Society Members will be aware from our August Newsletter, that on Tues 25 Sept, we will be holding a short EGM followed by an Open Forum, at the Grange, Carleton. This is as a result of issues which arose through the last two AGMs, and we need to move the Society forward with greater clarity, hence holding […]
A talk at Carleton Grange – Tues 15 May, 2012 at 7.15pm. £2.00 Society Member, and £3.00 non-members, light refreshments will be served after the talk. A raffle will also take place in support of Society funds.
Following initial interest in a partnership-style organised public meeting in February, we can announce that the next meeting will on Fru 11 May in the Nelson Room of Pontefract Town Hall, where the Society hopes this emerging group will move to the next stage of its initial development as an organisaton. Pontefract Civic Society and […]
TUES 6 MARCH, 7:30pm, registration from 7:15pm As usual, Carleton Grange (or Carleton Community Centre) is the venue for our presentations to businesses and property owners in the Design Awards and Facade of the Year 2011. The presentations will be followed by a refreshment break and our AGM. Members new and old welcome.
Public Meeting – Nelson Room, Pontefract Town Hall. Mon 27 February, 2012 6:45pm Viewing displays from 6:45pm, with presentations starting promptly at 7pm, and concluding with networking & volunteering between 8pm and 8:30pm. In the latter part of 2011, the Civic Society started to engage with Wakefield MDC Street Scene Team and local activists in order to discuss initially […]
Tuesday, February 21st, 7:15pm – Central Methodist Church Many of you will remember the campaign and dig of St Richards Friary in 2011 organised by Pontefract Friary Action Group, of which Pontefract Civic Society was a key player. Public meetings took place prior to the dig, and towards the end of dig, though final reporting wasn’t complete. […]
Former Society Treasurer and Executive Member, Dr. Mae Collins will be giving a talk at Rogethorpe Manor Hotel on Tuesday 7 Feb. Please arrive around 7pm for a 7:15pm start. Light refreshments will be available at the end of the talk whicvh allow you to chat with other members and friens of the Civic Society. […]
Some supporters of the Society may have recently attended a drop-in session at The Carleton, organised by the developers. WMDC has confirmed that so far, that planning applications have NOT been received for this site. Councillor Mark Crowther will be holding a public meeting on Fri 3 Feb at 7pm at the Guide Hut on Carleton Park. […]
Membership renewals are underway. New Members are also very welcome. If anyone requires any information beyond what exists on this website, please contact the Secretary using the Contact Form. Tues 17 Jan is a busy day!! A drop in event has been organised at The Carleton (Hotel) by potential developers of the Hardwick Road site […]
Civic Voice Convention and AGM: At a reception in Sheffield Town Hall (Fri 14 Oct, 2011), Paul Cartwright was honoured to collect a ‘Civic Day Award’ on the Society’s behalf for ‘Improved Public Image’ for Pontefract Civic Society. This was based around a series of events, publications and the new website! Civic Day in June 2011 […]