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Swindon’s Listed Buildings List

15th September 2017 Swindon’s Listed Buildings List Thanks to Martin Newman, member and friend of Swindon Civic Voice, and heritage professional, for this fabulous blog post about Swindon’s listed buildings – well the list of them – if you follow? … Continue reading

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Objection to Application for Market Street Re-development

13th September 2017 Objection to Application for Market Street Re-development: at 12 storeys Picture of view to Market site at 12 storeys PDF – Sketch 1 for objections to market street re-development A PDF – Sketch 2 for objections to … Continue reading

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Save the date: AGM and guest speaker

10th August 2017 Save the date: forthcoming talk and AGM Thursday 19th October at Central Community Centre Further information about both the AGM and the talk will be released in the fullness of time. This post is simply to flag … Continue reading

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I care about where I live

Civic Day: I care about where I live This year’s Civic Day was launched in the Houses of Parliament with the help of Civic Day 2016 award winners and their local MPs. In advance of Civic Day on Saturday June … Continue reading

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Civic Day 2017: Celebrating 50 years of Conservation Areas

30th May 2017 Civic Day 2017: Celebrating 50 years of Conservation Areas Join us for national ‘Civic Day’ on Saturday 17th June from 11am – 4pm FREE admission The event on Facebook.  This year Civic Day, which is led by … Continue reading

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Submission to council 1 & 3 Faringdon Road

Submission re Planning Application S/17/0368, 1 & 3 Faringdon Road Swindon On behalf of ‘Swindon Civic Voice’, c/o Health Hydro, Milton Road Swindon SN1 5JB 17th April 2007 Swindon Civic Voice OBJECTS to the above application on the grounds of … Continue reading

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Waking up to Swindon’s Parishes: Thursday 16th March

Waking up to Swindon’s new parish councils What opportunities do they offer to create more positive, coherent and supportive communities? Next Swindon Civic Voice event on Thursday 16th March (7pm at Health Hydro) will focus on the future of the … Continue reading

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Penny Readings at the Central Community Centre

22 February 2016 The Penny Readings At the Central Community Centre in Emlyn Square. Tuesday 28th February 11am-1pm A super fun and FREE event brought to you at the historic central community centre. www.poetryswindon.org Here’s some general information about the … Continue reading

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February 2017 talk: Town planning in Swindon

 11th February 2017 Town Planning in Swindon Swindon Civic Voice Event: 23rd February 2017 @ Health Hydro, 7pm Swindon Civic Voice are hosting this talk as as part of their regular programme of events. It’s a two-hander from Phil Smith and … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Civic Society Movement

Download a history of the Civic Voice Movement Swindon Civic Voice is part of a wider national Civic Voice movement: http://www.civicvoice.org.uk ‘Civic Voice is the national charity for the civic movement in England. We make places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. … Continue reading

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