Category Archives: IHBC NewsBlog

IHBC’s celebrates learning, insights, networking & more at 2024’s ‘addictive’ #IHBCReading2024 School on ‘Place & Building Care…’: Interim update, thanks & signposts to ‘IHBC CPD, despite purdah’

As IHBC’s 2024 Reading School has (mostly) ended, the IHBC offers more thanks to speakers, volunteers, supporters, participants and Sponsors –Principal Sponsor MFL Insurance Group and Reception Sponsor Velux – with an interim update on #IHBCReading2024 past and future.

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SAHGB-IHBC Heritage Research Award 2024 opens: Celebrating ‘research… in heritage and conservation practice’, enter work  from 2022 by 1/09 2024

The IHBC is delighted to announce the opening of the 2024 joint Heritage Research Award with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) to celebrate ‘the quality of architectural-historical research.. in heritage and conservation practice’, with submissions welcomed … Continue reading

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IHBC applauds presentation of Marsh IHBC Award for Community Contribution to IHBC’s David Blackburn at 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner

The IHBC has welcomed the presentation of the 2024 Marsh IHBC Award for Community Contribution to David Blackburn IHBC, at our 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner.

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IHBC’s ‘Professional’ Signpost: Civic Voice publishes Manifesto 2024-2028

England’s Civic Voice has published its Manifesto for 2024-2028

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (Council) doorstep: Forest of Dean Council moves to demolish illegal ‘man cave’ in Cinderford

A ‘man cave’ at the centre of long-running planning dispute in Cinderford, is to be demolished by Forest of Dean Council, writes The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley Review.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Global doorstep’: Renewal of Royal Patronage for INTBAU as His Majesty King Charles III continues support for ‘Global Mission’

After an extensive review of Royal Patronages, it was announced that His Majesty King Charles III will retain his role as Patron of the INTBAU Charity, continuing a long and valued association established at its inception in 2001. image for … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Global doorstep’: Cities of York and New York celebrate a century of transatlantic friendship: 100 Years of Twinning

The historic cities of York, England, and New York City, USA, celebrated a century as twin cities on May 5, 2024, with a message from His Majesty King Charles III marking the occasion, and dignitaries from both sides of the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2024 Virtual School MarketPlace:LEARN & #IHBCReading2024 launch: 12 June, 17:00-18:30 – HES, Robyn Pendyr, Morwenna Slade, THA, sheep wool, shecanengineer.com (on fire) & much more!

The IHBC’s learning-led MarketPlace:LEARN (Wed 12 June; 17:00-18:30) complements our 2024 Reading School’s member and sector support, with free online access to all, and is included in all and reading2024.ihbc.org.uk delegate options.

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IHBC Chair and President on low-cost 2024 Virtual School, 14/06: Promote critical skills to members, colleagues & networks, at #IHBCReading2024, from £30+VAT

IHBC Chair David McDonald and President Mike Brown have written to all IHBC members to encourage active engagement with the 2024 Virtual School – part of our #IHBCReading2024 School – and to promote its low-cost to colleagues etc. as an … Continue reading

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IHBC’s election-compliant #IHBCReading2024 School CPD Circular: Virtual & Day School Special Edition Update, includes MarketPlace:LEARN too

Our dedicated #IHBCReading2024 CPD Circular on Virtual and Day School has been issued, with content updates following the election and a reminder that new delegates can still join us online, on Friday 14 June, for the Virtual School, accessible from … Continue reading

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IHBC Chair marks death of John Sell CBE (1944-2024)

On behalf of the IHBC Chair David McDonald voiced the great sadness on the death of John Sell, a sentiment endorsed by Europa Nostra and many other individuals and organisations.

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STBA (and IHBC!) welcomes its new Board members: Includes 2 IHBC-accredited

The Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) has welcomed new Board members as they ‘bring their expertise to further STBA’s mission’, including 2 IHBC-accredited members and its new Chairperson – Jo Lugg.

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: Dezeen on ‘Why cities need ‘tall buildings’?

