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IHBC’s 2024 Yearbook now out, Part 2: Themed features complementing #IHBCReading2024, with our sectors’ essential references, resources and updates

The IHBC’s 2024 Yearbook has now been issued in partnership with Cathedral Communications, as the essential sector guide, reference and update for 2024, and includes alongside the foreword by the Chair of English Heritage and IHBC’s officers’ updates, the year’s … Continue reading

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Interested in serving as a co-opted IHBC trustee? With our new Board in place, we’re seeking a trustee with early/mid-career, diversity and/or local authority profiles, to 30/08

With our new 2024 IHBC Board in place, and our plans to enhance representation, we’re seeking a new co-opted trustee to extend our top-level ties across any or all agreed priority areas: early/mid-career; diversity and/or local authority roles, with first … Continue reading

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IHBC to launch Affiliate Fast-Track Pilot for Local Authority conservation staff (with personal guidance too): Open to applicants from 15/07 to 30/08/2024, so pass the word!

The IHBC will soon launch a new Affiliate Fast-Track Pilot – developed from recent pilots – specifically aimed at helping existing Local Authority heritage, planning and conservation staff progress from Supporter to Affiliate membership, and maybe beyond, with applications closing … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Professional’ spotlight: ‘Work as a building conservation officer in an English LPA? This HE initiative could be for you… ’

image for illustration Historic England (HE) will soon launch a new online community of practice aimed at local authority heritage staff, and there is an opportunity in July for any Conservation Officer(s) – or equivalent – working in a local … Continue reading

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SAHGB-IHBC Heritage Research Award 2024 opens: Celebrating ‘research… in heritage and conservation practice’, enter work from 2022 by 1/09 2024

The IHBC is delighted to announce the opening of the 2024 joint Heritage Research Award with the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB) to celebrate ‘the quality of architectural-historical research.. in heritage and conservation practice’, with submissions welcomed … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (legal) doorstep’: Procedural blunder forces council to drop statutory challenge to approval of major development

Reading Borough Council has been forced to abandon a statutory review against the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Michael Gove, after it failed to serve its application to other parties in time, reports Local Government Lawyer.

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IEMA: As Labour plans to ‘slash red tape’ for economic growth, YouGov finds 3 in 5 want to increase public involvement in planning

image for illustration: Open Government Licence v3.0 With the Labour Party putting planning reform at the centre of plans for economic growth, new polling by YouGov for IEMA has found 3 in 5 of adults in Britain think there should … Continue reading

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HE & HES calls for case studies concerning properties and performance of historic paints and coatings

image for illustration Historic England (HE) and Historic Environment Scotland (HES) are calling for case studies for the theme ‘Paints and coatings for conservation: Understanding the properties and performance of historic paints and coatings and identifying appropriate contemporary options for … Continue reading

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DCMS publishes framework document for operation of NHMF from 2024-2027

The Department for Culture, Media, and Sports (DCMS) has published its framework document for the operation of the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) from 2024-2027, laying out the governance and funding structures of the NHMF, and its relevant duties in … Continue reading

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AIM launches new research project on ‘museum use and management of land, landscapes, green- and blue spaces’

image for illustration The Association of Independent Museums (AIM), with partners Welsh Government and National Museum Directors’ Council and support from Museums Galleries Scotland, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England, has announced a new research project exploring museum … Continue reading

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Church architecture awards 2024: open to 22/07

The National Churches Trust has announced three awards up for grabs, all of which are run in partnership with the Ecclesiastical Architects & Surveyors Association (EASA), and closing 22 July 2024.

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RTPI Future Planners bursary in Scotland more than doubles for 2024

image for illustration: Open Government Licence v3.0 The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) will be offering ten £5,000 RTPI Future Planners bursaries, up from £2,000 last year, to a selection of students who choose to enrol on an RTPI fully … Continue reading

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IHBC’s July CPD Circular now out: Easy access to training, awards & more – from free ‘Affiliate Fast-Track Pilot’ for LA Staff and surgeries to CPD Providers’ events & more

IHBC’s CPD Circular for July offers the usual accessible Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for conservation professionals, including on access to #IHBCReading2024 School CPD, and special support for moving from Supporter to Affiliate member categories, alongside a special ‘fast track’ … Continue reading

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Interested in serving as a co-opted IHBC trustee? With our new Board in place, we’re seeking a trustee with early/mid-career, diversity and/or local authority profiles

With our new 2024 IHBC Board in place, and our plans to enhance representation, we’re seeking a new co-opted trustee to extend our top-level ties across any or all agreed priority areas: early/mid-career; diversity and/or local authority roles.

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IHBC’s ‘Professional’ spotlight: ‘Work as a building conservation officer in an English LPA? This HE initiative could be for you… ’

image for illustration Historic England (HE) will soon launch a new online community of practice aimed at local authority heritage staff, and there is an opportunity in July for any Conservation Officer(s) – or equivalent – working in a local … Continue reading

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‘Politics is not an exact science’… so what does the political future hold for heritage? Free CPD open to all IHBC member categories, online on Thursday 11July, from 4.00 pm

With the General Election upon us now we look past it and into the future with Lizzie Glithero-West, Chief Executive of The Heritage Alliance, who will provide insight into the thinking of the new government.

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest News’: AJ on the restoration of Voysey’s ‘only commercial building’

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’s special news features the Architects’ Journal (AJ) on the restoration of … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep (of Eden)’: Dundee Eden Project given the green light as planning application is approved

image for illustration: Rainforest Eden Project by Julie Munckton, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons The Eden Project Dundee has been granted planning permission. The decision was made at a meeting of Dundee City Council on 17 June 2024, reports … Continue reading

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Mina Hasman appointed as new Chair of the Construction Industry Council’s Climate Change Committee

image for illustration The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has announced the appointment of Mina Hasman – Sustainability Director at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) – as the new Chair of the CIC Climate Change Committee, succeeding Stephen Hodder MBE, who … Continue reading

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National Retrofit Hub calls on professionals, etc. to contribute knowledge on International Retrofit Delivery Models

image for illustration The National Retrofit Hub is calling on professionals, researchers and practitioners to contribute their knowledge on International Retrofit Delivery Models.

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From Risk to Resource: Save’s Buildings at Risk New Entries 2024

SAVE Britain’s Heritage is today adding 86 new entries to our Buildings at Risk register.  The full list of new entries can be reviewed or downloaded at the bottom of the page.

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SPAB announces opening of Sustainable Heritage Award entries for 2024, to 31/07

The Society for the Preservation of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) has announced the 2024 Sustainable Heritage Award, sponsored by Keymer Handmade Tiles, which ‘celebrates sensitive, sympathetic and sustainable upgrades and repairs to traditional buildings’, closing 31/07.

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Traditional Building Cultures Foundation announces 2024 Building Arts Awards Winners

image for illustration: Open Government Licence v3.0 For the eighth consecutive year, the Building Arts Awards, endowed with €40,000, have been granted to four outstanding craftspeople.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the Global doorstep’: Restoring a colonial tribute fountain – Tan Kim Seng Fountain

image for illustration: CC BY-SA 3.0, Tan Kim Seng Fountain The Commonwealth Heritage Forum is helping restore a colonial tribute fountain to Chinese merchant and philanthropist Tan Kim Seng.

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Interested in serving as a co-opted IHBC trustee? With our new Board in place, we’re seeking a trustee with early/mid-career, diversity and/or local authority profiles

With our new 2024 IHBC Board in place, and our plans to enhance representation, we’re seeking a new co-opted trustee to extend our top-level ties across any or all agreed priority areas: early/mid-career; diversity and/or local authority roles.

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