Newsletter 137

A Happy New Year to everyone as we enter our 51st year. We successfully completed our 50th anniversary celebrations at the October Lecture Meeting. Katie Gentry opened proceedings with a lovely folk concert. We then enjoyed a buffet & Tom Hughes, a past Chairman, and Ian Dodsworth, our retiring Treasurer, cut the Anniversary Cake. We […]

Newsletter 135

A shorter update newsletter this time as it does not seem that long since our last newsletter in July. Apart from the updates, the main objectives of this newsletter is to tell you about our forthcoming lecture programme and to remind you that it is time to renew your subscriptions for the 2017/18 season. Please […]

Newsletter 135

We are now well into our 50th anniversary year. We have had our 50th anniversary lunch with Hunter Davies and we have issued the anniversary newsletter, celebrating our achievements over the 50 years. The next anniversary event will be cutting the cake with a celebratory evening of entertainment at our first member’s meeting of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]