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- IHBC’s Day School afternoon spotlight on ‘Examining changes’: US heritage economist Donovan Rypkema leads to England’s local listing adviser and Scotland’s Director of Heritage 11/05/2021
- New data sought for IHBC’s ‘LB Prosecutions Database’: Help the IHBC help you (and in court too)! 11/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’! 11/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick of the week: On ‘turning office and retail units into residential…’ from DBW 11/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Hereford historic rectory to be demolished in favour of homes 11/05/2021
- High Court dismisses legal challenge to continue LA remote meetings after 6 May 11/05/2021
- Jenners building owner launches probe after signs removed 11/05/2021
- New guide with NT shows the pathways to a stronger connection with nature 11/05/2021
- Two funds to support the uptake of neighbourhood planning in England 11/05/2021
- Ulster Canal to be restored and reopened in border region 11/05/2021
- IHBC welcomes host of new CPP APPG members, as Layla Moran, Baron Kerslake etc. are joined by Lord Vaizey, Diedre Brock MP, and more – Now 20+ and growing! 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School Morning session spotlight on ‘Making changes’ in places’: Urbanist Jan Gehl anchors, McTernan on regen, and Lottery’s McGuinness on investment: from only £25+VAT, places limited! 07/05/2021
- SAHBG-IHBC Research Award launched: Celebrating the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’: Closing 01/07 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s Day School #IHBCMarketPlace offers web ‘Billboard’ listing + Day School for c.£100+VAT, to hear Jan Gehl, Donovan Rypkema, and more on ‘Historic Places: People Places’! 07/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £79K+ costed works this week: Welsh partnership seeks digital reconstruction of site, closes 28/05, valued £9K 07/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘heritage from the doorstep’: Carham Hall – historic mansion near Borders – to be torn down 07/05/2021
- The Arts and Culture Impact Fund calls for more applicants to ‘the world’s largest creative arts impact investment fund’ 07/05/2021
- Design Council announces new ‘multi-disciplinary, diverse community of practice’ 07/05/2021
- UKRI ‘Hidden histories of environmental science’: partnership seed fund – closing 12 May 07/05/2021
- Public Practice placements for built environment practitioners: EoI before 24 May 07/05/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Manage risk and stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc., with a 3rd sector boost and posts ranging from ‘placemaking and heritage’ (Swansea) to IHBC-Recognised courses! 04/05/2021
- #IHBCBrighton2021 Day School ‘catch up’: ‘Making changes’, anchored by Jan Gehl; ‘Examining changes’, led by Donovan Rypkema – BOOK NOW to ensure your access to our School’s unique learning and resources 04/05/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ double-up pick of the week: Dedicated Brighton School MarketPlace guidance, and a HESPR member’s listing on the Design Council Expert network 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Remains of ‘high-status’ Roman villa and bath-house beneath building site in Scarborough 04/05/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Campaigners bid to halt plans to demolish cinema that inspired The Beatles 04/05/2021
Monthly Archives: March 2021
IHBC Chair’s ‘March General Meeting’ update, in detail, and confirmation of Special Resolution on ‘virtual’ GMs
With the conclusion of the first General Meeting (GM) under its new constitution, on 26 March 2021, which saw overwhelming support for our first ‘Special Resolution’ under the new arrangements alongside firm encouragement for members to engage with the newly … Continue reading
IHBC’s NEW Council update: Thanks to ‘new member’ speakers and delegates, and calls for first feedback on Council structures and chartering by 16/04
Following the IHBC’s first Council under its new constitution, on 26 March 2021, IHBC President and meeting chair Mike Brown extended his thanks to all contributors while renewing a call to members to help shape the Institute’s forward planning, notably … Continue reading
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 news from across the development sector, and this week features Dezeen on … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Roman Quarter refusal… ‘put the knife into the city of York’
Horrible Histories author Terry Deary has slammed York Council for rejecting much-vaunted plans for a new Roman-themed tourism development in the city centre, reports The Yorkshire Post.
CLC seeks industry support to drive delivery of net zero in the built environment with ‘CO2nstruct Zero’
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is calling on businesses across the industry to help secure net zero carbon construction by 2050, and support the Race to Zero by linking up with its CO2nstruct Zero initiative.
