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- IHBC 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 2: IHBC AGM online on 3 December, with new governance vote planned for ‘Articles’, while ‘Council+ postponed to 2021 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 3: AGM online on 3 December, with ‘Corporate Plan 2020-25’ (‘CP25’) vote planned, while ‘Council+ postponed to 2021 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Design & build ‘could leave architects liable for others’ work’ under new law 29/09/2020
- IHBC CPD boost: Urban planning needs to look back first, as shown by three cities in Ghana 29/09/2020
- Historic Royal Palaces opens consultation on shedding 145 jobs 29/09/2020
- WorldGBC: Sustainable building strategy to boost health and wellbeing 29/09/2020
- Royal Charter International Research Award for Young Constructors 2021, closing date 31/10 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’: Government’s ‘Protecting Scotland, Renewing Scotland’, from BEFS 29/09/2020
- IHBC’s 2020 AGM (#IHBCAGM2020) update 1: 3 December, online, with ‘CP25’ and new governance ‘Articles’, but Council+ postponed to 2021 25/09/2020
- Don’t forget: IHBC’s HESPR-linked service promotion is now even more accessible to clients when using our map-based search 25/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £2.1M+ costed works: Council seeks PM services, closing 1/10 and valued at £104K 25/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Heritage Trail proposals to highlight landmarks in St Albans 25/09/2020
- New appointments for design and heritage in England’s planning: Nicholas Boys Smith and Charles O’Brien 25/09/2020
- Government’s £40M Green Recovery Challenge Fund: Up to £40M & 100% project costs! 25/09/2020
- TCPA Report: ‘No place for place-making’, and how planning is bypassed via PDR 25/09/2020
- Ireland’s Architectural heritage protection laws could be reviewed, looking to the UK’s staged approach 25/09/2020
- Rebuilding Heritage support programme: ‘From Survival to Sustainability’ 25/09/2020
- Scotland’s PAS seeks EOIs for funding from the ‘smarter choices smarter places’ fund: Closing 28/09 25/09/2020
- Robert Jenrick’s speech on planning for the future: 21/09 25/09/2020
- Green Homes Grant skills training competition, closing 14/10 25/09/2020
- BBC Visual and Data Journalism team visualise what coronavirus will do to our offices and homes 25/09/2020
- IHBC submits evidence to Commons Select Committee Inquiry on ‘Supporting our High Streets after Covid-19’ 22/09/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: Construction Declares and the energy minister meeting, from Building 22/09/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Union Chain Bridge gets £250K injection for refurbishment 22/09/2020
- The future of architect regulation: ARB’s call for evidence, closing 23 October 22/09/2020
Monthly Archives: June 2020
#IHBCVirtualSchool2020’s ‘reflections’ speaker insight: Cliff Hague on ‘City Spread and New Neighbourhoods’
A major study of health, education and sustainability in rapidly growing cities poses some difficult questions for public policy makers, writes Cliff Hague, a lead presenter at the IHBC’s 2020 Virtual School.
Don’t forget – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2020 closing date extended to 31 August: Win £500 and a free place on IHBC’s 2021 Brighton School – Simply submit your coursework online!
Due to demand from conservation courses, the closing date for the IHBC’s celebrated annual Gus Astley Student Award is extended to 31 August 2020, so if you have relevant coursework from history and theory to practice or enhancement, from ANY UK taught … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: ‘Covid-19 accelerates future of technology in construction’, from PBC
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, including notices gleaned from across the development sector’s … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Stafford CA’s satellite dishes lacking PP won’t face enforcement action
Residents who put up satellite dishes without planning permission (PP) in Stafford’s conservation areas (CAs) will not face enforcement action from the borough council, members have decided, reports the Express and Star.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is proposing to cut the 2021/22 Levy by 50% as well as giving businesses up to 12 months to pay the 2020/21 Levy.
A new collection of digital maps is to display the funding being given to support communities across Scotland affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). image: Scottish Government website
The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) are leading the UK government response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Plans are in place for a modified National Heritage Week for Ireland, which take into account ongoing restrictions on events and gatherings due to COVID-19, and which will run from Saturday, 15th – Sunday, 23rd August.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has announced that the deadline to apply for emergency grants has been extended to the end of July.
The UK National Commission for UNESCO has published new research showing that UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.
THA Call for questions – July Heritage Chat: ‘Adapting teaching and learning to an online environment’, 16 July
The Heritage Alliance’s (THA) next Heritage Chat will take place on Thursday 16 July (13:00-14:00) and will explore ‘Adapting teaching and learning to an online environment’.
A Welsh Councillor in Powys County Council (PCC) has raised concern over delegated planning powers, indicating that county councillors may have been unaware of the consequences of what they were voting for.
Reading Design has relayed some tips on how not to be a Starchitect.
IHBC and ALGAO:UK sign Memorandum of Understanding: An MoU to ‘support Local Authority Historic Environment and Conservation Services’
Chairs of The Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC) and The Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers (ALGAO):UK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 24 June 2020, so the organisations can more effectively work together to promote and support … Continue reading
The IHBC is supporting a survey initiated by the Climate Heritage Network (CHN) – of which the IHBC is a part – that seeks to compile a list of climate-related Mitigation or Adaptation Plans that also have a heritage element, … Continue reading
IHBC seeks Rural Panel lead volunteer: ‘Help us make a difference’ in rural policy and advocacy across the UK, while helping build both your learning and our rural communities
Much of the IHBC’s work is built on the contributions of active and informed volunteers who help care for heritage in local communities, and now the IHBC is seeking a volunteer interested in rural heritage policy and advocacy to lead … Continue reading
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services working to the IHBC’s standards – emails its members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s top pick this … Continue reading
IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (industry) doorstep’: Grimsby’s historic Ice Factory thrown new survival lifeline
The roof of the Grimsby Ice Factory is to be assessed with a view to carrying out much-needed repairs to the historic grade II* listed building, industry platform The Cooling Post reports.
National Trust for Scotland (NTS) properties have been closed since March due to the coronavirus emergency, and now the Trust is sharing plans for reopening over the coming weeks and months, in line with Scottish Government guidance.
Heritage Open Days (HoDs) has updated on its arrangements in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and ‘that the festival will go ahead for 11-20 September’.
IHBC’s COVID-19 signpost 113: Treasury Committee on Economic impact of coronavirus – Gaps in Support – ‘Government must act’!
The Treasury Committee has published a unanimously-agreed interim report as part of its inquiry into the Economic Impact of Coronavirus called Gaps in Support.
Exeter City Council has secured a landmark ruling over the rateable valuation of the city’s Grade II listed Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM).
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.