Improving the quality of life in Canterbury

The Canterbury Society campaigns to enhance the quality of the environment in the city. We aim to preserve and enhance Canterbury’s architecture and urban environment, its green spaces and its transport system, and to combat litter, graffiti and night-time disturbance. We also care deeply about jobs and prosperity, community cohesion and good governance in the city. We provide a focus and a forum for those who love Canterbury, and give people a voice on issues which matter.

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Hunger “stalks large parts” of the country, says the Most Rev Justin Welby “Families are being forced to turn to food banks to make ends meet despite holding down jobs,” the Archbishop recently told a leading Sunday newspaper. Whether the solution is for... Filed Under: General News, Jan
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Celebrating Magna Carta in Canterbury Plans are in progress to celebrate 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta.  Canterbury is one of the five designated ‘Magna Carta Towns’ in England, alongside Runnymede,... Filed Under: General News, Jan
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Congratulations on Gaining the Freedom of the City! We would like to congratulate the most recent recipients of the award of the Freedom of the City of Canterbury: Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell OBE and Sir Graeme Odgers DL.... Filed Under: General News, Jan
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Progress With Canterbury City Council’s Local Plan Over the past two years the City Council has been preparing the Local Plan, which will shape the city over the next twenty years.   The next stage in... Filed Under: General News, Jan
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