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‘Conservation Coach’ A study day on the move!

Conservation Coach

The Royal Society of Architects in Wales and Civic Trust Cymru have coordinated the ‘Conservation Coach’ a study day on the move on Friday 23rd September 2016. Book now for a tour by coach from Cardiff to Hay Castle, the Landmark Trust’s Llwyn Celyn and White Castle Vineyard. It promises to be an very interesting day. […]

The Demise of the Traditional Market Town

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Heritage-led or Supermarket-led Regeneration? Guest article by Edward Holland (http://www.hollandheritage.co.uk/)  Abergavenny Cattle Market before and after demolition © author Historically, settlements evolved around a fortification or a place of worship.  The larger settlements then became market places where local people could trade and many became the focus for a network of communities.  From medieval times […]

Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016

Written Statement from the Welsh Government: Consultation on proposals for secondary legislation to support the Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016 and various best-practice guidance documents  Ken Skates Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure The Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016 received Royal Assent and became law on 21 March 2016 in the closing days of the […]

Job advert: Project Officer

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Role: Part-Time (2.5 days a week) Project Officer. Fixed term until March 2017 Location Cardiff office (Morgan Arcade Cardiff) To apply for this role please send a cv and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to anna@civictrustcymru.org.uk. Questions can also be sent to this email address. The deadline for receipt of applications is 9am Monday […]

Creating Pride in Place 2 – Conwy

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Our March event was so successful,  100% said they would attend a similar event in the future**, so we’re running it again, but this time in beautiful Conwy Guildhall. See below for the programme and booking form.      CTC May 25th 2016 programme May 25th 2016 Booking form   Feedback from the March event**: *Very […]

Bridgend Awareness Day

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If you live in or near Bridgend, don’t miss this event organised by Bridgend Civic Trust on Saturday April 23rd to find out about the great work of these local voluntary organisations  

Launch of Impact Report for Civic Trust Cymru 2010-16

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We are delighted to launch Civic Trust Cymru’s first Impact Report.                         Ymddiriedolaeth Ddinesig Cymru_IR_2010-16   CivicTrustCymru_IR_2010-16_English As a Trust, we’ve realised that the time has come to shout more loudly about what we do and about the people we do it for. In recent years, […]

Wales Heritage Group launches Manifesto for Heritage

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Maniffesto Treftadaeth_Cym   Manifesto for Heritage_Eng   For more information see: the Wales Heritage Group page

Creating pride of place day: Friday 18th March

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Civic Trust Cymru is hosting an inspirational day offering practical support through presentations, debate and workshops for civic societies, and individuals and groups who care about the place in which they live Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff 10.00 for 10.40am; ends 4.15 To find out more download the programme: CTC March 18 2016 programme To book: compete […]

Notice of the Civic Trust for Wales* Annual General Meeting on 12th January 2016 at 11am.

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Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Civic Trust for Wales* will take place in the offices of Civic Trust Cymru, Creative Quarter, Morgan Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1AF for the purpose of transacting the following business: Matters arising Financial report Trustees report 2014-15 Election of Trustees Appointment of officers Appointment of auditors […]