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We are now Civic Trust Cymru and our website is: http://civictrustcymru.org.uk/. This website is no longer updated.

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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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We have moved!

  As of today you’ll find us at: 1/07 Creative Quarter Morgan Arcade Cardiff CF10 1AF We really hope civic society members will come and visit us for a cup of tea if they’re ever in Cardiff. We’d love to

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‘Make no little plans’: planning in Wales 1945-1996

The next installment of the history of planning in Wales is by Neil Harris who discusses the post-1947 period up to the start of devolution of planning to Wales. This article was, written for, and first published in the Royal

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Practice guidance on planning and the Welsh language

The Welsh Government have published guidance for planning authorities on how Welsh language considerations can be incorporated into the preparation and review of Local Development Plans. The guidance is intended to support Technical Advice Note 20: Planning and the Welsh

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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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Next Cadw CEO appointed

Last Thursday the Minister for Culture and Sport, John Griffiths, announced the next head of Cadw to be Kate Clark. She will take over from Marilyn Lewis who retires this summer. “Through Cadw, the Welsh Government has a dynamic vision

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Plas Llanelly House

The Grade I listed Llanelly House, described in The Buildings of Wales as ‘an extraordinary house’, sits in the centre of modern Llanelli town. Today Llanelly House has no gardens, but the town to the south of the House down

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