IHBC’s Day School afternoon spotlight on ‘Examining changes’: US heritage economist Donovan Rypkema leads to England’s local listing adviser and Scotland’s Director of Heritage

The IHBC’s Day School afternoon webinar on 18 June– on ‘Examining changes’ in places – the IHBC hosts Donovan Rypkema, lead heritage economist in the US, with Charles O’Brien, England’s Local Listing Heritage Adviser, and Elizabeth McCrone Historic Environment Scotland‘s (HES) Heritage Directorate lead – all from only £25+VAT, but book ASAP as numbers and CPD access are limited.

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New data sought for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Help the IHBC help you (and in court too)!

New data is sought for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’ so if you have been involved with a case please forward the details to Bob Kindred at government@ihbc.org.uk  – preferably with the data used in our online table linked below. Continue reading

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IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’!

Businesses, suppliers, charities, societies, trusts and others can access the IHBC’s 2021 School and delegates – including our Day School content – for around £100+VAT, with a stall at our virtual School ‘Heritage MarketPlace’ on 18 June. #IHBCBrighton2021 #IHBCMarketPlace.
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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: On ‘turning office and retail units into residential…’ from DBW

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, which this week features a post from Designing Buildings Wiki on ‘turning office and retail units into residential housing’.

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IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Hereford historic rectory to be demolished in favour of homes

Plans to demolish a historic Hereford rectory and replace it with nine homes have been given the go-ahead, reports The Hereford Times.

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High Court dismisses legal challenge to continue LA remote meetings after 6 May

A High Court judge has dismissed a legal challenge seeking to extend local authority (LA) remote meetings beyond 6 May, noting that it recognised ‘powerful arguments in favour of permitting remote meetings’ but that ‘there are also arguments against doing so’.

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Jenners building owner launches probe after signs removed

The owner of Edinburgh’s Jenners building has begun an investigation after signs bearing its name were removed from the landmark shop.

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New guide with NT shows the pathways to a stronger connection with nature

Research from the University of Derby has devised five ‘pathways’ which the National Trust (NT) is using to help people form a stronger connection with nature.

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Two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning in England

Aerial view under UK gov open licence agreement 140417England’s Government introduces two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning.

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Ulster Canal to be restored and reopened in border region

A section of the Ulster Canal, a disused canal in the border region of Monaghan and Fermanagh, will be restored and reopened as a public amenity more than 90 years after it was abandoned.

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IHBC welcomes host of new CPP APPG members, as Layla Moran, Baron Kerslake etc. are joined by Lord Vaizey, Diedre Brock MP, and more – Now 20+ and growing!

The IHBC, as secretariat to Westminster’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation, Places and People’ (CPP APPG) @CPPeopleAPPG, is delighted to welcome a host of new members to join Chair Layla Moran MP, co-Vice Chair Baron Kerslake and others, including Lord Vaizey and Diedre Brock MP and more.

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IHBC’s Day School Morning session spotlight on ‘Making changes’ in places’: Urbanist Jan Gehl anchors, McTernan on regen, and Lottery’s McGuinness on investment: from only £25+VAT, places limited!

The IHBC is delighted to host the globally renowned urbanist, Jan Gehl, on design, Paul McTernan, private sector regeneration planner, and the Heritage Fund’s Business Delivery executive director Eilish McGuinness at the first Brighton Day School webinar #IHBCBrighton2021 on 18 June – from only £25+VAT, and book ASAP as numbers and CPD access are limited.

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SAHBG-IHBC Research Award launched: Celebrating the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closing 01/07

The IHBC is delighted to announce a new joint venture with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) that celebrates the quality of architectural-historical research produced as private consultants or for public bodies etc., with winners to receive a medal and a free place at an IHBC Annual School, with entries closing 1 July.

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IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’!

Businesses, suppliers, charities, societies, trusts and others can access the IHBC’s 2021 School and delegates – including our Day School content – for around £100+VAT, with a stall at our virtual School ‘Heritage MarketPlace’ on 18 June. #IHBCBrighton2021 #IHBCMarketPlace.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £79K+ costed works this week: Welsh partnership seeks digital reconstruction of site, closes 28/05, valued £9K

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and the Director’s pick features this week features is the call by a partnership in Wales for a digital reconstruction of a site, closing 28/05, valued £9K.

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IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Carham Hall – historic mansion near Borders – to be torn down

An historic mansion near the Borders, Carham Hall in Northumberland, is set to be demolished writes The Border Telegraph.

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The Arts and Culture Impact Fund calls for more applicants to ‘the world’s largest creative arts impact investment fund’

Following the successful first £1.2million round of funding, the world’s largest creative arts impact investment fund is now launching its next round of support loans.

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Design Council announces new ‘multi-disciplinary, diverse community of practice’

The Design Council has announced its refreshed network of more than 400 built and natural environment experts who ‘collectively embody the organisation’s commitment to make life better by design’.

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UKRI ‘Hidden histories of environmental science’: partnership seed fund – closing 12 May

Apply for funding to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to help form a new interdisciplinary partnership, closing 12 May.

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Public Practice placements for built environment practitioners: EoI before 24 May

For public authorities across the country one of the biggest barriers is recruiting, training and retaining staff with the right skills and expertise, which the Professional Placement Programme hopes to address, with Expressions of Interest (EoI) by 24 May.

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Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Manage risk and stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc., with a 3rd sector boost and posts ranging from ‘placemaking and heritage’ (Swansea) to IHBC-Recognised courses!

To help employers and practitioners the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers on the diverse career opportunities advertised in our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, while recent posts include a suite of third sector posts, and others ranging from ‘placemaking and heritage’ (Swansea) to the Weald & Downland’s ‘Programme Leader’ to its IHBC-recognised MSc course, so sign up for free alerts and ‘stay ahead’ with IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc.’!

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#IHBCBrighton2021 Day School ‘catch up’: ‘Making changes’, anchored by Jan Gehl; ‘Examining changes’, led by Donovan Rypkema – BOOK NOW to ensure your access to our School’s unique learning and resources

The IHBC has posted the latest update on its virtual Brighton Day School virtual sessions, which offer a one-time-only suite of expertise on our ‘People Places’ theme – though as numbers and post-event access are limited, delegates should secure their place now by booking as soon as possible!

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ double-up pick of the week: Dedicated Brighton School MarketPlace guidance, and a HESPR member’s listing on the Design Council Expert network

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, featuring Brighton School MarketPlace guidance sessions and a HESPR member’s listing on the Design Council Expert network.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Remains of ‘high-status’ Roman villa and bath-house beneath building site in Scarborough

One of the most stunning Roman finds ever unearthed in Britain has been discovered on the site of a new housing development in a village near Scarborough, reports the Scarborough News.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Campaigners bid to halt plans to demolish cinema that inspired The Beatles

Campaigners have launched a bid to save an art deco cinema at the centre of a Beatles heritage site where John Lennon spent many ‘happy hours’, reports the Bracknell News, as it faces demolition to make way for a new Lidl branch.

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