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  • Arrangements for Handling Heritage Applications

    Posted on August 14, 2017 by in

    In the UK, under the Arrangements for Handling Heritage Applications – notification to Historic England and National Amenity Societies and the Secretary of State (England) Direction 2015, local planning authorities are obliged to consult specified amenity societies on all applications involving the partial or total demolition of a listed building.

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  • Fit for the Future, A Network for Environmental Practitioners

    Posted on February 9, 2016 by in

    Fit for the Future has just launched its 2015 Progress Report.   An interesting and impressive read. The Fit for the Future Network’s mission is to ensure all organisations become more sustainable by sharing best practice and collaborating.  This year they have worked with: 988 environmental practitioners, 106 organisations; collectively saving 14,657 tonnes of CO2 in 2015! […]

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  • A journey through time – campaigning to preserve Kampala’s historical buildings and sites

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, has a relatively short but rich history. This town of approximately 3 million is the product of the ancient Buganda Kingdom as well as of 80 years of British colonialism. In the rush to “modernise”, the city’s built heritage is under immense threat. Currently, there is little appreciation of […]

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  • Nelson Island Experience: To safeguard the national heritage through protection, restoration, preservation and education

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    Nelson Island is one of off Trinidad’s west coast in the Gulf of Paria, comprising of approximately 8 acres. Historically it was used as a landing and immigration depot, and quarantine facility for East Indian indentured immigrants during the period 1866 to 1917. The island still has one of the oldest buildings standing in Trinidad […]

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  • El Camino Inglés (English Way)

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    Tesouros de Galicia intended to promote the renewal of the English Way hand in hand with the International National Trusts Organisation and the Provincial Council of  A Coruña. To achieve this aim different Spanish and British groups got involved in order to spread the contents and values of the Way. During four months, a team […]

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  • Nature Valley 自然谷, Taiwan

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    TEIA, the Taiwan Environmental Information Association, is currently lobbying for a Trust Act which will let conservation NGOs to easier acquire environmental charitable trust properties. We also hope that by making Nature Valley a successful case, more people will support environmental trust and hopefully there will be a second or third environmental trust site in […]

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  • Love Plémont: Save an incredible site in Jersey

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    The Love Plémont project has resulted in the safeguarding of a 11.3 acres of coastal headland located in the north west of Jersey in the Channel Islands. The site is of considerable strategic landscape importance, archeological significance  and is adjacent to the last remaining colony of puffins on the Islands. Plémont had been blighted with […]

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  • How can we get a new National Trust on the map?

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    A catalyst for Cape of Good Hope Heritage Trust The South Africa’s mountainous Cape Peninsula stretches from Table Mountain to Cape Point, a distance of about 90 KM. After Cape Town and Simon’s Town, Hout Bay is the third oldest surviving settlement in the country. Located on the Atlantic seaboard, it once served as an […]

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  • Czech National Trust

    Posted on October 13, 2015 by in

    An interesting case study from the Czech National Trust about their pilot project. INTO has substantially helped the Czech National Trust in the initial phase of its existence through personal support of its leading representatives – Oliver Maurice has spoken at the very first presentation of the newly established trust in the Czech Republic, Catherine Leonard […]

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  • Working with an Advocacy Coalition

    Posted on September 20, 2015 by in

    Working with a coalition of advocates can greatly increase the chance of getting a preservation policy adopted or passed by a governmental body. This is a chapter from the National Trust for Historic Preservation‘s Advocacy Training Manual. Working with an Advocacy Coalition See also, the National Trust’s Advocacy Center Website.

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