Our Planning committee met on Monday 8th January to discuss planning applications received in the period 4th Dec 2017 – 1st Jan 2018. The applications discussed and our comments were as follows:
Pontefract Civic Society are proud to be working with Wakefield Council and Wakefield District Housing to draft a ten year plan, identifying areas of Pontefract which are in need of regeneration and ways in which the town’s heritage and culture can be promoted. “This plan will focus just on Pontefract itself, rather than the wider […]
Pontefract Civic Society commends the fantastic work achieved by Pontefract in Bloom in enhancing the town centre with hanging baskets and planters. Our trustees were therefore pleased to offer £300 to Pontefract in Bloom in sponsorship of the metalwork sculpture on Bridge Street. The sculpture was created by Stephen Williamson for Pontefract in Bloom as a memorial […]
Our Planning committee met on Monday 11th December to discuss planning applications received in the period 6th Nov – 4th Dec. The applications discussed and our comments were as follows:
Following the success of our 2017 calendar of locally taken photographs, we once again asked the public to submit their favourite shots of the town for a 2018 calendar, and the entries were stunning! The photos were anonymously assessed by an independent judge, Steve Ininns, and 12 finalised chosen. Out of those 12, three were […]
Pupils from Carleton Park J&I School and the King’s High School in Pontefract elected to take part in a poster competition to say what they think about littering around the town, which saw prizes being awarded to a winner and runners up from each school. Carleton Park Junior & Infant School (Madeline, Grace, Maisie) […]
Heritage Open Days is England’s largest heritage festival, taking place Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 September.
Join us in Pontefract and explore the multitude of familiar and hidden places on your doorstep, completely free of charge!