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- IHBC welcomes HE’s Heritage Counts 2023 05/12/2023
- IHBC seeks paid expert leads for priority new topics in Branch CPD training: ‘Fire Protection’, ‘Enforcement’ and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’: Closing 6 January 2024 05/12/2023
- Your invitation to ‘A Medieval Christmas’, at Newcastle’s Black Gate, with IHBC’s North Branch, 7 December, from £20 (with select free places too!) 05/12/2023
- CLOSING SOON – FINAL CHANCE: Consultation on updating joint IHBC-HTVF-CV ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’ (CPPP) 05/12/2023
- IHBC ‘Practice’ signpost from Wales: Neath Port Talbot Council Biodiversity Duty Plan 05/12/2023
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: IHBC on #IHBCReading2024 and sponsorship opportunities 05/12/2023
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Objections lodged to proposals by Stella McCartney to build seafront house near Mallaig 05/12/2023
- LUHC Parliamentary Committee inquiry: Children, young people and the built environment, call for evidence closes 2/01/2024 05/12/2023
- UK skills training to be transformed with innovative projects 05/12/2023
- National Church Awards winners 2023 announced 05/12/2023
- Historic Houses Awards announced 05/12/2023
- New planning guidance for Tall Buildings in Glasgow city centre being developed 05/12/2023
- New President for CIAT as Eddie Weir is inaugurated 05/12/2023
- Appointment of Baroness Penn as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in DLUHC 05/12/2023
- IHBC launches Reading School Homepage & contact point: ‘Place & Building Care…’ with bookings to open in 2024 – #IHBCReading2024 01/12/2023
- IHBC seeks paid expert leads for priority new topics in Branch CPD training: ‘Fire Protection’, ‘Enforcement’ and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’: Closing 6 January 2024 01/12/2023
- IHBC’s 1st Christmas treat: Free and open webinar from IHBC’s Technical Panel lead John Edwards on ‘Applying BSI’s PAS 2035:2023…’ for IHBC Reading School 2024, Christmas and more, 15/12 01/12/2023
- IHBC’s Professional signpost: Ayr Station Hotel Fire – Action and reaction in Scotland’s parliament and beyond 01/12/2023
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from un-costed works: Welsh County Council seeks Conservation Architect etc. for historic buildings works, closing 08/12 01/12/2023
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Wyke Regis man sentenced over non-compliance with planning enforcement notice 01/12/2023
- Housing: Use old buildings to tackle crisis, says Welsh charity 01/12/2023
- Historic England issues its Heritage at Risk Register 2023 01/12/2023
- Delivering Net Zero for England’s Historic Buildings: HE’s local data on the demand for retrofitting skills and economic growth 01/12/2023
- Mendip Hills to be declared a ‘super’ National Nature Reserve 01/12/2023
- Storm Babet’s widespread damage to landscapes, gardens and properties a taste of things to come, says National Trust 01/12/2023
Monthly Archives: October 2023
IHBC responds to Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill consultation on implementation of plan-making reforms
The IHBC has submitted its response to the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill consultation implementation of plan-making reforms.
IHBC’s South West Branch targets national CPD priority in Retrofit: 22/11, Bridgewater Arts Centre, from £45
IHBC’s South West (SW) Branch is responding to members’ recognised priority CPD needs with its latest event on Retrofit, supported by the IHBC National Office through its Local Branch CPD pilot, led by Professor John Edwards, on 22/11, from £45 … Continue reading
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 Public Practice’s England-wide recruiting initiative.
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (design services) doorstep’: Sea wall heritage trail – ‘portholes in time’ – in Scarborough
Located on the sea wall, the trail of a series of installed 31 polished, sandblasted and reverse-etched Premium Black granite Storyboards along Scarborough’s Marine Drive, manufactured for the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre, tells the story of Scarborough’s history, reports IP … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: £300K funding recognises the power of Glasgow’s built heritage
Two prominent heritage groups in Glasgow have been awarded funds totalling nearly £300,000 as the city – and Scotland – continue to recognise the importance of the country’s built heritage, reports The Herald. image for illustration
The Charity Commission has begun the next phase of its campaign to increase charity trustees’ knowledge, with a 3-minute quiz to increase trustees’ awareness of the Commission’s five minute guides. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has commissioned a survey to ‘help… understand who uses the Buildings at Risk Register, and the impact it is having’.
