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Engaging with planning policy: Cardiff Civic Society

Go to our Network case study page for a new case study in our series on civic societies. In the latest entry we look at how Cardiff Civic Society engages with the local and national planning policy process. Advertisements

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Exploring Abergavenny with the Newtown Civic Society

On Saturday July 12th Newtown Civic Society visiting Abergavenny and met some of Explore Abergavenny (characterisation) group of the Abergavenny Civic Society. The group were welcomed to Abergavenny by Abergavenny’s Town Mayor Councillor Martin Hickman and his wife Mrs Alison

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Save Llandaff Meadow

In April we wrote about the Llandaff Society and the wider community’s campaign to Save Llandaff Meadows. Llandaff Meadows lies between Llandaff Cathedral and the river. Cardiff Metropolitan University is seeking to drain and level it for a football pitch.

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Wrexham awards scheme

Go to our network page for a new case study in our series on civic societies. In the latest entry we look at the Wrexham society’s successful award scheme.

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Save Llandaff meadow!

The Llandaff Society is campaigning to protect a wild meadow from development by Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Planning Policy (slightly) revised

We nearly missed this. An amended version of Planning Policy Wales was issued last month. Dryasdust, of course, but if you’re in the amenity business you need to be aware of it!

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Characterising Newtown

Members of Newtown Civic Society (and a tame conservation officer) caught during characterisation fieldwork in Bryn Street, Penygloddfa, March 7

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Charlotte Square

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.

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Rebuilding a civic society

Anna Lermon explains how the Abergavenny Civic Society transformed itself into an effective organisation with a diverse range of activities Link

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