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Civic Trust Cymru

Today The Civic Trust for Wales becomes Civic Trust Cymru. The Trust’s aims and objectives (and staff) will transfer to the new organisation, a charitable incorporated organisation. We will be carrying on the good work of the Civic Trust for Wales. A

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Retirement of Jo Coles

After eight years at the Civic Trust for Wales, Jo has decided to take well-earned retirement. We at the Trust are very sad to see her go. Jo’s enthusiasm, support and hard work was instrumental in the success of the

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Learn about the work of Rhiwbina Civic Society

On Tuesday March 17th Rhiwbina Civic Society is holding a public meeting. All are welcome. Come and learn about the varied and interesting work of this Society. We’ll have an exhibition about the different projects, a book launch of the updated ‘The

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Reforming Local Government White Paper

On February 3rd Leighton Andrews, the Welsh Government Public Services Minister, published the ‘Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper – Reforming Local Government: Power to Local People‘. The white paper sets out proposals for reform in the following fields: local

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Successful meeting to revive Conwy Civic Society

Conwy Town Council hosted a meeting on Wednesday evening in the beautiful surroundings of Conwy Guildhall to revive Conwy Civic Society. A society with a long and successful history but one now in need of a helping hand. The response was very

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Public meeting to revive Conwy Civic Society

A public meeting is being held on Wednesday January 28th to revive Conwy Civic Society. The society began in 1966 and was founded to defend the built environment of Conwy, Llandudno Junction and Deganwy.  After many years  the society has ceased

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Nonconformist heritage of Wales from Addolai Cymru & RCAHMW

The Civic Trust for Wales were present at the launch of a new digital resource ‘show-casing’ the Nonconformist heritage of Wales that took place in the former Pembroke Terrace Welsh Presbyterian Chapel, in Cardiff – one of the buildings featured

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Save the Coal Exchange: A public meeting to discuss practical solutions

An invitation from Cardiff Civic Society and Stephen Doughty MP

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Celebrating 50 years of the Civic Trust for Wales

This article was first published in the Royal Town Planning Institute Cymru’s Autumn 2014 edition of Cynllunio  This December the Civic Trust for Wales will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The raison d’etre of the Trust is to promote civic pride

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Changes to guidance on sustainable buildings

Today a number of changes were made to Welsh Government planning policy as a result of the amendments to Part L of the Building Regulations (Conservation of Fuel and Power) coming into force today. These changes extend the energy efficiency

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