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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

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Background update to Liverpool’s WHS: UNESCO’s proposal

The World Heritage Committee(WHC) has recommended that Liverpool should lose its World Heritage status. image: for illustration purposes only – Dave Chetwin

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Fears Liverpool may lose World Heritage status

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

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Liverpool parks to be protected ‘forever’

Liverpool City Council has become the first local authority to legally protect the future of its parks and green spaces. image: copyright Liverpool City Council

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IHBC welcomes new entry to ‘Recognised Courses’ list– Liverpool’s MA in Sustainable Heritage Management – with ‘virtual’ insights to course (‘All welcome’) 13/04

The IHBC is delighted to welcome a new entry on its list of Recognised Courses, this time the MA in Sustainable Heritage Management from Liverpool University’s School, with a free ‘virtual’ insights event for the course on open offer on … Continue reading

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Liverpool’s first heritage led development plan launched

Liverpool has launched the UK’s first heritage-led development plan to help shape a multi-billion-pound regeneration programme in its historic docklands. image for illustration purposes only – IHBC NW Branch

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Liverpool Mayor blocks £5m zip wire plan

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has made a dramatic intervention into the zip wire row which has divided people, politicians and businesses in the city. image: for illustration purposes only – Dave Chetwin

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Victorian Society starts legal challenge against Liverpool City Council’s zip wire decision

An application was filed on Friday to request leave for a judicial review into Liverpool City Council’s decision to allow a zip wire in the heart of Liverpool’s World Heritage Site. image: Victorian Society website

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More looking ahead to #IHBCBrighton2020 and ‘OLD TOWNS : NEW FUTURES’, via the UK city? Oxford & Reading are UK’s top-performing cities, but Bradford & Liverpool are improving fast

A PWC report indicates that Oxford and Reading remain top-performing cities for the fourth year in a row, but Bradford is the most improved, all of reflects issues to be explored in the institute’s Brighton School, on 18-20 June 2020, … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Council on WHS: New Steering Group to help balance sustainable management and urban landscape

Liverpool City Council is responsible for managing Liverpool’s World Heritage Site (WHS) at a local level, and has now established a non-executive Steering Group to advise on and support its work.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: The Liverpool GII ‘jewel’ that lies empty, derelict and vandalised

Liverpool landmark the Everton Library, a Grade II (GII) listed building that has been the focus of calls to restore it to its former glory continues to lie leaking, vandalised and derelict, when £5m could renovate the building, reports The … Continue reading

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Liverpool City Council buys waterfront land for £1

Liverpool City Council has bought more than 55,000 sq metres of prime waterfront land for £1, LocalGov has reported. image: LocalGov

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DEADLINE TUESDAY 1PM SO BOOK NOW FOR: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October

REMINDER: BOOK NOW for IHBC’s top notch CPD conference from the NW: Authoritative takes on ‘Accessibility’ – barriers to solutions – Liverpool, 10 Oct… with tours too!

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REMINDER: BOOK NOW for IHBC’s top notch CPD conference from the NW: Authoritative takes on ‘Accessibility’ – barriers to solutions – Liverpool, 10 Oct… with tours too!

The North West (NW) Branch of the IHBC has put together a comprehensive programme for its 2019 annual conference – ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October, ‘on how to successfully overcome the accessibility barriers … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC’s top notch CPD conference from the NW: Authoritative takes on ‘Accessibility’ – barriers to solutions – Liverpool, 10 Oct… with tours too!

slideshow images: Liverpool Cathedral: IIya Kuzhekin, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/ w/index.php?curid=52593172 VG&M: Chemical Engineer [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/ licenses/by-sa/3.0)] Liverpool Waterfront: Dave Chetwin Hear from speakers on a wide range of  interrelated themes, focussing on how to successfully overcome the accessibility … Continue reading

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Reminder: IHBC’s top class priority CPD in the north west: Making accessibility accessible to the conservation professional… BOOK NOW for the NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too!

Hear from speakers on a wide range of  interrelated themes, focussing on how to successfully overcome the accessibility barriers that can exclude groups from enjoying and experiencing historic buildings or sites or participating in heritage activities.

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IHBC’s NW Branch conference 2019: ‘Improving Accessibility’, Liverpool 10 Oct, for an accessible take on accessibility… with tours too!

The North West (NW) Branch of the IHBC hosts its 2019 annual conference – ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’ – in Liverpool on 10 October, ‘on how to successfully overcome the accessibility barriers that can exclude groups … Continue reading

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BOOKING OPEN – IHBC North West Branch Day Conference: ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, 10th October 2019, Liverpool

The IHBC’s North West Branch has launched its Day Conference for 2019, on ‘Improving Accessibility – Overcoming the Barriers to Heritage’, which will include local tours of sites, and takes place on 10th October in the Liverpool Medical Institution.

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IHBC welcomes High Court Liverpool ruling on status of conservation services’ advice: ‘Don’t pass on the law, or on your own conservation team’!

The overturning of Liverpool City Council’s consent for a 51-home redevelopment of a Grade II listed building centred on how conservation service advice must remain central in the conclusions of a planning authority, as ‘one of the key aspects of the … Continue reading

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Liverpool hires planning experts to write new ‘tall buildings policy’

Following a stand-off with UNESCO over the threat to its World Heritage Status, the city council is looking to ensure future schemes do not negatively impact on the waterfront with a consortium led by by Urban Initiatives Studio (UIS). image: … Continue reading

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IHBC officers and partners in free ‘CPD Boost’ talks around ‘Conservation and communities’ at REGEN 2018: 8 Nov, Liverpool

IHBC officers, past and present, colleagues and partner bodies will be in discussion on key heritage issues – ‘Planning and Regeneration in the North’ and ‘Heritage and Community-led Regeneration’ – at REGEN 2018, in St George’s Hall, Liverpool, on 8 … Continue reading

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Last chance to book IHBC NW Branch CPD: ‘The Work of Faith’ conference & Taylor Review Pilot update – and why you need to be in Liverpool on 18 October!

This is the last chance to BOOK the IHBC’s North West (NW) Branch conference, on ‘The Work of Faith – in Liverpool on 18 October – which focuses on ‘the many challenges faced by historic places of worship’, inspired by … Continue reading

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IHBC NW Branch CPD, ‘Ahead of the curve’: ‘The Work of Faith’ conference – 18 October, Liverpool – the Taylor Review Pilot update, and why you need to be attend!

The IHBC’s North West (NW) Branch upcoming conference, on ‘The Work of Faith – in Liverpool on 18 October – focuses on ‘the many challenges faced by historic places of worship’, inspired by the start of the Taylor Review pilot … Continue reading

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IHBC’s NW Branch conference: Faith communities, challenges, and ‘The Work of Faith…’ – Liverpool 18 Oct, for ‘a unique take on faith’

The North West (NW) Branch of the IHBC hosts its 2018 annual conference – ‘The Work of Faith’ – in Liverpool on 18 October, exploring the work of faith communities and the challenges they face in managing and conserving historic places of worship, with fees starting … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR top pick from £200K+ costed work posted this week: Liverpool Cathedral seeks Architect – closing 08/10

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers from this week featuring a call from Liverpool Cathedral … Continue reading

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