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November 2014 news

Birmingham City Council heeds conservation warning

Thursday 20 November 2014: Birmingham City Council has promptly responded to the Victorian Society’s call to appoint a second conservation officer and is now advertising a vacancy.

Manchester Council should press for prompt redevelopment of former fire station

Wednesday 19 November 2014: Manchester Council should work with Britannia Hotels to ensure that the Grade-II*-listed London Road fire station, which has laid largely empty since 1986, is repaired and brought back into use within a strict time frame.

Protesters to spend Christmas in occupied Town Hall

Tuesday 18 November 2014: Protesters vowed to occupy Fenton Town hall over Christmas and beyond following today’s meeting between the Ministry of Justice, Rob Flello MP, local campaigners and the Victorian Society.

Council’s decision on demolished Victorian glass house welcomed

Thursday 13 November 2014: The Victorian Society now urges the Council to enforce the rebuilding of the glasshouse following its unlawful destruction.

Victorian Society hopes to help secure Fenton Town hall’s future

Wednesday 12 November 2014: The protesters occupying Fenton Town Hall in Stoke-on-Trent have highlighted the urgent need to find a use for the building which preserves its architectural integrity.

Birmingham’s conservation crisis

Wednesday 5 November 2014: Birmingham's problems attributed, at least in part, to the 86% fall in the number of conservation officers employed by the Council over the last five years.

British Legion and War Memorials Trust join our call to re-erect Sheffield’s missing war monument

Monday 3 November 2014: The Royal British Legion and the War Memorials Trust are among the organisations that have joined our call on Sheffield Council to re-errect its Grade II-listed Crimean War monument

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