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- 2021 School delegate survey issued: Top marks for relevance (98.2%), CPD support (83.64%), & Friday (c.94%) 19/10/2021
- IHBC Communications and Outreach Strategy 2021-24 now online 19/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on RIBA ‘Decarbonising’ report 19/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Inside the abandoned American cottage that overlooks a North Wales village 19/10/2021
- Welsh Government’s plan to tackle town centre regeneration 19/10/2021
- AHF: We are seeking two new trustees! 19/10/2021
- THA announces Pam Alexander OBE as new Chair 19/10/2021
- HSE: Who is responsible for the death of builders? 19/10/2021
- National Infrastructure Planning Reform Programme: stakeholder survey announced, closing 17/12 19/10/2021
- 30 years in the making: HE opens aerial photography project to the public 19/10/2021
- Support conservation as a climate solution: Volunteers and hosts for IHBC@COP26’s Zoom ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ still welcome, with guidance now out 15/10/2021
- IHBC responds to Conservation Principles for North Ireland 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links and guidance on joining, accreditation and career progress are only a click away! 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £43K+ works this week: Charity seeks architect for GII refurb, valued £43K, closing 22/10 15/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gateway to historic town centre re-opened following improvement works, as what ‘WAS’ becomes ‘HAZ’ 15/10/2021
- ARB on ‘Modernising architectural education and training’ 15/10/2021
- Department for Levelling Up etc. (DLUHC) on ‘Our Governance’ and Board 15/10/2021
- RICS sets new standards of conduct 15/10/2021
- Scotland’s new Local Place Plans regulations laid in Parliament 15/10/2021
- Elizabeth Tower conservation set to complete in 2022 15/10/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career? Stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’, with posts ranging from conservation architects (x2) and Officers (x7+) and seeking Net Zero (HE), Listing (HE) and sustainability skills 12/10/2021
- New Context out, on ‘Conservation leadership by the people’: From Amenity Societies and Wentworth Woodhouse to Kurt Schwitters, Scotland’s Towns, Chester and more 12/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC CPD signpost: Gender-Responsive Public Procurement – Can public procurement help solve gender inequality? 12/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on the ‘Conference of Trees at COP26’ 12/10/2021
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
Learners will be able to upskill or retrain at a pace that fits their lives through short university and college courses supported by bespoke loans. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Specialist heritage insurer Ecclesiastical is warning historical properties to take precautions following a spate of smash and grab raids across the country.
London architect Amin Taha has won his battle against planners to save his award-winning project, 15 Clerkenwell Close, which had faced a demolition order from the London borough of Islington.
Mick Antoniw, the Welsh Government’s Counsel General, has launched a new programme to improve the accessibility of Welsh law, where ‘planning law will be simplified and modernised through a consolidation Bill’.
A message from Eddie Weir President of CIAT has highlighted the need for clarity on the ‘views and opinions’ sought in the recent call for evidence for the review of the regulation of architects.
The Scottish Government has appointed Dr Fiona Simpson as its new chief planner.
The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has launched a survey inviting architects to help shape the regulator’s approach to continuing professional development (CPD), closing 29 November.
The Consultation Institute (TCI) offers its take on what the re-shuffle might mean for consultation. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
The Welsh government has confirmed that £5m of loan funding will be made available to support the regeneration of town centres.
Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki – reports on the government announcement that the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) would be renamed the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with … Continue reading
Inclusion Week 2021 will take place from 27 September – 3 October, and is designed to celebrate everyday inclusion in all its forms, with organisations from across the globe celebrating, sharing and inspiring inclusion practices.
Headline scheme rules for the Live Events Reinsurance Scheme have been published by Department for Digital, Culture Medial and Sport (DCMS).
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 54 winners of the 2021 RIBA National Awards for architecture, to recognise the UK’s best new buildings and provide an insight into the UK’s design and economic trends.
Throughout history, paper records have been lost to fire, flood or deterioration, but a project is under way to digitally map the graves in 19,000 Church of England graveyards so the records will be protected.
A 1950s tower which had its last-minute Grade II listing revoked so it could be flattened merited the status, Historic England has reiterated.
Britain’s top engineers are urging the government to stop buildings being demolished, as the co-Author of a new report steered by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Prof. Rebecca Lunn concluded that: ‘Our biggest failure is that we build buildings, then … Continue reading
Historic England’s CE talks collaboration, sustainability and how HE aiding the Build Back Better agenda
Historic England’s Chief Executive (CE) Duncan Wilson in an interview with the UK Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREIIF) has spoken about the crucial role of historic buildings in the Build Back Better and Net Zero Agendas. image: for … Continue reading
The Museum Freelance is delighted to announced that they have secured funding to provide 28 grants of £500 for freelancers who work with museums, heritage sites, galleries, archives and libraries in the UK to use for their Continuous Professional Development … Continue reading
IHBC Update from the BCC: Fully funded trade and craft courses – New flier on up to 20 places now out
The Building Crafts College in Stratford has secured funding for up to 20 places across 2 Diploma courses – in Bench Joinery and Stonemasonry – with a new flier now out detailing these exceptional opportunities.
The AHRC has opened a new grant programme for UK researchers, who can apply to lead a one-year knowledge exchange project that will bring arts and humanities research to local and regional decision makers with an £800,000 and a maximum … Continue reading
The National Trust is seeking to recruit a new Chair of its Board of Trustees, with the ideal candidate someone who will bring different experiences and new ideas together with the skills and talent to Chair the Board and Council.
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has published its ‘commitments to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI)’… ‘To enable historic buildings to evolve and be places that still matter to us’.
A major investment is to be made to save Leith’s historic Victoria Swing Bridge in Edinburgh.
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) has issues guidance for designers, surveyors, project managers and installers about retrofit internal wall insulation.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) have announced the publication of the 2020-21 Annual Report and Accounts for the National Heritage Memorial Fund.