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‘Llunio Pen-y-Bont / Capturing Bridgend’ Photography Competition: NOW OPEN

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      Civic Trust Cymru are launching a photography competition in Bridgend, with the support of Bridgend Civic Trust. We are calling for local people to tell us what you think good, bad and ugly, about Bridgend town by sending us photos. The competition opened for entries on Monday 19th September. The competition will […]

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

Characterisation, community engagement and place-making

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This is the revised text of a presentation given to an RTPI Urban Design and Conservation regional seminar hosted by Cardiff University’s School of Planning and Geography Innovation and Engagement unit on 25 March 2014. This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014.

Charlotte Square

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Rhiwbina and District Civic Society is producing a character study of this large Cardiff suburb. This report on Charlotte Square illustrates the approach they have taken to the project. This article was first published on The Civic Trust for Wales website in 2014.

Cardiff Civic Society asks Minister to Call-in Cardiff Central Square planning application

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Today’s South Wales Echo gives substantial media coverage to the Cardiff Civic Society following its letter to the Minister for Planning and Regeneration, Carl Sergeant  asking him to call in a planning application for Cardiff’s central square. The chair of the Society, Nerys Lloyd-Pierce asked the minister to call in the application for determination  for five reasons: […]

Tree Cover in Wales’ Towns and Cities

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The below article is reproduced with the kind permission of its author Heather Williams. It was first published in the March 2015 edition of Ruthin Town and Around.   Trees are powerful and versatile natural assets which have many different benefits. They help to create attractive towns, improve health and well-being, connect people with nature, […]