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- IHBC trustee nominations close with AGM booking & proxy voting now open: 6PM, 24 February, after Council; AGM papers to come 21/01/2022
- UPDATE: IHBC looks to the future with new ‘Affiliate’ arrangements offering improved support for all: ONLY the name changes – to ‘Supporter’ – for those seeking status quo 21/01/2022
- REMINDER: IHBC Marsh Awards 2022 launched: ‘Your chance to nominate retired IHBC members and/or successful learners’, closing 31 March 21/01/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £20M+ works this week: BPT partnership seeks PM for NLHF projects, closing 11/02 21/01/2022
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Emmeline Pankhurst’s GII grave dubbed ‘national disgrace’ after it’s left filthy and chipped 21/01/2022
- New Chair appointed to Historic Environment Scotland: Hugh Hall 21/01/2022
- Housing crisis needs action on planning, SMEs and housing for elderly, says Lords report 21/01/2022
- New report highlights the impact of retrofit programmes on social housing customers 21/01/2022
- A clever map tool will tell you facts about (basically) any street or building, via Wikipedia! 21/01/2022
- IHBC welcomes STBA Paper: ‘From Retrofit to Regeneration’ published 18/01/2022
- CCT CE Peter Aiers IHBC announces move to The Charterhouse 18/01/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’: Building’s top news for 2021 18/01/2022
- IHBC Marsh Awards 2022 launched: ‘Your chance to nominate retired IHBC members and/or successful learners’, closing 31 March 18/01/2022
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (civil) doorstep’: Inspector allows Southgate Office Village Scheme on appeal, despite engagement campaign 18/01/2022
- Targeted funds of £65 million for Scotland’s culture and events to help ease impact of pandemic 18/01/2022
- Plans unveiled to restore 300,000 hectares of habitat across England 18/01/2022
- Building collapses after foundation blunders 18/01/2022
- New digital model of Skara Brae helps investigate impacts of climate change 18/01/2022
- Top 20 new articles in 2021 from DB announced 18/01/2022
- Serious about your staffing plans or career? Get your ‘Heads Up’ with ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ as we headline career-defining posts – across sectors and disciplines – so sign up now! 14/01/2022
- IHBC congratulates IHBC Member Darren Barker on MBE 14/01/2022
- REMINDER: IHBC looks to the future with new ‘Affiliate’ arrangements: Improved support for all, and ONLY the name changes for those seeking status quo 14/01/2022
- IHBC welcomes Civic Voice’s ‘Paper Tigers’: A critical review of Statements of Community Involvement in England 14/01/2022
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £2.3M+ works this week: Council seeks heritage strategy draft review, closing 11/02, valued to £12K 14/01/2022
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Chard Leisure Centre eyesore may remain until spring 14/01/2022
Daily Archives: 07/08/2021
IHBC welcomes James Mackintosh Architects to HESPR: IHBC’s register of quality-assured conservation and heritage practices
James Mackintosh Architects is the latest company to be accepted on to the IHBC conservation and heritage services ‘HESPR’ listing, joining 50 other heritage businesses to benefit from IHBC’s quality assurance.
One of the best ways to learn is to explain, as any teacher knows, and creating an article on your area of practice for Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW) – host platform for the IHBC’s Conservation Wiki and the ‘construction industry … Continue reading
IHBC research signpost: Savills Research 2021 – How well is the planning system responding to the climate crisis? As good as Wales?
Savills latest research, explores the different targets in place across the UK, and considers whether national ambition is translating to local action, while noting that ‘Wales could provide a useful model to follow’. image: for illustration purposes only – Open … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1M + costed works this week: Parish Council seeks architect for Quinquennial Inspection & repairs advice, closing 10 August
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 parish council for … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (church) doorstep’: Thou shalt do more jail time for raiding a church!
Burglars who steal from churches, museums or galleries to get tougher sentence as new rules were announced yesterday from the Sentencing Council so those who steal valuables from buildings can expect to face prison more often, reported the Mail Online … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from doorstep’: National Trust for Scotland chief on how organisation is shaking off the past
THE National Trust for Scotland (NTS) is, according to its chief executive Philip Long, ‘very much back in business’, writes The National.
Highways England could be forced to reverse Cumbria bridge infilling as council orders planning review
Highways England may be forced to reverse the infilling of a 159-year-old masonry arched bridge in Cumbria following a nationwide backlash, as Eden District Council has informed Highways England that it will have to apply for retrospective planning permission to … Continue reading
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has led the launch of a strategy and long-term plan to support the evolution of high streets into thriving places to work, visit and live will breathe new life into town … Continue reading
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is looking to appoint a new chair to its board of Trustees and application date closes on 16 August.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund’s (NHMF) COVID-19 Response Fund, to address long term impacts of the pandemic, ‘is open to applications from charities, not-for-profit and public sector organisations over the next two years.
The third Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk from the Climate Change Committee has warned that a lack of action on climate adaptation is heightening the danger of financial and societal costs in the future, while the UK Green Building … Continue reading
IHBC’s CPD boost‘ with added fun: Check out UNESCO’s newly Inscribed properties (2021) and more: 34+
You can now review all 34 Properties Newly Inscribed by UNESCO for 2020/21, from Peru’s Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex to the The Great Spa Towns of Europe (including Bath and Baden-Baden).