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Wakefield Civic Society president, Kevin Trickett, recognised in 2018 New Year's Honours List

Posted on 1 January 2018 12:26 PM by Nicki Embleton

We are delighted to announce that our president, Kevin Trickett, has been recognised in the 2018 New Year's Honours List with the award of an MBE for services to the community in Wakefield.

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Wakefield Civic Society responds to Wakefield Council's proposals to change charges for car parking in the District

Posted on 7 November 2017 03:21 PM by Kevin Trickett

Wakefield Council has called for comments on their proposals to change car parking charges. These changes include

  • New charges for overnight, Sunday and Bank Holiday charging at the Council's current pay-and-display car parks and on-street parking;
  • Limiting free parking to three hours at Thornes Park, Minsthorpe Leisure Centre, Normanton Leisure Centre and Library, and Pontefract Pool;
  • Introducing charging for parking at Anglers Country Park at the same rate as Pugneys.

We have responded to the Council's consultation exercise with the following comments.

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Wakefield Civic Society and Civic Voice to co-host national Civic Society Convention in Wakefield

Posted on 19 October 2017 11:21 AM by Kevin Trickett

Civic society representatives from across the country will meet in Wakefield this week for their national convention hosted by Wakefield Civic Society and organised by Civic Voice.

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Wakefield in the Great War - a talk by author Tim Lynch

Posted on 19 October 2017 10:45 AM by Kevin Trickett

Join us at this free event when author Tim Lynch will tell us about his new book on Wakefield in the Great War.

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Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt - talk by John Grindrod

Posted on 16 September 2017 02:26 PM by Kevin Trickett

Join us to hear author John Grindrod speak about his latest book, Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt

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Heritage Open Days 2017 - Tour offered by Wakefield Civic Society Sunday, 10th September

Posted on 30 August 2017 07:04 PM by Kevin Trickett

Join us for a guided walk of Wood Street as part of our offer for Heritage Open Days.

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