Newsletter 144

We had a successful members’ social meeting in January when we discussed our current activities in a relaxed environment with light refreshments provided and the bar open for drinks. Around 25 members were present. The venue was Club Derwent. We did have one member complain beforehand that it was inappropriate for the Civic Trust to […]

Newsletter 143

The recent period has again been dominated by politics and most recently by the general Election. By the time you read this, we should have a new government. During the election campaign, Civic Voice launched its Manifesto for 2020- 2023, intended for MPs and parliamentary candidates, journalists and researchers who want to find out more […]

Newsletter 142

First of all, a very warm welcome to our new members. We have been conducting an awareness campaign about the Civic Trust by delivering leaflets to virtually all of the households in Cockermouth & Papcastle. This has helped us gain 40 new members since April, – we look forward to meeting you all & involving […]

Newsletter 141

Now is the time to book on both our annual lunch and our annual trip. The annual lunch has a different twist this year as we are travelling to the Helena Thompson Museum in Workington where we will be served lunch followed by a talk about Helena Thompson herself. The food at the museum has […]

Newsletter 140

A Happy New Year to everyone. Our last newsletter was in August. Since then, we have had Heritage Open Days and started our 2018/19 lecture season; we have submitted our second round of nominations for the Allerdale Local List; with Cockermouth Travel, we have finally succeeded in achieving the planting of 31 trees along St […]


Phil Campbell (Chairman) welcomed 24 members to the Annual General Meeting. Apologies: Received from Darren Ward, Pat Hardy and Kath Keeler. Minutes of the meeting of 6th December 2017: The minutes were accepted as a true record by a show of hands. Matters arising:          None. Secretary’s Report:                John Dent The 2017/18 winter programme of […]