Historic towns take the initiative on Heritage Protection


The Heritage Protection Bill, which is expected to go through Parliament early in 2009, will have far reaching effects on the historic towns and cities of England . Many of the proposed changes have been welcomed by organisations and professionals working in the heritage environment.

However, concerns have been voiced, in line with the Parliamentary Committee's Report published in the summer, regarding the skills and resources which will be available in Local Authorities to implement the new regime.

To address some of these concerns the small Midlands City of Lichfield hosted a national conference, organised by the English Historic Towns Forum. Read more ...
Read the Annual Conference report.