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 […]

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 […]

Newsletter 129

Welcome to our Summer Newsletter. Time to start thinking about our 2015/16 season, a new set of entertaining lectures and I’m afraid, annual subscription renewal. We have decided to increase the subscription rate slightly for next year. I don’t apologise for this because we have held the rate constant for over 10 years now, despite […]