Daily Archives: 11/09/2020

New UK Conservation, People and Places APPG launched with IHBC secretariat: Layla Moran MP Chair; officer experience already spans foreign affairs, Homes and Communities Agency, law and planning

A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation People and Places’ was inaugurated on 10 September with the IHBC as its secretariat, chaired by Layla Moran MP, foreign affairs spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats, and with vice-chairs that span both … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £456K+ costed posts: Council seeks services to repair cemeteries, closing 27/09 and valued at £100K+

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

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: More needed to protect landmark historic buildings in Jersey, says BAR Register

As the Société Jersiaise and National Trust for Jersey joined forces to publish the first Buildings-At-Risk (BAR) Register of its kind in the Island, over the summer The Jersey Evening Post explored how former government assistant director for design and … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: ‘We must support our historic churches’ says Minister Nigel Huddleston in Commons debate… from The Yorkshire Post

The Yorkshire Post has re-posted a summertime speech by Nigel Huddleston, a Culture Minister, from when he spoke in a Commons debate on historic churches saying how, as ‘Minister for Sport, Heritage and Tourism, I am always heartened to see … Continue reading

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England’s HOD opens: Explore the places and spaces on your doorstep – and further afield

Thousands of volunteers across the country invite the public to experience local history, architecture and culture, all for free, through Heritage Open Days (HODs), from 11-20 September, and for the first time in its history it will feature online events … Continue reading

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Wales: Cultural Recovery Fund launches14/09

On 1 September, the Welsh Government announced the Cultural Recovery Fund — an £18.5 million fund to support the Welsh cultural sector’s recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, to launch on 14 September and close on 30 September … Continue reading

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Joe O’Donnell appointed new Director of the Victorian Society 

The Victorian Society has announced that Joe O’Donnell will be its new Director, in succession to Christopher Costelloe.

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BEFS/HES ‘CHERF’: Call for Ideas, by 21/09

The BEFS-HES partnership ‘CHERF’ initiative  – the COVID [19] Historic Environment Resilience Forum – is looking for ideas on structural / strategic solutions that could fundamentally change the heritage landscape for the better. image: BEFS website

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Heritage Funding Directory Revitalised!

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) the Heritage Alliance (THA) have announced the launch of a revitalised Heritage Funding Directory.

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Construction bodies urge local authorities to commit to CLOCS

Construction industry leaders of the UK’s biggest professional and trade bodies have written to the chief executives of all local authorities across Britain as well as the 25 metro mayors, urging them to sign up to the Construction Logistics and … Continue reading

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Wiki Loves Monuments UK is part of the world’s largest photo contest: Open to all, September only

During September 2020 we welcome submissions of high-quality images of UK listed buildings and scheduled monuments.

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