Our Summary of the Recent Planning Announcements

Policy News

At a ‘Building Beautiful Places’ event on 20 July, the Government launched new planning measures, through which it aims to improve local infrastructure, help the environment, champion neighbourhood design and boost health and wellbeing among communities. Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State for Housing, launched the Office for …

Offers for Heritage Alliance Members

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Did you know that members of The Heritage Alliance can take advantage of a series of free offers from specialists across the heritage sector? Scroll down to see the offers that are currently available to our members, offered by organisations within our membership that support heritage organisations across …

The Queen’s Speech May 2021 – Our Summary

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Our summary of the 2021 Queen’s Speech, for the heritage sector. The Queen’s Speech, delivered on 11 May, set out the Government’s agenda for 2021. Key news for heritage centred around the Government’s plans for ‘levelling up’, the confirmed introduction of changes to the planning …

Peter Ainsworth

Editor News

On behalf of the Chief Executives and Boards of the Churches Conservation Trust and the Heritage Alliance, we are very sad to have to announce the sudden passing of our Chair of Trustees, Peter Ainsworth. He has been a passionate advocate for heritage; he will …

Applications have reopened for the Rebuilding Heritage programme!

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Applications are now open for the next round of support from Rebuilding Heritage, including for new group training offers in financial literacy, digital marketing for freelancers and workplace inclusion. This is in addition to the offers of support in business planning, communications, fundraising, legal issues, leadership and …

#HeritageChat

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#HeritageChat is a monthly, one-hour Twitter chat to discuss collectively important topics for the sector. It is run from the handle @HeritageChat, using a set of questions suggested by users. The next #HeritageChat, on Tuesday 16th March 1-2pm (UK time), will be devoted to ‘Local Heritage & …

Heritage Recovery Plan

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HEF (The Historic Environment Forum) Covid Task Group has worked closely with Historic England to compile a Heritage Recovery Plan for the period from April 2021 as the latest national lockdown comes to an end. The Plan covers four themes: re-opening, resilience, skills and return to growth with actions …

Welcome to Our New Members

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This fortnight, we are delighted to welcome the Royal Archaeological Institute as the latest member of The Heritage Alliance and our new Individual Supporter, Stephen Bradley. Royal Archaeological Institute The Royal Archaeological Institute (RAI) is a leading national archaeology society, with a history dating back to 1844. …

Heritage Day 2021 – Visit Our Virtual Programme

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We are delighted to announce that Caroline Dinenage MP, the new Minister of State for Digital and Culture, will be speaking at this year’s Heritage Day. She will be giving a keynote speech at the event, alongside Sir Laurie Magnus, Chair of Historic England. Questions for the …