Daily Archives: 24/03/2020

LAST CHANCE (NEARLY) – IHBC Marsh Award extended to end March: Nominate ‘retired IHBC members’ and/or ‘successful learners’ for £500 cash awards and free IHBC Annual 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 Annual School.

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Don’t forget IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Aberdeen School, simply submit your coursework online – closing 31 July 2020!

The IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award will close on 31 July 2020, so if you have relevant coursework from history and theory to practice or enhancement, from ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate, from 2019 OR … Continue reading

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IHBC online registration for ‘Recognised CPD Providers’: Apply online for registration, for free!

IHBC’s support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) includes our online registration for anyone – or any organisation – seeking our free recognition service and listing for CPD providers.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Restoration plan for historic Lowestoft town hall site, thanks to HE report

A creative hub has been proposed as part of a scheme to revitalise a historic town hall site that has been empty for almost five years, as options for the future development of Lowestoft Town Hall are being explored following … Continue reading

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National Lottery Heritage Fund seeks COVID-19 impact survey responses  

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) is gathering sector-wide data to gauge the impact of the pandemic and with responses sought ASAP – including from bodies not funded by the NLHF – by Friday 27 March at the latest.

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CIC Launches Roadmap for Change at Futurebuild

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has launched its Roadmap for Change, a new digital resource to promote industry best practice, at Futurebuild, in London in March.

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See THA on the 2020 Budget

The Heritage Alliance (THA) has issued its report on the recent Budget, which included measures on an increase in the National Living Wage and a review of the Treasury’s Green Book, looking at developments with an impact on the heritage … Continue reading

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London Historic Buildings Trust’s issues first online newsletter

The London Historic Buildings Trust (LHBT) has issued its first online newsletter, and if people would like to receive LHBT news and updates they can sign up today.

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HE consultation on Advice Note 4: Tall Buildings, closing 26/04

Historic England (HE) is seeking views on revisions to their existing Advice Note on how to take account of the historic environment when planning for tall buildings, with the consultation closing 26 April. image: for illustration purposes only

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Brick Awards 2020 – celebrating ‘the world’s greatest brick architecture and craftsmanship’ – closes early May

The annual Brick Awards celebrate the best examples of clay brick in our built environment, seeking exemplary projects from leading architects, housebuilders, developers and contractors, across 17 hotly-contested categories, closing early May.

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British Council: New Cultural Protection funding announced for 2020-2021

The Cultural Protection Fund is continuing into 2021, to build on from the success of the last four years, with new funding, reports The British Council.

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IHBC’s IMHO signpost: Who decides which parts of Manchester’s heritage get saved from the bulldozer?

Andrea Sandor writing about the city of Manchester asks whether development or democracy matters most.

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