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Report & Pictures of the two November walk!

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Executive Committee meeting: Thursday, 1 February Chairman: James Foulds (Tel: 340707)

Conservation Group meetings: 28 November

Chairman John Tranter (Tel: 873507)

Environment Group meetings:  22 November

Chairman: Bob Hardcastle (Tel: 871633)

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.

Footpaths Group meetings: 5 December

Chairman: Ross Janes (876157)


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  

welcome to our town.

Lionel Palairet.

A Clevedon Legend?

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Can you help to identify any of these people?

They were all members of the Clevedon Home Guard during World War ll

Click here to go to the Clevedon Home Guard Page

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Registered Charity No: 263374  -  Founded in 1970

Details of our Talks through to June 2018

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Leave Strode Road Car Park at 9.30am

Walk length: 4.5 miles. Fairly level with just a steepish slope coming out of Axbridge, No Stiles.

Pub Lunch

Leaders: Wendy & Geoff

Telephone: 874767.

Axbridge – Winscombe - Axbridge

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Titanic Effort

Paul Barnett

This talk seeks to explore the bravery and apparent cowardice centered around the RMS Carpathia's dash to save a stricken liner.

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Civic Society members please note:

The Society’s Annual General Meeting will follow this talk

Clevedon’s Maritime Past

History of the shipping activities, both large and small, associated with our town of Clevedon, written by the local maritime historian, Peter Gosson.

Including 195 illustrations

118 pages

Priced at £7.99

All meetings are at

St Andrew’s Church Centre, Clevedon at 7.30pm

All are welcome, visitors £3

An Album of Allsorts

Jane Lilly

The eagerly awaited annual talk on Clevedon doings by our own local historian, Jane Lilly.


Details can be found on the Society’s ‘Shop’ page

A message from the group chairman, Bob Hardcastle:

Just to thank all those who turned out in force to help with the clearing of The Donkey Path on the 13th November.

A record number of ten I think. Just as well as the Path seems to get longer each year!

The Path is now leaf and litter free – with bushes etc. cut back to provide clear access.

Thanks again – regards Bob

PS And just a reminder of the next Environment Group meeting at my house on Wednesday 22 November at 7.30.

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Photographs from:

Angela Slotte