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 […]
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. […]
From 306 national and international entries, 52 projects have been recognised by the prestigious Civic Trust Awards at a ceremony held at The Hub in Edinburgh supported by the City of Edinburgh Council. Awards were presented to the best new buildings, public spaces, restorations and public art by Civic Trust Awards Patron, architect and TV […]
Griff Rhys Jones (President of Civic Voice) congratulating Johm Dent on hearing about our success in the Georgian Society and Civic Trust Awards at the Civic Voice Northwest Network meeting in Preston yesterday.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]