National Retrofit Hub: Standardisation only way to persuade households to pay for retrofit works, chief says
The Chair of the National Retrofit Hub, speaking to Building’s ‘Building the Future Commission’, has said categorising schemes by building type was the only way to bring down costs. image taken from Linkedin: Lynne Sullivan OBE
Key Cities: ‘Skills for cities, skills for life’ call for greater devolution of skills powers and funding
‘Skills for Cities, Skills for Life’ follows recent reports highlighting how local authorities hold the key to addressing the climate crisis, and the role culture can play in boosting places and supporting communities. image for illustration – Plymouth (one of … Continue reading
The Scottish Government Consultation analysis report on the draft appraisal framework criteria for new National Parks has been issued. image for illustration – Fiona Newton
Dr Nick Merriman, Chief Executive and Director of Content at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, will be English Heritage’s next Chief Executive. image: EH
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the global doorstep’: France launches religious heritage protection initiative, includes 100K+ churches
France launches a major national initiative to protect its religious heritage, which includes over 100,000 churches. The Future for Religious Heritage (FRH) has reported. image for illustration – FRH ‘From left to right: Lilian Grootswagers (President of FRH Advisory Board), … Continue reading
IHBC welcomes Annual Student Award guest judge – John Fidler to select next ‘Gus Astley’ winner for £500 + Reading School, #IHBCReading2024, 12-15 June
The IHBC is delighted to welcome John Fidler – a founder member of the IHBC’s predecessor, the Association of Conservation Officers and first editor of Context, and now retired from his international consultancy – as the guest judge for the … Continue reading
IHBC’s SE Branch: Booking open on St John’s Catholic Seminary, Wonersh – 3/11 & 11/11, all welcome, especially new members
Booking is still open to all for the IHBC South East (SE) Branch CPD and networking site visits and tours of St John’s Catholic Seminary, Wonersh, near Guildford, on 3 and 11 November 2023, with members new and old from … Continue reading
IHBC’s HESPR pick from £295K+ costed works: National heritage body seeks emissions-related data services, closing 20/11, valued to £25K
The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members regular ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick this week features a call from a national heritage body for … Continue reading
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Tall Buildings policy being adopted by Liverpool Council
Liverpool City Council has announced that it is set to adopt a new policy relating to the design and location of new tall buildings that are constructed in the city, reports Public Sector Executive. image for illustration: Dave Chetwyn
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Part of historic Old Courthouse in Cockermouth collapses into river
A section of the back of the Old Courthouse in Cockermouth has fallen away and landed in the River Cocker below, reports The Standard. image for illustration: Cumberland Council
English Heritage has launched its new Sustainable Conservation Principles, ‘to address the challenges we face in a modern world’.
The Hamish Ogston Foundation has said it will be changing its name in the next couple of weeks after allegations of human trafficking were made against its eponymous founder.
A property developer has been ordered to pay more than £6,700 by South Staffordshire Council after building ‘a road to nowhere’ on open green belt land in South Staffordshire. image: South Staffordshire Council
Scotland’s new National Planning Improvement Champion – Craig McLaren – is calling for ideas on what a high-performing planning system looks like and what impact it has, to 30/11.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund is targeting nine ‘places with heritage needs, opportunities and potential’ to offer new support as part of its Heritage Places initiative. image: NLHF – Oldway Mansion, Paignton
Ahead of Historic Houses’ 50th anniversary in November 2023, it has have published a new report, Changing Times, Valuing History: historic houses for the 21st century, illustrating the economic, cultural and social contribution of our member places across the UK.
IHBC features ‘Heritage from the global doorstep’: Inscription of WWI funerary sites and memorials on UNESCO World Heritage List
The World Heritage Committee has decided to inscribe 139 French, German, Belgian, American and Commonwealth funeral and memorial sites of the First World War, a preservation under the aegis of UNESCO justified by the linked Outstanding Universal Value. image: Ministère … Continue reading
Serious about your career? Sign up for IHBC’s ‘Jobs etc.’, for opportunities across diverse disciplines, specialisms and levels: from HES (x2) to project posts on CoE’s See Houses and HRP
To help connect employers’ needs and practitioners’ skills, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers on the wide-ranging opportunities on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, so be sure to sign up for free alerts and ‘stay ahead’ with the our unique … Continue reading