A Flag for Cockermouth

The Cockermouth Civic Trust has been working with Philip Tibbetts ,MA, designing a flag for Cockermouth. Philip is the Assistant to the Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute and an Advisor to the Parliamentary Flags and Heraldry Committee. In the design we wanted to show the confluence of the two rivers, the castle and a […]

Civic Trust Walk of Pride

On 7th July a group of 12 people took part in the Cockermouth Civic Trust’s first walk of pride around the centre of Cockermouth. The objective was to identify buildings and streetscape that we are proud of as well as areas that the group felt could be improved for the benefit of Cockermouth as a whole. […]

Cockermouth Shopfront Scheme shortlisted for national Civic Trust award

Press Release – January 2011 Cockermouth Shopfront Scheme shortlisted for national Civic Trust award The Cockermouth Shopfront Heritage Grant Scheme has been shortlisted for a 2012 Civic Trust award. Established in 1959, the Civic Trust award scheme recognises the very best in architecture, urban design, planning, landscape, public realm and public art. Shortlisted projects are […]

Cockermouth Civic Trust Special Member’s Meeting

The Civic Trust held a special member’s meeting on Wednesday. The purpose was to provide time for the committee and members to jointly review issues affecting Cockermouth and the future of the Civic Trust movement in Cockermouth & nationally.  A key focus was how to encourage new active membership at a time when the Civic […]

Winners – Georgian Group Architectural Awards

Cockermouth and District Civic Trust are delighted to announce the Cockermouth Shop Front Heritage Scheme has been named as a joint winner of a national architectural award. The Scheme offered traders in the town’s post-flood Main Street funding to restore their properties to their former Georgian splendour. The Scheme came in as a joint winner […]