invited to come forward with ideas for new low carbon, age-friendly homes. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Grimsby town centre receives multi-million pound regeneration boost

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced over £3.5 million of government funding for Grimsby, including £2.2 million of new investment for its landmark Town Deal. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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Lewisham and Croydon named as London Boroughs of Culture

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that Lewisham has been awarded the title of London Borough of Culture for 2021 with Croydon winning the accolade for 2023. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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THA: Do You Want to Be a Website Tester?

The Heritage Alliance (THA) is updating their website and seeks ‘beta testers’ to give feedback, with offers to go to Daniella at: comms@theheritagealliance.org.uk.

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Fears for fate of fort for fending off France as friends fall off

The fate of Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury, Essex is uncertain after the charity which restored and managed it, the Coalhouse Fort Project, has disbanded due to dwindling volunteer numbers and difficulty keeping up with paperwork.

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Finalists announced for RTPI Planning Awards 2020

A range of innovative ways to tackle the UK’s housing crisis will feature at the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2020.

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IMHO throwback via the BBC, on Cardross and more: Ruined beauty – what should we do?

Abandoned and decaying buildings are part of the modern landscape, so should we rebuild them or let them be, asks Jonathan Glancey in a BBC post from 2015.

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