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According to the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), there is a shortage of skilled leadwork conservation craftsmen in the UK who are capable of carrying out appropriate repairs to historic buildings. This skills gap could get considerably worse as colleges no longer teach lead plumbing.
Date Posted: Thu, 16 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT
Last year’s 2013 Games showed the world the amazing impact that volunteers have on society. Every year, over 20 million people across England and the UK volunteer, donating more than 100 million hours to their communities every week.
Date Posted: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:55:00 GMT
The CIPHE has issued the latest document in its Technical Awareness Paper (TAP) series. TAP 002 How to take care of hot and cold water supply systems in unoccupied homes has been authored by CIPHE Past President Stan Tildsley, through the CIPHE’s Safe Water Group.
Date Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:06:00 GMT
Do you view all tradespeople with suspicion or is your local heating engineer your hero? We’ve all heard stories of the ‘cowboy’ plumber, but how many of you have actually had a bad experience and what is your view of the plumbing and heating industry?
Date Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:38:00 GMT
To mark 100 years of the JB Wilkinson Apprentice Merit Shield Award, the Newcastle and District Branch of the CIPHE is organising a Centenary Dinner, which will also include the annual awards of the Wilkinson Shield for 2013.
Date Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:41:00 GMT
The Easter weekend is traditionally the start of the DIY season. So, the question is: will you be cracking open Easter eggs or accidentally taking down the ceiling over the Bank holiday break?
Date Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:26:00 GMT
Kevin Wellman, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), is delighted to hear that apprentices living in the London area will be able to benefit from cheaper travel from May 2013.
Date Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:08:00 GMT
Ron Berry, National President of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE), welcomed some 50 guests to his special dinner, which took place at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn on 5th March.
Date Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:42:00 GMT