Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015: Heritage sector recognised!

Around forty individuals from across the heritage and culture sector have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours – congratulations to them all! Royal Victorian Order LVO went to: Mark James Lane [Gardens manager, London Palaces, Royal Household].  CBE's went to:  Loyd Grossman [services to Heritage]; Jonathan Church [Artistic director Chichester Festival Theatre, services to the…

Consultation: Greater London Archaeological Priority Area Guidelines

Historic England has launched a consultation on the Greater London Archaeological Priority Area Guidelines with a call for comments by 31st July 2015. Working with the support of The Mayor of London, the consultation, Archaeological Priority Area Guidelines, forms part of Historic England’s Greater London Archaeological Advisory Service (GLAAS) long-term project to review, revise and…

Onshore wind farm planning rules changed

New planning rules means local residents must now have the final say over whether onshore windfarm applications get the go-ahead in their local area, it was announced by the Communities and Local Government Secretary, Greg Clark, on 18th June 2015. DCLG states that when considering a planning application for wind turbines in their local area,…