Our next meeting will be held on Thursday 3rd March 2016, where our guest speaker Andrew Richardson will be talking about Heritage Crime in a talk entitled “Policing the Past”. All are most welcome; members free of charge, guests £2.
Details of subsequent meetings are shown on the Calendar page.
The committee was re-
Roger Hayes, our Membership Secretary, would like to remind members that subscriptions are now due. Details (and a link to download the all-
OUR NEXT COACH TRIP
Our next trip is to Bruges, on Tuesday 24th May, leaving Margate at 7.30am, travelling with Carol Peters coach via Eurotunnel and stopping off at the Carrefour Hypermarket at Cite Europe on the way home. Please click here for more details and how to book.
Thanet District Council have produced an excellent new video showing our wonderful coastline -
BIMBY (or Beauty-
Margate Civic Society is very pleased to be one of the twelve Civic Societies who are piloting the BIMBY Housing Toolkit project. This project has been launched by the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and consists of an easy-
The BIMBY principle is to accept that new homes are often required in some areas but that's no reason why they shouldn't look beautiful and promote a sense of community as well as being socially and environmentally sustainable.
The pioneer groups, including Margate Civic Society, will be trialling the project during the next few months to provide feedback on its effectiveness. We hope that, by participating in this important project, we, representing the local community, will be able to influence the design of new homes which are inevitably going to be built in the area.
Our Secretary, Geoff Orton, attended the launch of the project at St James’ Palace and had the honour of being presented to HRH The Prince of Wales.
|Margate War Memorial|
|Westgate-on-Sea War Memorial|
|Birchington War Memorial|