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- IHBC Launches new ‘Guidance Note’ on ToolBox: Alterations to Listed Buildings’ 15/01/2021
- Parliamentary Inquiry Open: ‘21st Century Places: Values and benefits’ APPG call for evidence closes 29 January 15/01/2021
- IHBC research signpost: Resources on the Buildings of Ireland 15/01/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £290+K costed works: Island authority seeks Design Guide, closing 02/02, valued at £40K. 15/01/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gang members jailed after £2M lead thefts from churches in Lincolnshire and beyond 15/01/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plymouth and more set to receive millions from Future High Streets etc. funds 15/01/2021
- Parliament’s ‘Northern Estate’ refurbishment plans halted 15/01/2021
- Hollywood stars join fight to save Oscar Wilde’s prison from developers 15/01/2021
- UKGBC launches project to develop a ‘Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap’ for COP26 15/01/2021
- Winners of the 2020 Street Design Awards announced 15/01/2021
- SLC: Scotland’s new protocol on local authority management of Common Good Land 15/01/2021
- Membership of England’s Urban Centre Recovery Task Force 15/01/2021
- Historic Old Course clubhouse to host female lockers for first time after revamp approved 15/01/2021
- IHBC hosts HESPR forum: ‘Exploring new support initiatives with HESPR members’ 12/01/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR second pick from £198+K costed works: National heritage partnership seeks ‘walks’, closing 01/02, valued £69K+ 12/01/2021
- IHBC research signpost: ARCHIDICT an illustrative multilingual dictionary 12/01/2021
- Cardiff Museum of Military Medicine plans go-head despite petition 12/01/2021
- DSWA congratulates new master craftsman 12/01/2021
- Procurement rule changes to help SMEs 12/01/2021
- Industry leaders back £525bn home improvement plan 12/01/2021
- Thousands of trees planted as Network Rail’s £1 million pledge takes root across the country 12/01/2021
- URBACT on small cities surviving Covid-19: ‘Without frequent sharing we would have felt more alone’ 12/01/2021
- £165M+ in repayable finance announced to support Culture Recovery Fund 12/01/2021
- New STBA Website 12/01/2021
- Caithness Iron Age stone tower conserved 12/01/2021
Daily Archives: 01/12/2020
IHBC Chair David McDonald has featured the IHBC’s response to England’s Planning White Paper (WP) proposal regarding what is described as the threat of ‘applicants paying consultants to conduct a regulatory service.’
Don’t forget: Vote by proxy even if joining in the IHBC’s 2020 AGM: ‘Help the IHBC move past the pandemic’ with our historic modernisation!
ALL IHBC members with a say at the online AGM on 3 December are called on to vote in advance ‘by proxy’, even if attending – votes during the AGM take precedence, so these can be changed on the day … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: ‘Legal challenge to PD expansion fails’
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, with notices from across the development sector’s publications, and this week features Building … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: The drama as Wrexham police station disappears from the town’s skyline
Wrexham’s landmark police station building was brought down with explosives recently, after dominating the town’s skyline for more than 45 years, reports The Daily Post.
A report from DCMS on Historic England’s capacity to fulfil its mission more effectively and efficiently – including the statutory purpose to ‘secure the preservation of ancient monuments and historic buildings’ – makes 31 recommendations.
There is growing evidence that being in natural spaces – including those created by front gardens – has a positive effect on mental health, and is also linked to improved cognitive function, greater relaxation, coping with trauma, and alleviating certain … Continue reading
A radical project in east London is putting children and young people at the heart of the debate over liveable communities.
The Churches Conservation Trust’s (CCT’s) Travel Grant award is aimed at young craftspeople with an interest in religious built heritage, and offers up to two awards of between £500 and £1000 , with a closing date of 21 January 2021.
West Dean College Of Arts And Conservation has announced its first blended online and practice-based training in Building Conservation, supported by a grant from Historic England. image: West Dean
Small and medium charities across England get a share of £200m emergency funding from the National Lottery. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Shanghai residents passing through the city’s eastern Huangpu district in October might have stumbled upon an unusual sight: a ‘walking’ building. An 85-year-old primary school has been lifted off the ground – in its entirety – and relocated using new … Continue reading