New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Olympics “bad news for uk heritage” – Heritage Lottery Fund

Posted March 16th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

We can now share with you a response from the Heritage Lottery Fund to the news that the bill for the Olympics has risen to 9.35 billion. Their statements says: ‘This is bad news for the UK’s heritage’, comments Dame Liz Forgan, ...

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£9.35bn for the Olympics – how much for the Heritage Lottery Fund?

Posted March 15th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

So tell us, what effects will the doubling (or trebling if you include the new £2.7bn contingency fund) of the cost of the Olympics have on the ability of building preservation trusts and other community groups to keep on finding innovative new ...

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Simplified listing announced in Heritage White Paper.

Posted March 9th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

This week the government has proposed to reform and simplify the way heritage sites are listed and protected to create “a unified…system, with more opportunities for public involvement” which will “put the historic environment at the heart of the planning system”. The Heritage ...

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Heritage and Cities – a Lower Eastside Dialogue.

Posted March 7th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Lower Eastside Dialogues The third Lower Eastside dialogue of 2007 will include a contribution from Ramona Usher – the project development officer here at the Birmingham Conservation Trust. It’s a chance to explore the link between heritage and regeneration in our cities, especially from ...

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