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- Protected: DRAFT: IHBC@COP26: ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ – IHBC’s globally accessible virtual built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, open 31/10 to 12/11 16/09/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links on learning and CPD, only a click away from our Home Page 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s cross-disciplinary signpost ‘… From the factor’s doorstep’: Revised property factors’ code of conduct for Scotland 14/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on ‘The Phoenix Garden’ 14/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Royal High School Edinburgh set to become ‘world-class centre for music’ 14/09/2021
- MCT name change: ‘Marsh Charitable Trust’, partners in the IHBC Marsh Awards 14/09/2021
- Record 20 places bid for prestigious UK City of Culture 2025 title 14/09/2021
- Local government, climate change and the environment 14/09/2021
- 10 jobs that will help shape a zero-emissions future 14/09/2021
- REMINDER – New IHBC ‘CPD Priority’ programme virtual event: Ian Hume on ‘Conservation Engineering’, 28-29 September, from £20 for members, with bursaries too! 10/09/2021
- IHBC responds to suite of energy efficiency consultations as changes proposed to traditionally built homes ramp up: ECO4; PAS 2035 etc. 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s Research Signpost: BEIS calls for evidence to substantially reduce research bureaucracy, closing 01/10 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £25M+ costed works this week: DC seeks consultant for town hall works, closing 29/09 and valued up to £100K 10/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Fears over the future of historic Brighton shul 10/09/2021
- Contribute a European dimension to ‘Good Urbanism Principles’ survey by 2021 MarketPlace stallholders HSI/PlaceEconomics 10/09/2021
- RICS Publishes Independent Review – Accepts All Recommendations 10/09/2021
- Dragons’ Den for young professionals in construction, £1000, closing 28/09 10/09/2021
- New research reveals cathedrals’ contribution to local economies & communities 10/09/2021
- National Trust adapts Oxburgh Hall’s roof tiles for bats 10/09/2021
- IHBC’s September CPD Circular now out: Accessible cross-sector support, with free sign up/events listings! 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s CPD signpost: Why not add to DBW’s list of construction industry ‘traditions, superstitions, pseudoscience & obsolete scientific theories’ 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s ‘IMHO’ Signpost: Valuing Victorian church architecture 07/09/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: ArchDaily on ‘Mallorca’s abandoned buildings’. 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the WHS’s doorstep’: Height reduced at Edinburgh concert venue with work poised to begin next year 07/09/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the ‘Doors Open’ doorstep’ 3: England’s HODs – ‘England’s largest festival of history and culture!’…10-19/09 07/09/2021
Monthly Archives: July 2021
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To help employers and practitioners, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers on the diverse career opportunities advertised in our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, and recent posts range from , so sign up for free alerts and ‘stay ahead’ with the … Continue reading
IHBC welcomes publication of HE’s report from Matthew Saunders: On the ‘…national re-survey… additions to the total and a revisit of the ‘minimalist’…’
The IHBC has welcomed the publication of the report carried out by Matthew Saunders for Historic England (HE), principally concerning ‘…a national re-survey involving additions to the total, and a revisit of the ‘minimalist’ lists compiled before 2005, to ensure … Continue reading
New Closing Date for IHBC’s Student Awards: Submit your coursework by 31 AUGUST to win up to £500 & a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School
Following calls from participating courses, the closing date for the IHBC’s annual Gus Astley Student Award is now 31 August, so relevant coursework submitted on ANY UK taught course – under-graduate or post-graduate – from 2020 OR 2021 may be … Continue reading
The IHBC has welcomed the line-up for the 2021 Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival, just announced by The Edinburgh Traditional Building Forum.
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1M + costed works this week: Council seeks architect for development near listed cathedral, closing 16/08/2021
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 a Borough Council for … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (engineer’s) doorstep’: ‘Ashamed to be an engineer’: NCE readers react to Highways England bridge infilling
New Civil Engineer (NCE) readers have expressed ‘shame’ in their profession after images of a the concrete-infilling of a 159-year-old masonry arched bridge in the heart of the Cumbrian countryside were published in national newspapers and circulated widely on social … Continue reading
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, while The City of Bath – originally inscribed on the Word Heritage List in 1987 – has also been awarded a dual designation as part … Continue reading
The Skills Centre is offering guaranteed training and job interview opportunities around five sites in the Greater London area, north Kent and West Midlands. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
The Countryside charity CPRE join other leading charities including RSPB and the Wildlife Trusts in releasing six tests that new planning rules must pass to put people and nature first.
The Government has been urged to make urgent reforms to the apprenticeship levy by a coalition by local government and major employers in London. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
Heritage Trust Network (HTN) is recruiting new members to its Board of Directors, with calls closing 23 August.
The matter of ‘Planning Decisions: Local Involvement’ was debated in the House of Commons on 21 June 2021. Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament
Brighton 2021 Day School recordings now out for delegates only; New delegates access session recordings for £10+VAT
Recordings of the main CPD webinar sessions from the Friday IHBC Brighton 2021 Day School(which included Heritage MarketPlace stall sessions, not recorded) are now out EXCLUSIVELY for School delegates – these links should not be circulated – but others can … Continue reading
REMINDER – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 JULY: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework
REMINDER: IHBC update: New SAHBG-IHBC Research Award closing date of 31/07 – Celebrate the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’
The IHBC notes the new closing date of 31 July for the joint venture with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) celebrating architectural-historical research produced as private consultants or for public bodies etc., with winners to receive … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: dezeen on a ‘3D-printed stainless steel bridge in Amsterdam’
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’, and this week features dezeen on a ‘3D-printed stainless steel bridge in Amsterdam’.
UK councils face a £3bn black hole in their budgets as they emerge from the pandemic, a BBC investigation into their finances can reveal.
PLACE Alliance launches ‘THE DESIGN DEFICIT: Design skills and design governance approaches in English local authorities’
Place Alliance has launched a major new report examining design skills and design governance approaches in England’s local planning authorities, funded by the Urban Design Group and supported by the Design Council.
Ros Kerslake CBE has announced that she will step down from her role as Chief Executive of The National Lottery Heritage Fund at the end of 2021. image: HLF website
MHCLG publishes Guidance on Partnerships for People and Place: guidance for local expressions of interest
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published Guidance setting out the aims and objectives of the Partnerships for People and Place pilot and inviting local authorities to submit an expression of interest. image: Open Government Licence … Continue reading
Picturing England’s High Streets is a major commission that will see six artists undertaking residencies at high street locations across England, with the Open Calls for the last photographer-in-residence programme, in Leicester, still open. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Heritage Fund has announced the recipients of its Heritage Horizon Awards as over £50million of funding has been awarded to five transformational projects across the UK.
Large cruise ships are to be banned from the historic centre of Venice from August 2021, according to the Italian government.
IHBC regrets Liverpool’s loss of WHS status: Notes ‘huge disappointment’ and need to ‘see what lessons there are…’
The IHBC has noted its profound regret on the news that Liverpool’s 2004 World Heritage Site (WHS) status as ‘Maritime Mercantile City’ has been lost – following on from a 2012 listing as being ‘in danger’ – with IHBC Chair … Continue reading
The IHBC with project partners IEMA and the CIfA have launched a joint practice standard: Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment (PCHIA), with IHBC past-Chair and our project lead James Caird highlighting the opportunity for these Principles to ‘become the … Continue reading