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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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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… ’

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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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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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IHBC to be represented at Housing Cymru conference and exhibition 11 July 2024 – Charities etc. FREE!

IHBC Technical Panel Chair Professor John Edwards will share the stage with Jill Fairweather of Cadw and natural insulation product manufacturers to talk about the need for a more informed approach towards retrofit and insulation of traditional building.

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (council) doorstep’: Landlord and company fined for planning violations

A Bedford landlord has been found guilty of multiple planning enforcement violations reports Bedford Borough Council.

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.5M works this week: Diocese seeks expert guidance on heritage values in planning context, closing 24/07

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 is a call from an English Diocese for expert … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (construction) doorstep’: Listing status secures long-term future of Glasgow art deco cinema

image for illustration: emma mykytyn / Old Mecca/Vogue Cinema, Balmore Road, Glasgow An art deco former cinema that was saved from demolition after a last-minute intervention by Glasgow City Council has now been added to the list of Scotland’s protected buildings, reports … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2024 Yearbook now out, Part 1: Officers’ updates, with IHBC & members lauded in EH Chair’s foreword – as ‘long been at the vanguard of conservation’

The IHBC’s 2024 Yearbook has been issued in partnership with Cathedral Communications, as the essential sector guide, reference and update for 2024, with a foreword by Gerard Lemos CMG CBE, Chair of English Heritage and opening speaker at our Reading … Continue reading

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IHBC to be represented at Housing Cymru conference and exhibition 11 July 2024 – Charities etc. FREE!

IHBC Technical Panel Chair Professor John Edwards will share the stage with Jill Fairweather of Cadw and natural insulation product manufacturers to talk about the need for a more informed approach towards retrofit and insulation of traditional building.

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IHBC ‘Professional’ Signpost from Designing Buildings: Construction industry ‘ramps up for the general election’

On May 22, 2024, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced he was calling for a general election so Designing Buildings is offering a brief look at some of the reactions. image: Open Government Licence v3.0

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from £1.7Mn works this week: Council & Crown seek urban designers’ proposals for ‘transformational’ work, to 07/08 and valued £1.6Mn

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 is a call from a council and the Crown … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Milford-on-Sea’s beach huts to be finally removed by council

Beach huts at Milford-on-Sea wrecked by stormy weather will be removed, New Forest District Council (NFDC) has said, reports The Daily Echo. image for illustration

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (ecclesiastical) doorstep’: Guilford Cathedral fundraising to repair iconic glass panes damaged by vandals completes, as artist sought

Guilford Cathedral is seeking artist via the ender process to repair John Hutton’s Angel Door of the Cathedral. image Guildford Cathedral

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IHBC celebrates presentation of Marsh IHBC Award for ‘Successful Learning in Heritage Skills’ to Damian Williams at 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner

[slideshow_deploy id=’40257′] The IHBC has welcomed the presentation of the 2024 Marsh IHBC Award for ‘Successful Learning in Heritage Skills’ to Damian Williams at our 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner.

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IHBC celebrates learning, insights, networking & more at 2024’s ‘addictive’ Reading School on ‘Place & Building Care…’: Interim update, thanks & signposts to ‘IHBC CPD, despite purdah’

[slideshow_deploy id=’40222′] As IHBC’s 2024 Reading School has (mostly) ended, the IHBC offers more thanks to speakers, volunteers, supporters, participants and Sponsors –Principal Sponsor MFL Insurance Group and Reception Sponsor Velux – with an interim update on #IHBCReading2024 past and … Continue reading

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