COTAC’s next Newsletter has been issued, with news, updates and more from across COTAC and its networks, including heritage data, understanding conservation and climate change, and featuring the ‘Insight 1’ series, with its focus on assisting The Need to Appreciate … Continue reading
The World Monuments Fund (WMF) is calling for nominations to the 2022 World Monuments Watch, with submissions accepted until 1 May.
Dr Teri Okoro and Cindy Leslie have been appointed to the Architects Registration Board(ARB) by the Privy Council. images: arb website
The Heritage Alliance (THA) has launched its new website to make it easier to find advocacy documents and publications and keep up to date with work and news from our members and the wider sector.
BEFS has compiled a list of manifestos ahead of and following the forthcoming Scottish elections, with a view to supporting advocacy.
Historic Grade II Listed TfL Rail station no longer ‘at risk’ after renovations return it to former glory
The Grade II listed Hanwell station will be removed from the Heritage at Risk Register by Historic England following extensive renovation work by Transport for London (TfL).
An opinion piece column for RICS by Greg Clark – urbanist and author of ‘The Planet Cities – explores how ‘good governance in cities pays dividends’ and how cities can leverage hard and soft powers to compete in the global … Continue reading
IHBC successfully concludes first General Meeting and Council under new Articles: from ‘virtual’ GMs to member support and chartering
In advance of further detail to be posted on the IHBC’s NewsBlogs, the IHBC has successfully completed the first General Meeting and Council under its new constitution, which included securing the institute’s capacity to hold entirely ‘virtual’ General Meetings (GMs), … Continue reading
The IHBC has submitted its response to consultation proposals for a new ‘Right to Regenerate’, a proposed reform by MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) of the existing ‘Right to Contest’.
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £500K+ costed works: Call for Landscape Character Assessment, closing 06/04, valued up to £25K
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 pick features a … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Golden Lane RA supports ‘Reform the planning… in the City Of London’ petition
The Golden Lane Estate Residents’ Association (RA) is one of the sponsors of a major petition that has just been launched to seek reform of the planning process in the City of London.
A nationwide home upgrade across England and Scotland will help households save up to £450 a year on their energy bills, and support around 8,000 green jobs annually, government has announced.
The Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Committee has launched a new inquiry to examine the Government’s approach to permitted development rights, with the call for evidence closing on 30 April. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Scotland’s Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has written to the UK Treasury minister Jesse Norman to urge a rethink on VAT rates for building refurbishments and renovations, highlighting the disincentives to improvements making buildings more energy efficient, and the need for … Continue reading
Pevsner ‘Buildings of…’ County Durham online launch etc.: 31/03 @ 6.PM, with questions and reduced rates too (Booking Essential)!
The Pevsner series’ latest revision – Martin Roberts’s County Durham – will launch with an online conversation and time for questions on 31/03, 6pm, with a ‘£10 off’ purchase code on offer (Booking essential).
Glasgow City Council (CC) is seeking a deal with the Scottish Government to fund run-down pre-1919 tenements in the city. Image for illustration puroses only: Commons Wikimedia – Thomas Nugent / Dudley Drive
FoE Campaigners call for ‘emergency plan on green jobs for young people’ and £10.6BN investment in ‘green apprenticeships’
Friends of the Earth(FoE) has published a new report, by Transition Economics and entitled ‘An emergency plan on green jobs for young people – why and how?’ which argues for up to £10.6bn of Government funding to go towards wage … Continue reading
The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has issued a report on the first year of its ‘Transforming Places Through Heritage’ grants programme, funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, aimed at supporting bodies saving historic buildings in high … Continue reading
Scottish House Condition Survey Local Authority figures for 2017-2019 have been published, including fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, the condition of housing and the Scottish Housing Quality Standard.
IHBC’s IMHO Signpost: Stephen Hill and TCI on ‘Changes by stealth – how much do you love your High Street?
The Consultation Institute’s legal and parliamentary officer Stephen Hill explores ‘one of the big concerns held by campaigners and concerned citizens… that changes introduced ‘temporarily’ during the pandemic might be carried over after the return to normality without any consultation.’ … Continue reading