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 […]

Newsletter 128

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter. The winter season of lectures has now been completed and I would like to take the opportunity to thank Duncan Keeler on behalf of you all for successfully organising our lectures for the past few years. He has now ‘retired’ from this particular task and Brian and Margaret Coley have […]

Newsletter 126

Welcome to our late summer newsletter. We have had another active summer for members, including: Our visit to Barrow Visit to Helena Thompson Museum, courtesy of Workington Civic Trust Our summer garden party Town Clean Up Day Bernard Bradbury Memorial Lecture (5th Sept) Heritage Open Days (11th to 14th Sept) Our Cockermouth summer has, of […]

Newsletter 125

The time has finally arrived for the repair of the roadway on Main Street following the floods and the incorporation of a new storm drain. It is a crying shame that the grander scheme that included new pavements and artwork on both sides of the street did not materialise in the end due to insufficient […]

Newsletter 124

Happy New Year to you all. I think you will agree that 2013 was quite a busy year for us. I would highlight in particular the following successes: The Walks of Pride, which have resulted in visible improvements to the townscape, potentially with more in the pipeline. A meeting with the then director of Civic […]