Monthly Archives: June 2024

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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AHF Announces Thrive Together Fund: For Charities etc at SME scale seeking diversification

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF), in collaboration with the Social Investment Business, has launched the Thrive Together Fund, ‘aimed at small and medium sized charities and social enterprises based in and delivering impact in England, who are trading and looking … Continue reading

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DCMS Sector Skills Shortages and Skills Gaps: 2022, UK

Official Statistics in development on skills shortages and skills gaps in the DCMS sectors and sub-sectors for 2022, based on the Department for Education’s Employer Skills Survey.

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Heritage Harbours – Key Aims, in 10 goals, represent a shared approach by partners to help them survive and thrive

Heritage Harbours and Heritage Inland Ports are places that support the UK’s national fleet of historic vessels and whose heritage and environment are actively promoted by the local community.

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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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IHBC Toolbox’s latest Guidance Note now out: ‘Emergency Works, Application of S9(3) Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990’

The IHBC’s latest Toolbox Guidance Note, drafted in consultation with the Institute’s Legal Panel, provides advice on the application of S9 (3) of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, and has been prepared in response to questions … 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’s ‘Professional’ spotlight on HES on LinkedIn: Elizabeth McCrone IHBC on ‘Would a VAT Rebate Help Repair Scotland’s Historic Buildings?’

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) Director of Heritage Elizabeth McCrone has posted on LinkedIn to explain why HES commissioned research on VAT and what the findings were. image for illustration

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (Council) doorstep: Council set to close ‘obsolete’ Kendal County Hall

Westmorland and Furness Council is moving services from Kendal’s County Hall after report indicated it needed £7.4m in repairs, reports BBC News. image for illustration: County Hall, Kendal by Richard Kelly, CC BY 4.0, Wikimedia Commons

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2024 Winners of Europe’s top heritage awards from the European Commission & Europa Nostra: Summary of awards, including UK

The European Commission and Europa Nostra today announced the 2024 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and including the Europa Nostra Awards 2024 for outstanding projects … Continue reading

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SAVE calls for national debate on demolition of Scottish heritage

SAVE Britain’s Heritage has launched a public petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to host a national debate to bolster safeguards for threatened listed buildings. image for illustration: Ayr Station Hotel By Goodreg3 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

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Michael Sheppard Appointed New Executive Director of Cathedral Workshop Fellowship

The Cathedral Workshop Fellowship (CWF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Sheppard as its new Executive Director. image for illustration – Gloucester Cathedral by Joanna Theobald

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CITB introduces new ‘Into Work’ grant: What’s? new in the Grants Scheme

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) introduces its new ‘Into Work Grant’ to help employers recruit and retain talent within the construction industry. image for illustration: Open Government Licence v3.0

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New CABE President Inaugurated

CABE is happy to announce that Richard Flynn PCABE CEng CEnv C.Build E FCABE is the Association’s new President.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the Global doorstep’: Site of 3.6Mn-year-old human footprint one of 22 new Cultural Protection Fund projects

Site of 3.6-million-year-old human footprint at risk from climate change is one of 22 new projects to be supported by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund. image for illustration

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IHBC’s celebrates learning, insights, networking & more at 2024’s ‘addictive’ #IHBCReading2024 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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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 applauds presentation of Marsh IHBC Award for Community Contribution to IHBC’s David Blackburn at 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner

The IHBC has welcomed the presentation of the 2024 Marsh IHBC Award for Community Contribution to David Blackburn IHBC, at our 2024 Reading School Annual Dinner.

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IHBC’s ‘Professional’ Signpost: Civic Voice publishes Manifesto 2024-2028

England’s Civic Voice has published its Manifesto for 2024-2028

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