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- Support conservation as a climate solution: Volunteers and hosts for IHBC@COP26’s Zoom ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ still welcome, with guidance now out 15/10/2021
- IHBC responds to Conservation Principles for North Ireland 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s web resource signpost: Quick links and guidance on joining, accreditation and career progress are only a click away! 15/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £43K+ works this week: Charity seeks architect for GII refurb, valued £43K, closing 22/10 15/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Gateway to historic town centre re-opened following improvement works, as what ‘WAS’ becomes ‘HAZ’ 15/10/2021
- ARB on ‘Modernising architectural education and training’ 15/10/2021
- Department for Levelling Up etc. (DLUHC) on ‘Our Governance’ and Board 15/10/2021
- RICS sets new standards of conduct 15/10/2021
- Scotland’s new Local Place Plans regulations laid in Parliament 15/10/2021
- Elizabeth Tower conservation set to complete in 2022 15/10/2021
- Serious about your staffing plans or career? Stay ahead with ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’, with posts ranging from conservation architects (x2) and Officers (x7+) and seeking Net Zero (HE), Listing (HE) and sustainability skills 12/10/2021
- New Context out, on ‘Conservation leadership by the people’: From Amenity Societies and Wentworth Woodhouse to Kurt Schwitters, Scotland’s Towns, Chester and more 12/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC CPD signpost: Gender-Responsive Public Procurement – Can public procurement help solve gender inequality? 12/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Dezeen on the ‘Conference of Trees at COP26’ 12/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Plans for bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland scrapped – reports 12/10/2021
- The NCT guide to ‘incredible churches in wild landscapes’, with 200+ churches to visit in UK National Parks 12/10/2021
- Record fine issued to London landlord over planning offence 12/10/2021
- Nearly £60m low carbon growth programme approved for Swansea 12/10/2021
- China vows to curb urban demolitions, preserve cultural heritage 12/10/2021
- IHBC members’ on-line ‘inclusive Council’ invites issued: ‘Join in shaping our activities and plans’ – Wed 13 Oct, 1.30PM on 08/10/2021
- Volunteer virtually with IHBC@COP26 on IHBC’s built and historic environment ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’, – because ‘Conserving our Places Conserves our Planet’ 08/10/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £145K+ works this week: BC seeks governance etc. consultants on heritage project, valued to £25K, closing 25/10 08/10/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the cemetery’s step’: Paris Court Rules Brancusi’s ‘Kiss’ to stay 08/10/2021
- Boris Johnson pledges no homes will be built on green fields 08/10/2021
Daily Archives: 24/08/2021
IHBC calls on members and Branches to encourage nominations to the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List: Closing 17/09
Joint Director Generals at England’s Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport (DCMS), are asking members for ‘help in identifying candidates…to be recognised amongst the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours’, with nominations closing on 17 September.
IHBC CPD Signpost: STiCH Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) framework for quantifying environmental impacts of systems and products
Recognising the challenge of climate change Sustainability Tools in Cultural Heritage (STiCH) provides a life cycle assessment (LCA) Carbon Calculator and Library of Case Studies and Information Sheets developed to help cultural heritage professionals make educated, sustainable choices to lower … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Construction Manager on construction’s ‘crucial’ role in tackling climate change
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 Construction Manager on how ‘Construction has a ‘crucial’ role … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from Perth’s doorstep’: Gannochy Trust Lifetime Neighbourhood wins at Scottish Design Awards
The Gannochy Trust’s intergenerational neighbourhood in Perth designed by Glasgow architecture firm Anderson Bell + Christie, has picked up two awards and a commendation at the Scottish Design Awards….
A £7 million fund has been launched in England to support more flexible apprenticeships opportunities. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
More than £14M has been awarded to projects by the Heritage Fund that will help a wider range of people benefit from heritage. image: Marquess of Anglesey’s Column – The National Lottery Heritage Fund website
Confirmation: 69% of people think culture on their high street makes their area a better place to live
As part of Arts Council England’s work to demonstrate the value of culture and creativity, it commissioned ‘A High Street Renaissance’ report which revealed that ‘More than two thirds of UK adults (69%) agree that cultural experiences on the high … Continue reading
A new Chief Executive will start at CITB on 1 September, a former apprentice who brings a strong track record in skills, training and organisational development.
Relevant funders, including Art Fund, alongside sector bodies have updated their co-ordinated approach in response to urgent situations when museums, archives, historic sites or collections are at risk.
The Turing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fellowships are a £46 million initiative created by the UK government, aimed at attracting and maintaining the best talent in artificial intelligence.
The Twentieth Century Society (C20) welcomes journalist and writer Catherine Slessor MBE as its new president and also retired architect Ian McInnes as its new chairman.
The former Frontierland theme park site in Morecambe has been bought by Lancaster City Council, while a theme park had existed on the land since 1906, with Frontierland opening in 1987.