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- 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 11/05/2021
- New data sought for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Help the IHBC help you (and in court too)! 11/05/2021
- 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’! 11/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: On ‘turning office and retail units into residential…’ from DBW 11/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Hereford historic rectory to be demolished in favour of homes 11/05/2021
- High Court dismisses legal challenge to continue LA remote meetings after 6 May 11/05/2021
- Jenners building owner launches probe after signs removed 11/05/2021
- New guide with NT shows the pathways to a stronger connection with nature 11/05/2021
- Two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning in England 11/05/2021
- Ulster Canal to be restored and reopened in border region 11/05/2021
- 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! 07/05/2021
- 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! 07/05/2021
- SAHBG-IHBC Research Award launched: Celebrating the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closing 01/07 07/05/2021
- 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’! 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £79K+ costed works this week: Welsh partnership seeks digital reconstruction of site, closes 28/05, valued £9K 07/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Carham Hall – historic mansion near Borders – to be torn down 07/05/2021
- The Arts and Culture Impact Fund calls for more applicants to ‘the world’s largest creative arts impact investment fund’ 07/05/2021
- Design Council announces new ‘multi-disciplinary, diverse community of practice’ 07/05/2021
- UKRI ‘Hidden histories of environmental science’: partnership seed fund – closing 12 May 07/05/2021
- Public Practice placements for built environment practitioners: EoI before 24 May 07/05/2021
- 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! 04/05/2021
- #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 04/05/2021
- 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 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Remains of ‘high-status’ Roman villa and bath-house beneath building site in Scarborough 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Campaigners bid to halt plans to demolish cinema that inspired The Beatles 04/05/2021
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
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 … Continue reading
The owner of Edinburgh’s Jenners building has begun an investigation after signs bearing its name were removed from the landmark shop. image: for illustration purposes only – CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=643575
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.
England’s Government introduces two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
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.
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.
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’.
Apply for funding to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to help form a new interdisciplinary partnership, closing 12 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.
A fit-out contractor has given its employees a year-long subscription to the ‘mindfulness app’ Headspace to help support their mental wellbeing. image: for illustration purposes only
Aberdeen City Council’s appeal against a decision to award protected status to eight blocks of 1960s high-rise flats has now reached the Scottish Government. image: HES website
The State of the UK’s Woods and Trees 2021 report is the first to present important facts and trends focusing predominantly on native woods and trees, and trees in towns and cities.
A new statue of garden city movement founder Ebenezer Howard has finally been unveiled in one of the towns he planned,Welwyn Garden City, to mark its centenary. image: Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation website
A Grade I-listed church, Whitfield Tabernacle in Kingswood, South Gloucestershire has been awarded a £137,859 grant from historic England towards its restoration which will be used to stabilise the building which was destroyed by fire. image: Historic England
Councillors have rejected plans to build a housing complex for young people in Livingston due to a number of ‘significant errors’ in the planning application – which highlighted doubts as to ‘the robustness of neighbour consultation/ notification’. image: for illustration … Continue reading
A new report published by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre shows that on current UK Government spending plans, funding for Welsh local authorities will fall short of the amount required to meet spending pressures over the next Senedd term. image … Continue reading
The panel that scrutinises design issues surrounding HS2 is looking for new members. image: for illustration purposes only HS2
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) is delighted to announce that Tamsie Thomson has been appointed as its new Chief Executive as ‘part of a programme of change’. image: RIAS website
Applications are open to both existing and new Creative People and Places consortia in eligible places.
Planning for Coronavirus in Wales: New temporary permitted development rights to support economic recovery
Welsh Government are temporarily relaxing planning control for specified development through amendments to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995.
Entries are open now for this year’s Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence – which ‘promote planning research from RTPI-accredited planning schools and RTPI members’ – and close on 17 May.
Place names in Swansea with links to the slave trade or exploitation are to be accompanied by panels or digital bar codes to give a fuller historical context, while lesser-known figures from Swansea’s past will be recognised in the future … Continue reading
Sir Laurie Magnus has been reappointed by the Secretary of State as Chair of Historic England for a two year period, from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2023. image: HE website
Historic England’s (HE) Draft Industrial Heritage Strategy is open for consultation until Monday 7 June 2021.
Nominations for the 2021 Plowden Medal Conservation Award are open until Wednesday 30 June 2021. image: The Royal Warrant Holders Association website