Executive Committee meeting: Thursday, 2 February Chairman: James Foulds
Conservation Group meetings: 7 February & 21 March
Chairman John Tranter (Tel: 873507)
Environment Groupmeetings: 18 January & 22 March
Chairman: Bob Hardcastle (Tel: 871633)
Footpaths Groupmeetings: 5 December & 6 March
Chair: Carol Wood
All members of the Civic Society are welcome to attend our Group Meetings. Please contact the group chairmen for the location of the meeting places.
Should any member have a point to put forward it is always possible to contact an Executive Committee member to have it brought up at a meeting.
Clevedon is a seaside resort on the Bristol Channel with easy access from the M5 at Junction 20.
Our attractive town, which has a population of about 21,000, is a vibrant mix of the old and the new, with a good selection of shops for all tastes and a wide assortment of excellent restaurants to relish.
Fantastic views are to be had across the water to South Wales along with interesting walks and one of the most famous sunsets in the country.
This all goes to making Clevedon a special place to enjoy, so
Consulting Engineer Richard Fenton’s work on the Pier began when it was threatened with demolition in 1980. He outlines the long process of its restoration and compares it with the recent refurbishment of the Marine Lake, in which he was also involved.
Jane & Derek Lilly
Derek in his very own indomitable manner will help to unfold the many Celtic symbols and tales relating to this area.
One thing that shines through all of Derek’s talks is that one must ensure that more notice is taken when visiting areas of interest.
One of his favourite expressions is ‘Look Up’
Renovation work on the Peace Memorial.
To commemorate their 45th anniversary, the Civic Society has financed some work to make the writing on the memorial more legible.
Full report and more photographs can be found on the Local History page. Click here.