Daily Archives: 18/09/2020

IHBC’s new Context out now! Nourish your CPD with food, drink and conservation – all in new compostable envelopes too!

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, ranging widely across its nutrition-industry themes and the IHBC’s conservation own CPD skills framework of the Areas of Competence in the Conservation Cycle, all now delivered in sturdy … Continue reading

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Construction Manager features launch of UK APPG: ‘Conservation, Places and People’, with IHBC as secretariat – #PlacesPeopleAPPG

Construction Manager Magazine is one of the development sector lead publications to feature the launch of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on ‘Conservation, Places and People’, with the IHBC supporting its Secretariat. The group will examine how heritage can … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £487K+ costed posts: Council seeks archaeological scheme, closing 13/10, valued £230K

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’: Housing developer fined for breaking a tree preservation order in Tring

Housing Development Company W E Black Limited was fined at St Albans Magistrates’ Court for breaking a tree preservation order, Hemel Today has reported.

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CLC calls for expansion to national retrofitting programme

Construction Leadership Council (CLC) co-chair Andy Mitchell has written to the Chancellor to call on the government to fund a long-term retrofitting programme for UK homes to make them greener.

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Government’s Kickstart Scheme launched

The government has launched the Kickstart Scheme, which provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment – and and opened it for applications … Continue reading

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Scottish construction recovery plan unveiled

A draft recovery plan for the construction sector in Scotland has been launched by the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF). image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0

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£9.5m to Reduce Carbon Footprint in Wales

A new programme worth up to £9.5 million will help reduce the carbon footprint of existing social housing in Wales.

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Victorian Society starts legal challenge against Liverpool City Council’s zip wire decision

An application was filed on Friday to request leave for a judicial review into Liverpool City Council’s decision to allow a zip wire in the heart of Liverpool’s World Heritage Site. image: Victorian Society website

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RIBA’s new Education and Professional Development framework – ‘The Way Ahead’ – emphasises safety, climate & ethics

The Way Ahead outlines RIBA’s new Education and Professional Development Framework, signifying a new direction for architectural education and continuing professional development with a greater emphasis on health and life safety, the climate emergency and professional ethics. image: RIBA website

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SGSAH new research opportunities align practice and research: Collaborative Doctoral Awards – Partner Organisations, deadline 5/10

The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) has introduced a new range of research opportunities to align research more closely with practice, as the Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme offers options for ideas generated by industry partners to be … Continue reading

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Denmark’s 300-year-old homes of the future

On Læsø, houses are thatched with thick, heavy bundles of silvery seaweed that have the potential to be a contemporary building material around the world.

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