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- DBW highlights IHBC-ALGAO:UK partnership to12.5+K registered users across construction & development: Promoting LAs in conservation and the HE 07/07/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Contractor’s COVID-19 tests positive for 53% 07/07/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Weston’s Birnbeck Pier could have new owner as Council consider CPO 07/07/2020
- BEFS highlights lack of R&M in ‘Economy for Scotland: Report’ despite advocacy 07/07/2020
- RIAS Elects Youngest Ever Candidate as President 07/07/2020
- Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) and partners awarded £0.5M by NLHF for ‘building the resilience of the heritage sector’ 07/07/2020
- Historic Houses on 70th Anniversary of the Gowers Report 07/07/2020
- Scotland’s free resource to help UK construction sector attract more women into industry 07/07/2020
- Nominations for 7 Most Endangered 2021 programme closes 7 September: ‘Let’s save Europe’s endangered heritage sites together’, says Europa Nostra 07/07/2020
- Scotland invests £78m to help construction sector return to work 07/07/2020
- MPs are asked for views on £4bn Parliament restoration plan 07/07/2020
- AA director loses two votes of no confidence 07/07/2020
- IHBC Chair reports on your institute ‘Promoting CPD During Lockdown’ via HE 03/07/2020
- IHBC highlights demand for HE’s new & concise guidance on ‘Enabling Development…’ (‘GPA 4’) 03/07/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £23.8M+ costed works: English DC seeks Landscape Architects for urban works, closing 27 July, valued £25-50K 03/07/2020
- IHBC CPD Boost: Local Government Lawyer on amending street names and removing statues 03/07/2020
- PM announces England’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ strategy to beat the pandemic 03/07/2020
- Build, Build, Build Needs Repair, Repair, Repair, says FMB 03/07/2020
- Jenrick on England’s building and coronavirus recovery 03/07/2020
- England’s councils’ planning powers under threat 03/07/2020
- Don’t let planning deregulation lead to poor quality housing, says CPRE 03/07/2020
- HE on new PDRs: The essential detail, from their Planning Bulletin 03/07/2020
- COVID-19 survey shows ‘significant’ impact on Scotland’s heritage sector 03/07/2020
- International Women in Engineering Day 2020 03/07/2020
- Tony Pidgley CBE, 1947-2020: ‘a man always ahead of the game’! 03/07/2020
Category Archives: Sector NewsBlog
Historic Environment Scotland has issued a response to Black Lives Matter oin the form of a message from its Chief Executive (CE), Alex Paterson.
Historic England (HE) has updated its recent statement on contested heritage.
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has launched ‘Positive Space’, a community charter setting a new standard for public engagement
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has launched ‘Positive Space’, a community charter setting a new standard for public engagement in the way that places are created and managed, to help shrink the space between communities and developers.
An entire Swedish village is for sale: Sätra Brunn, in Vastmanland County, about 90 minutes north of Stockholm, one of Sweden’s oldest health resorts founded in 1700.
London Historic Buildings Trust (LHBT) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a three year Regional Capacity Building grant by Historic England.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has published its designation priorities and plans: ‘Designations 2020 Onwards’.
England’s Design Council has called on Government to establish a design quality unit for England in the pamphlet ‘Delivering Urban Quality, Time to get Serious’.
Guidance has been published for local leaders of the 100 selected towns to prepare for a Town Deal and develop proposals. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Several councils have promised to review statues, street names and plaques following this week’s Black Lives Matter protests. image: LocalGov website
‘A duty to prepare’: Vital infrastructure must be ready for the future, finds National Infrastructure Commission
The past is not always the best guide to the future and proactive steps are needed to ensure the UK’s infrastructure can remain resilient, according to a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission.
The latest new feature for users of InYourArea has been launched, helping to highlight neighbourhood issues in need of attention.
The Victorian Society has opened nominations for this years ‘Top 10 Endangered Buildings campaign’. image: Victorian Society website
Plans to build a 26-storey and a 24-storey block on a former London fire brigade headquarters have been blocked by Robert Jenrick, Housing Communities and Local Government Secretary. image: South London News website
ICOMOS and Europa Nostra have announced a new collaboration to develop a ‘European Heritage Green Paper’ on the issue of cultural heritage and climate change, focussing on the role of cultural heritage in achieving the ambitions of the European Green … Continue reading
Charities the length and breadth of Britain have received donations of £1,000 each as part of the Movement for Good awards, set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is looking for new council members, with a closing date of 1 July.
The company behind the major Eden Project tourist attraction in Cornwall is to begin work on a feasibility study for a proposed new project in Dundee. image: Airwolfhound / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)
The Londonist asked readers to vote on the city’s ultimate civil engineering projects, and this year’s winner is… Eastcote Town Centre Improvement!
Cleve Hill, the £450m project producing 350MW, expected to receive go-ahead this week
The Victorian Society need your feedback, so if you follow the Society on social media, they would like to know what you think!
IHBC NI Branch launches joint draft ‘CARE FOR YOUR CHURCH and Church property’ with Church of Ireland, endorsed by AACO
The IHBC’s Northern Ireland Branch, supported by the Church of Ireland, has launched an accessible, user-friendly joint ‘CARE FOR YOUR CHURCH and Church property’ publication with the Church of Ireland, and endorsed as practice guidance by the AACO – the … Continue reading
Business Secretary Alok Sharma is creating 5 new business-focused groups to promote Britain’s growth potential and create jobs, focussed on: Future of industry; Green recovery; New businesses; Increasing opportunity and being ‘Open for business’. image: Open Government Licence V3.0
Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS) and Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have updated plans on COVID Historic Environment Resilience Forum (CHERF).
National Churches Trust to lead ‘Treasure Ireland’: Supporting historic places of worship in Northern Ireland
The National Churches Trust will lead the new ‘Treasure Ireland’ project, which will run over three years and includes a new grants fund offering between £500 – £10,000 for repairs and maintenance to help keep churches in good condition and … Continue reading
Members of the Lords asked the government what steps it was taking to support museums, galleries, and historic buildings open to the public that are affected by the restrictions in place to address the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday 21 May. … Continue reading