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’, and this week features Economics Professor Jason Barr in Dezeen asking ‘Why cities need … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Stonehenge tunnel delays as decision returns to court

Progress on work on the Stonehenge tunnel has been paused again, after another appeal has been made against the scheme by the Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site (SSWHS), reports The Salisbury Journal. image for illustration: image: Stonehenge by Sumit Surai … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the global doorstep’: Striking photos show nature reclaiming brutalist concrete

A new photography book, ‘Brutalist Plants,’ explores nature’s links to the architectural style characterised by imposing form and exposed concrete. image for illustration: Barbican gardens secretlondon123 from London, England, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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IHBC Chair and President on low-cost 2024 Virtual School, 14/06: Promote critical skills to members, colleagues & networks, at #IHBCReading2024, from £30+VAT

IHBC Chair David McDonald and President Mike Brown have written to all IHBC members to encourage active engagement with the 2024 Virtual School – part of our #IHBCReading2024 School – and to promote its low-cost to colleagues etc. as an … Continue reading

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IHBC’s #IHBCReading2024 Virtual School MarketPlace:LEARN & launch: 12 June, 17:00-18:30- HES, Robyn Pendyr, Morwenna Slade, THA, Civic Voice, sheep wool, shecanengineer.com & much more!

The IHBC’s learning-led MarketPlace:LEARN (12/06; 17:00-18:30pm) complements our 2024 Reading School’s member and sector support, with free online access to all & included in all #IHBCReading2024 options.

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IHBC’s election-compliant #IHBCReading2024 School CPD Circular: Virtual & Day School Special Edition Update, includes MarketPlace:LEARN too

Our dedicated #IHBCReading2024 CPD Circular on Virtual and Day School has been issued, with content updates following the election and a reminder that new delegates can still join us online, on Friday 14 June, for the Virtual School, accessible from … Continue reading

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IHBC signposts THA’s heritage advocacy in election time

With more elections on their way, The Heritage Alliance is making available a wide range of advocacy resources ‘to ensure the continued success of the heritage sector’ in England.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £239K works this week: Wales Council seeks team for heritage engineering transformation, to 24/06, to £180K

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members regular ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick this week is a call from a Welsh Council for a … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (council) doorstep’: Farmer ordered to pay £45,000 for demolishing dovecote without consent

A Shropshire farmer has been ordered to pay fines and costs of more than £45,000 for demolishing a Grade II listed dovecote on his land without consent, reports Shropshire Council.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the global doorstep’: Japanese town overrun with tourists puts up view-blocking barrier near Mount Fuji

The Japanese town of Fujikawaguchiko has erected a giant black net to block views of Mount Fuji, responding to the town’s huge popularity on social media platforms. image for illustration: Mount Fuji seen from Fujikawaguchiko, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia … Continue reading

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IHBC Reading 2024 pre-conference CPD webinar series comes to a close, as we thank School sponsors and those who contributed and look forward to the #IHBCReading2024 Annual School

Over the last few months, the IHBC has been collaborating with expert speakers to deliver a series of free, online, pre-conference webinars for #IHBCReading2024, and as this series closes, and thoughts begin to turn to the Reading School, we would … Continue reading

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IHBC’s June CPD Circular now out: Easy access to training, awards & more – from Branches on BNG (WM) to Recognised CPD Providers on moisture inspections, & much more

IHBC’s CPD Circular for June offers the usual accessible Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for conservation professionals, highlighting Branch events and, to come, an updated #IHBCReading2024 School CPD Circular issue with a Virtual School focus.

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Spread the word: IHBC’s 2024 Virtual School 14 June open as other #IHBCReading2024 options end •
Essential practice updates & insights for all Historic & Built Environment disciplines •
Easy online access • Expert content • Select recordings after • IHBC-Certified •
Low cost (to £35+VAT) •
MarketPlace:LEARN (12/06)

The IHBC’s 2024 School  offers essential yet accessible & expert guidance and learning and resources for all practitioners and players with an interest in historic places and fabric, #IHBCReading2024 reading2024.ihbc.org.uk, offering up to 8 hours & more of IHBC-certified interdisciplinary … Continue reading

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Essential practice updates & insights for all Historic & Built Environment disciplines •
Easy online access • Expert content • Select recordings after • IHBC-Certified •
Low cost (to £35+VAT) •
MarketPlace:LEARN (12/06)