See #IHBCNottingham2019, on ‘flooding’… now on video: More 2019 Day School content from IHBC’s YouTube channel 

peopleIHBC’s 2019 Annual School on ‘Heritage Risk and Resilience’ included the Day School exploration of threats from waterways, with conservation architect and consultant James Innerdale exploring… flooding in old buildings’, and Conservation Officer Helen Brownlie reviewing a ‘… case study from Cockermouth’, all on IHBC’s YouTube channel.

See James Innerdale on ‘Risk and resilience dealing with flooding in old buildings

See Helen Brownlie, on ‘Recovery and Improvement. A case study from Cockermouth’

See more on the 2019 Day School

See more on the 2019 Day School Speakers, and linked CPD resources

See more School content – old and new – and much more, on the IHBC’s YouTube channel

See more background on the School on our archived website – which is still being updated – at nottingham2019.ihbc.org.uk

See more IHBC background and guidance on CPD and how you might use our vast legacy of Annual School resources

See the formal guidance paper on IHBC CPD (scheduled for update)

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graphicFor next year’s IHBC School, on ‘Old Towns : New Futures’ – see Brighton2020.ihbc.org.uk where you sign up for the IHBC’s 2020 School alerts, and you can follow twitter updates at #IHBCBrighton2020

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £505K+ total opportunities this week: Swansea Council seeks Strip Map Record for Hafod Copperworks, closing 05/09

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick for this week features a call from Swansea Council which seeks quotations for a ‘Strip Map Record… at the Hafod Copperworks’, closing 05/09.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Demolition of a Winchester historic railway house rejected by city councillors

Plans to demolish a piece of Winchester’s railway heritage have been turned down by city councillors, reports The Hampshire Chronicle.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’… as a Belfast reprise: Fire chief recalls ‘iconic image’ of clock burning one year on from Primark fire

The Fire Service’s Officer in Charge on the day of Belfast’s ‘Primark Fire’ has recalled to The Belfast Telegraph the battle to save the historic Bank Buildings from ruin, with area Commander Aidan Jennings speaking ahead of the first anniversary.

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IHBC’s ‘CPD boost’, out of Context: ‘Can the heritage of Europe help to integrate the UK?’

coinWith Brexit never far from the current news headlines, the recent Context article by Sabine Coady Schabitz arguing for the UK to become a leader in heritage action – and follow up on spirit of European Cultural Heritage Year 2018 celebrations – may be of special interest to heritage professionals.

image: Context 159, p42 – Sabine Coady Schabitz

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Looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020: £1Bn Future High Streets Fund expanded to 50 more areas

An additional 50 towns will benefit from England’s £1 billion Future High Streets Fund.

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Southampton City Council ends £450m waterfront development deal

websiteSouthampton’s proposed Royal Pier Waterfront scheme – a £450m waterfront development deal to include a hotel and a casino on land reclaimed from the River Test in Southampton – has been terminated by the  City Council.

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RTPI Scotland: Cost of Scotland’s Planning Act duties could reach £59M!

publication coverPlanning departments across Scotland may need up to £59M over the next 10 years to undertake duties contained in the new Planning Act.

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Architects to work alongside RIBA Future Places announced

various scenesThe Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the RIBA Chartered Practices chosen to work alongside the five local authorities selected to participate in the RIBA Future Place programme, which ‘aims to recognise and support high quality placemaking in England’ by working with local authorities.

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Government’s £1.1 billion tax relief to creative sectors

New figures reveal how much Britain’s creative and art sectors have benefitted from tax reliefs, with £1.1 billion of support via tax relief.

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BEFS open letter to Kevin Stewart: Incorporating whole life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions into Scottish Building Standards

BEFS logo on websiteBuilt Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) is among cosignatories of an open letter to Kevin Stewart, Scotland’s Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, regarding the introduction of minimum standards for whole lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions for new buildings under Section 6 of the Scottish Building Standards.

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The incredible list of London Underground stations that never opened

websiteYou may think there are quite a few London Underground stations, and you’d be right as there are 270 stations in total on the network, yet there could have been many many more yet there are so many that never saw the light of day.

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See #IHBCNottingham2019, on ‘security’… on video: More 2019 Day School content and updates from IHBC’s YouTube channel, now with a special speaker update

graphicIHBC’s 2019 Annual School included the Day School exploration of security aspects of the theme – ‘Heritage, Risk and Resilience’ – with police security adviser Stephen Armson-Smith’s talk now available on IHBC’s YouTube channel, while he offers a special post-school update for anyone following up on this free CPD.

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IHBC online registration for ‘Recognised CPD Providers’: Reminder on signing up online, for free!

websiteIHBC’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 post-Nottingham School update, on ‘confronting conservation calamities’: Lyme Park evacuated after the 600-year-old stately home hit by ‘devastating’ flooding

websiteLyme Park staff carried out a massive clean-up operation after the 600-year-old stately home was hit by ‘devastating’ flooding.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: A ‘critical time’ to protect historic leper hospital in Warwick

websiteEmergency work is set to be ordered to prevent the total collapse of the historic Leper Hospital in Warwick, notes The Leamington Observer, as the site has ‘remained on Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register for some two decades – described as in a ‘very bad’ condition, the worst most serious rating’.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Two Norfolk churches secure thousands in maintenance funding

websiteNews that two Norfolk churches have been given thousands of pounds to help with their maintenance is celebrated by The Fakenham and Wells Times.

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New guidance on land sensitivity assessment from Natural England

publication coverNew guidance from Natural England has been published on how to create a landscape sensitivity assessment to inform decisions on the planning and management of land use change which influence spatial planning.

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Construction workers given Moodbeam devices to wear for mental health monitoring

websiteCivil contractor Spencer Group is giving staff wearable devices that allow them to log their mood and monitor their emotional wellbeing as they try-out the devices from health tech start-up Moodbeam.

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‘Networks for Change’ funding scheme encourages collaboration amongst archive services: Grants up to £15,000

logoThe purpose of the Networks for Change funding scheme – which offers grants of up to £15,000 – is to encourage collaboration among archive services by providing funding that leads to strong archive service networks, as these networks deliver solutions, models and approaches to the archive sector.

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England’s new online appeals service coming soon

mobileA new online appeal service aims to provide better ease of use and clarity of case progress, and will ultimately replace the existing appeals platform, the Appeals Casework Portal, to offer clearer guidance, an intuitive layout and better tracking of appeals.

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£8M nature boost for urban communities via SNH’s Green Infrastructure Fund

Scottish Natural Heritage logoAlmost £8 million of funding has been announced to help people and nature thrive in some of the most deprived parts of Scotland as the latest round of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)’s ambitious Green Infrastructure Fund helps support seven major projects in cities and towns across the central belt.

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RTPI Awards for Research Excellence 2019: Shortlist for national awards out

logoResearch into the role of radical planning in urban justice in South Africa; how a three-dimensional pedestrian network reshapes connectivity of high-density cities in Hong Kong, and the relationship between the built environment and mental health, are among the projects in this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence shortlist.

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The system for recognising EU qualified architects in the UK if there is no Brexit deal

DCLG 2 Marsham Street LondonThe Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications (MRPQ) Directive (Directive 2005/36/EC) on the mutual recognition of qualifications will no longer apply if there’s a no-deal Brexit, and the UK government will maintain a system of recognition for architects with an approved qualification from an European Economic Area (EEA) state or Switzerland, provided the applicant has access to the profession in their home state.

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European funding for low carbon and active travel, third round now open for applications

websiteA third round for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now open and available for applications.

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