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- Griff on film at #IHBCAberdeen2022 in #IHBC25: Share 1st clip with your networks and help ‘Heritage on the Edge’, 17/06 17/05/2022
- IHBC North Branch: ‘In person again, at last’ – Free networking, news, AGM, Tours & #IHBC25 too, on 26/05 17/05/2022
- Promote your business, service, charity etc. at IHBC’s virtual Heritage MarketPlace, opening #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 15/06, from c.£100+VAT 17/05/2022
- FEE-FREE CPD for virtual #IHBCAberdeen2022 if your written School question is a ‘Chair’s Choice’ 17/05/2022
- IHBC Research Signpost: Heritage Fund finds sector resilient despite economic challenges 17/05/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £445K works: Council call for enhancement team, closes 24/06, valued £240K 17/05/2022
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Isle of Wight Norris Castle HE objection ‘slammed’ 17/05/2022
- DEFRA funded study: Parks and green spaces in England & Wales value – £25.6Bn p.a 17/05/2022
- Demolition warrant granted for Finnieston foundry 17/05/2022
- Spitalfields Life on ‘How To Demolish A Listed Building – the case of 113 & 115 Redchurch St’ 17/05/2022
- IHBC offers cautious welcome to ‘Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill’ but stresses lack of capacity in delivering locally 14/05/2022
- Free Affiliate Application webinars for IHBC Supporters: Guidance, updates + Q&A, 24/06 & 26/06 14/05/2022
- New IHBC 2022 School CPD resources for ‘Environment & heritage management’ – oil, recycling & more – 17/06 14/05/2022
- Promote your business, service, charity etc. at IHBC’s virtual Heritage MarketPlace, opening #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 15/06, from c.£100+VAT 14/05/2022
- IHBC Signpost: BRE/BEIS project to modernise home energy rating scheme 14/05/2022
- IHBC Signpost: Expert advice pivotal in new-look Historical Railways Estate 14/05/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: Griff’s 1st film clip for blended #IHBCAberdeen2022 on 17/06 14/05/2022
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (construction) doorstep’: Planning reform scepticism on levelling-up bill 14/05/2022
- England: ‘How to challenge our decision to list or not list a building’ 14/05/2022
- Vintage train journeys at risk as coal supply fails 14/05/2022
- Good news for #IHBC25: New IHBC governance supported by new Trustee Information Pack 10/05/2022
- Good news for #IHBC25: Interdisciplinary IHBC accreditation recognised by Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) for Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) cards 10/05/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: Docomomo US – ‘11 most threatened modern buildings in America’ 10/05/2022
- IHBC ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: York to try again for UNESCO WHS 10/05/2022
- HES’ Green Recovery Statement: ‘Using Scotland’s Past to Support Our Future’ 10/05/2022
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
Parks and green spaces provide around £25.6 billion of ‘welfare value’ to the health and wellbeing of adults in England and Wales each year, according to a new tool that calculates the economic value of outdoor recreational spaces. image: for … Continue reading
A former brass foundry building in Finnieston that is the subject of a £10 million residential development plan is to be demolished. image: for illustration purposes only
Spitalfields Life offers its own take on what it sees as a good way to manage amenity body oversight of development. image: Historic England Listing https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/heritage-at-risk/search-register/list-entry/49924
Government guidance on how to challenge listing decisions in England has been issued.
Heritage railways, which make millions for UK economy, are axing services as mines close and Russian sources are ruled out. image: for illustration purposes only – P Badcock
The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) ‘Green Recovery Statement’ supports the green principles set out by the Scottish Government and highlights seven key areas where the historic environment can help deliver an economic recovery.
One of the main findings of the recent National Churches Trust consultation about the future of the UK’s church buildings is that an overwhelming majority think churches are still needed, despite the growth of digital worship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newport City Council’s cabinet has agreed to underwrite increased costs to the Transporter Bridge transformation. image: Newport City Council YouTube
Two of Scotland’s leading architects have raised concerns that a ‘flawed’ tender system could see the Glasgow School of Art’s rebuild decided on price rather than quality. image: for illustration purposes only
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) announces seven new grants to projects across the UK which were approved at the latest grants meeting, where funding offers totalled £69,252.
PLACE Alliance has launched ‘Appealing Design’, a report on the evidence of planning appeals and the need to reject poor and mediocre housing.
Applications are invited for Belcher Visiting Fellowships in Victorian Studies for periods of one, two, or three academic terms during 2022-23 or 2023-24, closing 9am, 6 June.
Backed by an all-star roster including Leonardo DiCaprio and circular economy pioneer William McDonough, a fledgling venture capital firm has announced the close of its first $45M fund for investment in circular and regenerative approaches to consumer industries.
Refreshed and updated guidance has been issued on requests to review listing decisions made by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Arup has raised concerns about London’s natural ability to deal with increasing amounts of rainwater as in a study looking at seven global cities, Arup ranked London as the least ‘sponge-like’ due to its lack of blue and green infrastructure. … Continue reading
The Building Safety Bill has received Royal Assent (28th April) having completed all the stages in both Houses and is now an Act of Parliament. image: Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
Cadw seeks applications for up to three Non-Executive Members with relevant experience and expertise for its Board, with skills in community, conservation and commerce, and closing 13 May.
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has announced that the full set of insight infographics from Rebuilding Heritage are now available to view on the project website, drawing on our findings from the live programme and our external evaluation.
A study to determine if abandoned mines could be used to heat new homes will be undertaken in Cornwall. image: for illustration purposes only
An inspection programme designed to assess the condition and the impact of climate change on some of Scotland’s most significant heritage sites is getting under way with Historic Environment Scotland (HES). image: Craigmillar Castle = HES
Historic England (HE) has issued a report ‘Identifying Opportunities for Integrated Adaptive Management of Heritage Change and Transformation in England…’.
More than 50 London parks and green spaces under threat from privatisation and neglect: even premier league clubs Spurs and West Ham ‘in on the act’, reports The Countryside Charity (CPRE).
Debenhams site in Harrogate faces demolition objection from council as Developers Stirling Prescient are looking to transform the building into 50 apartments and two commercial units. image: By Mtaylor848 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/ w/index.php?curid=25129286
National Historic Ships UK (NHS-UK) is currently researching and writing a report on the protection of harbours and ports of historical significance, and seeks input to a survey closing 6 May. image: for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton
The BBC has featured a joint project in Norther Ireland (NI) – The Village Catalyst – that helps regenerate village buildings that ‘once played a central role in everyday life but now lie vacant’. image: St. John’s Church of Ireland, … Continue reading