Newsletter 149

Welcome to 2021 and best wishes to all for a better year ahead. I’m afraid that we are still in the pandemic tunnel and we still have to take all the necessary precautions and endure the ongoing restrictions on our lives. However, hopefully we are beginning to see the light at the end and possibly […]

Newsletter 148

A relatively short newsletter at this time to keep everyone up to date with what’s going on. As you know, we have had to cancel all of our face to face meetings prior to Christmas. However, we have been able to arrange some alternative activities over the internet using ‘Zoom’. I do apologise to those […]

Newsletter 147

We are drawing to the end of our 53rd year of the Civic Trust and it must have been the most disrupted and difficult year to date by far. The 2020/21 season will have its problems as well, certainly in the first half, but we are hoping of course that the situation will gradually improve. […]

Newsletter 146

I hope that you are all ‘keeping safe’ during this difficult time. At least we have had some superb weather which I think has made the restrictions much easier to bear. From a Civic Trust point of view it’s so disappointing that we have had to cancel so many activities but I hope that you […]

Newsletter 145

You will probably not be surprised to learn that, in common with other groups and societies, we are having to significantly curtail our group activities over at least the next few months in the light of the Coronavirussituation and current Government advice. However, we do still intend to continue to function as a Trust and […]

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 […]