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- IHBC’s new CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector support, from NI events for all (9/12) to podcasts & more 03/12/2021
- IHBC welcomes Eilish McGuinness as new Heritage Fund CEO 03/12/2021
- IHBC welcomes Aberdeen Art Gallery success with Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 03/12/2021
- IHBC welcomes ‘groundbreaking’ heritage & research virtual conference from ICSM CHC, 6-10 December 03/12/2021
- IHBC says: ‘Please check your contact details, for the Yearbook and more, by 17/12’ 03/12/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £137K+ works this week: Heritage property lead seeks masterplans, closing 20/12, valued £40-100K 03/12/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage form the restorer’s doorstep’! ‘Faithful reinstatement’ preferred option for GSA Mackintosh Building 03/12/2021
- New Chief Planning Inspector of new Welsh Government body appointed 03/12/2021
- MPs require all new buildings to have renewables from next year 03/12/2021
- Campaigners call for new law to empower communities 03/12/2021
- BRE helps build new embodied carbon database 03/12/2021
- IHBC@COP26 Helpdesk+ signpost: COP26 looks back at what was achieved 30/11/2021
- IHBC consultation responds to ‘Supporting defence infrastructure and the future of time-limited permitted development rights’ 30/11/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ double-up: HESPR’s ‘free 15 minutes advice’ project’ and #IHBC Aberdeen 2022 MarketPlace 30/11/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Outrage as historic fountain stolen from Grimsby cemetery 30/11/2021
- World’s first UNESCO digital trail launches in Scotland 30/11/2021
- Register for UK Heritage Pulse, ‘a data and insight project for the heritage sector’ 30/11/2021
- ‘Promoting Britain Abroad’ inquiry launched by DCMS Parliamentary Committee 30/11/2021
- Heritage Compass: ‘…to create a better connected informed and resilient heritage landscape across England… Apply Now!’ 30/11/2021
- MA publishes report on Local Authority Investment in Museums after a decade of Austerity 30/11/2021
- UKGBC launches new network in Scotland to support sustainable built environment 30/11/2021
- IHBC@COP26 Helpdesk+ launches ‘Some observations on moving forward after COP26’: Discussing doing more about ‘Conserving our Planet’ by ‘Conserving our Places’ 26/11/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £5.2M+ works this week: Parochial Church Council seeks PM for G1 LB, closing 06/12 26/11/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (Grecian) doorstep’: Residents of a Welsh town set to become Europe’s first Climate Refugees… 26/11/2021
- 925 cultural organisations supported by £107 million in latest recovery fund 26/11/2021
Daily Archives: 25/06/2021
The latest issue of the IHBC membership journal Context is out, featuring the usual mix of the topical and the practical as we explore ‘Applying Digital Technology’, with familiar features and occasional nuggets: shrines in Germany; memorialising in Manchester, and … Continue reading
Enjoy IHBC’s Brighton 2021 & longing for the videos? Pass the time prepping for Aberdeen 2022… on Youtube!
The IHBC’s 2022 Annual School will take place in Aberdeen and online over 16-18 June, with the theme ‘Heritage on the Edge’, and explore issues around Environment, Innovation and Regeneration, and its promotional video is now available publicly. …Heritage on … Continue reading
IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2021: Check out the testimonials – closing 31 July, £500 + free IHBC 2022 School place!
The IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award celebrates relevant coursework from ANY UK taught course – history, planning, design and more – from the last 2 academic years, so just submit coursework online by end July for a chance to … Continue reading
IHBC’s climate signpost: CHN seeks strategies advancing climate action with sustainable development: Closing 7/07
The Climate Heritage Network (CHN) is calling for examples of strategies ‘that advance both climate action and sustainable development’, closing 7 July.
Stockport Heritage Trust is appealing to IHBC members to hear of any listed public libraries in their towns and cities that are being retained and improved, rather than closed and services moved to new or other buildings. image: 38DEGREES – … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR weekly pick from £2.9M+ costed works: BC seeks ’appropriately skilled’ architect for conservation work valued up to £95K+, closing 07 July.
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the Director’s pick this week features the call from an English Borough Council … Continue reading
IHBC’s features ‘Heritage from the (engineers’) doorstep’: Reparations sought in Highways England bridge row as 24 historic railway structures face demolition or infilling
Two heritage railways in Cumbria, whose plans to unite have been thrown into doubt by Highways England’s aggressive infilling of an historic railway bridge, have asked the company to undo the work or fund the structure’s excavation and repair, while … Continue reading
The new Welsh Government’s 5-year plan shows how it will deliver on the promises made to voters during the Senedd 2021 election and how it will tackle the big challenges faced in Wales.
The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme is encouraging all to get involved with the works planned for one of the most loved and recognised buildings in the world.
Nearly 30 figures from politics, football and academia have signed a letter urging Unesco not to strip Liverpool of its World Heritage status. image: for illustration purposes only
Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) updates on the introduction of the Traineeship Skills Development Programme and T Level qualifications and its introduction of the Industry Placement Card, for learners aged sixteen (or above).
Applications open for incentive payments for employers who hire a new apprentice between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
They look like stone igloos and might be described as Irish-style saunas. Sweathouses were popular in the 1700s but their use died out towards the end of the 1800s and into the 20th century with the advancement of rural dispensaries.