Newsletter 133

Welcome to 2017, our 50th Anniversary Year. A year to celebrate and recognise what we have achieved. A year perhaps to also look to the future and what we would like to achieve for Cockermouth over the next few years. Ideally this would be supported by a progressive Neighbourhood Plan, but so far our Town […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 2016

7.30pm Wednesday 2nd November 2016 Phil Campbell (Chairman) welcomed 30 members and visitors to the Annual General Meeting. Apologies:  Vic Emmerson Minutes of the meeting of 4th November 2015: Peter Hubbard proposed that the minutes be accepted as a true record – this was seconded by Ros Earthy and passed unanimously. Matters arising:          None. […]

Newsletter 132

September has arrived along with a new Civic Trust season and we are still in argument with all 3 councils. The Town Council collectively fail to see the future benefits of a Neighbourhood Plan for Cockermouth. Allerdale BC continue to exclude our Conservation Areas from Local Heritage Listing. The County Council still will not keep […]

Heritage Open Days – 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 THURSDAY 8th to SUNDAY 11th ‘Heritage Open Days’ is England’s biggest heritage festival. It celebrates our fantastic history, architecture and culture; offering people the chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore. This is an opportunity for everyone, whatever their background, age or […]

Newsletter 131

Headlines for this newsletter: We welcome Freddie Gick, Chair of Civic Voice, to Cockermouth Celebrations of John Dalton 250 begin with the unveiling of the John Dalton Way Plaque Heritage Open Days plans are progressing well, boosted by John Dalton 250 Tickets are now on sale for our trip to Carlisle and Lanercost Priory on […]

Newsletter 130

·         ‘We were devastated that Cockermouth has been hit yet again and send our sympathy to all affected. Best wishes to all’, Barbara and Peter Colley  (former secretary & architectural adviser to Cockermouth CivicTrust) ·         ‘I’ve been shedding a few tears listening to the news about the town, so soon after the last flood.. I […]