New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Who are your Heritage Angels in Birmingham?

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

Time is running out for your nominations for the English Heritage Heritage Angel Awards – entries close on June 15th. So if you have been intending to nominate a group for their rescue and restoration of a building at risk, download the ...

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Deadline is Sunday! Heritage Lottery Fund seeking three Birmingham-based Grants Officers

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

The HLF is looking to recruit three Grants Officers as follows: Full time permanent Grants Officer Full time maternity cover Grants Officer (up to 12 months) Full time flexible resource Grants Officer fixed term contract initially up to 12 months The primary purpose of the role ...

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Six week Birmingham Conservation Trust fundraising challenge set. I‘m adding a few clicks onto my on-line shopping trips!

Posted June 5th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 2 Comments

I shop on-line all the time – I admit I am a huge fan of Amazon. But I have only just found out that I can raise money for BCT and help save our wonderful and threatened Birmingham built heritage by buying ...

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Introducing a new team member!

Posted June 5th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

We are delighted to welcome Suzanne Carter to the BCT team on a part time basis for the next few months. Some of you may remember Suzanne from her days as Outreach Manager for English Heritage. As well as supporting Elizabeth in her work, Suzanne ...

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Space: do you have any spare?

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

Our friends at the Heritage Alliance sent us this. Can you help? Young people crave somewhere to do the things they love – whether that’s sport or the arts, or both. But finding and accessing the space in which to do is not ...

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Our colleagues at the National Trust seek new members for the Midlands Advisory Board – could that be you?

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

The Midlands Advisory Board is a group of volunteers who advise and support the Trust’s management team and Board of Trustees. They need strategic thinkers who are passionate about the Trust in the Midlands and have experience in their areas of work.  ...

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New learning programme at Coffin Fitting Works in development. Dead exciting!

Posted May 28th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

  Last week Jackie and Kris, two of our wonderful volunteers, came into the office to present their ideas for a schools learning programme at Newman Brothers. Both experts in delivering heritage education programmes, we are more than a little delighted that they have ...

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Will it be the next project?

Posted May 28th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with 1 Comment

For some time we have been considering a tiny, semi-derelict but lovely building in Yardley Cemetery as a future project. Currently owned by the Birmingham’s Bereavement Services, and no longer suitable for current purposes, this fantastic building is in poor condition and ...

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6 month Bursary Placement with Oxford Lime – Apply now!

Posted May 28th, 2012 by Suzanne Carter with No Comments

An exciting opportunity for those seeking training in heritage skills is being promoted by Cathy Clarke at HeritageSkillsHUB. Oxford Lime Mortar Limited is offering a 6 month fixed term bursary placement for a Lime Mortars and Renders Trainee. The company takes on a ...

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A history of children’s lives in Birmingham – exhibition and two blogs.

Posted April 30th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

You might know that there’s an exhibition on children’s lives in Birmingham since the 18th century at the Gas Hall at the moment (go here for opening hours and prices). You might have missed a couple of blogs worth checking, one from the ...

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