IHBC’s 2022 School, #IHBCAberdeen2022 – Delving deeper: Culture Secretary’s valuing, and how virtual delegates matter

Bringing in-person and virtual delegates together at #IHBCAberdeen2022 meant anyone interested could join in the Day School – and even more at our Heritage MarketPlace –  and here some key players headline its ambitions and achievements.

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IHBC’s HESPR weekly pick from £98K+ works: Scottish council seeks design services for place/community project, closing 14/07

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and the IHBC Director’s pick for this week is a call from a Scottish Council for design contractor for a community/place-led process, closing 14/07, valued £98K+.

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Reminder: IHBC’s 2022 School, #IHBCAberdeen2022 – your feedback counts!

If you registered as an in-person or online delegate we are keen to hear your feedback on this year’s IHBC Annual School 2022 – Aberdeen #IHBCAberdeen2022

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Reminder: #IHBCMarketPlace – Delegate Feedback

Thank you to all those who visited our learning-led virtual Heritage #IHBCMarketPlace which launched our Annual School  #IHBCAberdeen2022. If you haven’t had a chance to complete the feedback survey there’s still time.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Bedford Corn Exchange listed GII

Bedford Corn Exchange has been listed at Grade II (GII) by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the advice of Historic England, reports The Bedford Independent.

image: Simon Speed, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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M&S blasts Gove after Oxford St rebuild plan called in

Marks and Spencer’s bosses have attacked Michael Gove for ‘political grandstanding’ after the Housing Secretary called-in the retailer’s plans to demolish and rebuild its flagship store.

image: for illustration purposes only by Gary Rogers / Marks and Spencer, Wikimedia Commons

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Europa Nostra’s 7 Most Endangered Programme 2023: Call for Nominations (closing 15/09)

The 7 Most Endangered Programme, run by Europa Nostra, campaigns to save Europe’s endangered heritage, and nominations are now open until 15 September.

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HE updates on HAZ: ‘Successful Heritage Regeneration… Revived Historic Towns’

Historic England (HE) has shared successes from the 10 Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) projects, funded since 2016/17, which helped breathe new life into historic places in needing an investment boost.

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DCMS Create Growth Programme: Closing 7/07

DCMS has opened expressions of interest for local partnerships in England (excluding London) to be involved in the Create Growth Programme, calling for applications from only combined or local authorities or local enterprise partnerships., and closing 7 July.

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NT unveils heritage crafts apprenticeship scheme

The National Trust (NT) has launched an apprenticeship scheme that aims to tackle a shortage of skills in the heritage sector.

image: Hamish Ogston Foundation

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Airbnb seeks applications to $10M OMG! Fund to help 100 people build ‘the world’s craziest spaces’

A new OMG! fund from Airbnb will give $100,000 to 100 people with highly unusual design ideas for their properties.

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Thanks to all for #IHBCAberdeen2022 as it makes historic #IHBC25 anniversary success as first blended: ‘a triumphant return…’ with c.250 delegates in person, online or on record

The IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School, in our 25th anniversary year, hosted some 250 delegates across the Day School on 17 June – and even more at our Heritage MarketPlace launch – as early feedback is resoundingly positive.

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#IHBCAberdeen2022 featured Fraserburgh regen picked for Scotland’s top planning award

The landmark regeneration scheme in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire – which helped close IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen Day School at #IHBCAberdeen2022 – has just been crowned the overall winner at the inaugural RTPI Scotland Awards for Planning Excellence.

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IHBC welcomes Civic Voice survey for National Civic Day 2022: ‘Are you proud of your local high street?’

logoThe IHBC has welcomed Civic Voice’s new national survey to coincide with National Civic Day, on the last day of our 2022 School #IHBCAberdeen2022, which asks: Are you proud of your local high street?

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IHBC’s HESPR weekly pick: Welsh Council seeks design services for castle project, closing 11/07

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and the IHBC Director’s pick from the HESPR News and Tender Alert email for this week is a call from Welsh council seeking Design Services for a Lottery-linked castle project, closing 11/07.

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: LOTS – Living over the Shop – from John Lewis, via Waitrose

logoIHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and this week features Bloomberg on John Lewis’s plans for rental properties above grocery stores.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (vanishing) doorstep’: Entire village could be redeveloped… Penrhos Polish Village in Pwllheli demolished

Proposals to redevelop an entire village in Gwynedd have been submitted to planners, as Penrhos Polish Village in Pwllheli, founded by the Polish Housing Society after WW2, could face demolition.

image: Eric Jones / Polish Scouts Hall at Penrhos Wikimedia Commons

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England’s Heritage Open Days 2022 Directory Live: Register your event now!

England’s biggest festival of history and culture ‘Heritage Open Days’ returns this September, as this year’s programme is now live, with more to be added.

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Five landmark nature recovery projects launched in England: Protect wildlife and improve public access

Over 99,000 hectares of England to be dedicated to supporting wildlife and nature for people to enjoy as five unique nature recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000 hectares will transform the public’s enjoyment of nature.

image: The Dingy Skipper butterfly is one of the species which may benefit from the Purple Horizons nature recovery project. Open Government Licence v3.0

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Landscape Institute Awards 2022: Deadline 7 July

The Landscape Institute Awards 2022 celebrate the exceptional contribution of landscape designers, managers, planners, researches, local authorities and more, and close on 7 July.

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Scotland’s Culture Secretary welcomes IHBC’s ‘Heritage on the edge’ conference as a ‘timely opportunity… hugely important’ – Book virtual (17/06) from £25+VAT (& access recordings after!)

Scotland’s Culture Secretary Angus Robertson will welcome in-person and virtual delegates to the IHBC’s blended 2022 School on 17 June, which he says ‘offers a timely opportunity to promote heritage-led regeneration as part of the solution to… economic and social challenges’, and much more.

image: Town & County Hall – Fiona Newton

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#IHBCAberdeen2022 School delegate joining details now out: Check spam for any missing details first, then contact us!

Guidance and arrangements for all aspects of the IHBC’s 2022 School have been issued to all booked delegates, so if you are missing anything crucial check your spam first then contact us at contact@ihbc.org.uk

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Stall guidance on virtual Heritage MarketPlace 15/06 now out: Free to #IHBCAberdeen2022 delegates & IHBC Members, and still time to book

Stall guidance on ‘Making your CPD stall choices’ has been sent to those visiting IHBC’s virtual MarketPlace stalls on 15 June, 4.30-7.30pm (including a ‘Happy Hour’ break) so you can check the live MarketPlace Stallholder List, and still book a free place if not already secured.

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Check out #IHBC25: 25 years since we turned professional – with ideas invited on marking our heritage and while looking ahead

Our new subscription year – April 2022 to March 2023 – will see the IHBC mark a quarter of a century since our incorporation as a professional body supporting and accrediting built and historic environment conservation specialists, so we’re kick-starting it by launching the logo inviting your ideas on how to mark this special year!

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IHBC congratulates Alice Ullathorne – IHBC EDI lead (see 2022 School MarketPlace Billboard) – as she joins Heritage Trust Network’s Board

The IHBC is delighted to announce that Alice Ullathorne IHBC – our lead for the institute’s own ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ (EDI) Working Group, as per the IHBC’s Heritage Marketplace Billboard listing – has joined the Board of the Heritage Trust Network.

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