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- IHBC supports CIOB’s ‘Future Skills for Traditional Buildings’: 05 November, online 23/10/2020
- IHBC welcomes new AHF-HE Covid-19 recovery grants initiative: £1M for post-COVID business planning for ‘small heritage’, closing 9/11 23/10/2020
- IHBC joins 27 leading planning-linked bodies to explore National Planning Forum’s 2020 Vision 23/10/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £202M+ costed works: Service provision for NI programme, closing 25/11, valued £121K 23/10/2020
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (industry’s) doorstep’: Traditional skills to the fore as Nairn Courthouse restoration works complete 23/10/2020
- IHBC’s ‘Out of Context’ CPD boost from London, via Ireland: Case study insights to Heritage Partnership Agreements (HPAs) 23/10/2020
- Scotland’s NLHF-funded Business Support Programme applications now open: Closes noon 03/12 23/10/2020
- ‘Greatest threat in a generation’ faces UK’s heritage buildings: Vic Soc Director Joe O’Donnell 23/10/2020
- Historic England Chair warns against removing statues: ‘Recontexualise’ instead 23/10/2020
- Museums Association response to Oliver Dowden’s letter on contested heritage 23/10/2020
- CLC issues new guidance ahead of Brexit 23/10/2020
- Denmark’s ‘Utopian Garden City’ built entirely in circles: See astounding aerial views of Brøndby Haveby 23/10/2020
- Lathams, IHBC’s latest HESPR registered practice: Nearly 50 HESPR service providers working to IHBC standards 20/10/2020
- IHBC’s Virtual MATEs span local to global applicants, as membership accreditation takes to the airwaves 20/10/2020
- IHBC asks for: ‘YOUR PROSECUTIONS DATA PLEASE’… to help us help conservation! 20/10/2020
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: ‘Trade bodies threaten to boot members out if they can’t prove competence’ 20/10/2020
- IHBC’s features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Salford’s green spaces protected in the courts – again 20/10/2020
- Mapping tool for unused construction materials launched 20/10/2020
- … Fiscal and Funding Priorities 2020 report launch by THA 20/10/2020
- Climate Assembly UK publishes report on path to net zero emissions 20/10/2020
- Brick Sector Stakeholder Sustainability KPI Questionnaire 20/10/2020
- Sir David Adjaye OBE to receive 2021 Royal Gold Medal 20/10/2020
- Adrian Olivier appointed as the Chair of the Historic Environment Forum 20/10/2020
- IHBC welcomes £103m recovery fund distribution to 445 heritage bodies, via £1.57B Culture Recovery Fund 16/10/2020
- Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Stay ahead with our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with conservation roles from listing and HAZs to surveying, architecture and more 16/10/2020
Daily Archives: 09/10/2020
IHBC Chair urges ‘DEMOLITION REBELLION!’ in England’s NPF 2020 Vision: Join the launch – 16 Oct @ 11am, with Peace, Quartermain and more!
IHBC Chair David McDonald, writing for England’s National Planning Forum (NPF) 2020 Vision – which called for members’ thoughts on ‘Planning in a post-COVID world’ – urges a structured rebellion against demolition, while NewsBlog readers are invited to the Vision’s … Continue reading
IHBC with AABC and EASA and more endorse RIBA’s 2 new professional services contracts for conservation
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched two brand new professional services contracts for the provision of conservation architectural services, with both also endorsed by the IHBC, the Register of Architects Accredited in Building Conservation (AABC) and the … Continue reading
IHBC’s October CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector listing with IHBC CPD overview included for free (too!)
The IHBC’s October CPD Circular has been issued, highlighting Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities across the sector, and this month features an overview of the IHBC’s own CPD support.
IHBC’s HESPR pick this week from £2.9M+ costed works: Council seeks consultancy for works to HAZ, closing 19/10 and valued at £184K
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 features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Old articles and a labour of love restoration – Lutyens and Jekyll via The Farnham Herald
The Farnham Herald has reported on a series of articles on the history of Crooksbury House on the slopes of Crooksbury Hill above Tilford – described as the ‘first country house commission by Edwin Lutyens with a surrounding garden by … Continue reading
After considering more than 14,500 pieces of feedback from staff and volunteers during the 45-day consultation, the National Trust (NT) is making 514 compulsory redundancies as a result of the impact of the coronavirus crisis and has accepted 782 voluntary … Continue reading
Historic England offers temporary ‘career bridging opportunities’ to respond to sector pressures: Various closing dates imminent!
Historic England (HE) has opened a programme of career bridging opportunities in the form of temporary posts that might be of interest to members, with various closing dates, some very soon.
The Welsh Assembly Senedd is to consider, for a 60-day period, the National Development Framework (NDF), setting the direction for development in Wales to 2040.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has launched a new £2.6 million fund to support the recovery of Scotland’s historic environment sector from the impacts of COVID-19, with applications opening on Monday 12 October. image: for illustration purposes only – Fiona Newton
New government measures to deliver value to society through public procurement: Start 1 January 2021
Businesses seeking to win government work must set out how they will also deliver social value priorities, following new measures that come into effect on 1 January 2021. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The final evaluation from the Taylor Review Pilot, examining the sustainability of historic places of worship (POW) in England, has been issued. image for illustration purposes only
England’s Green Homes Grants service: Apply for up to £10,000 to make your home more energy efficient
Applicants can use the Green Homes Grant service to apply for a grant of up to £10,000 towards the cost of making your home more energy efficient.
From rock art in southern Africa to pyramids along the River Nile, humans have been leaving their mark across the continent for millennia, but the BBC highlights reports on how extreme weather events, the rise in sea levels and other … Continue reading