CELEBRATING THE WORLD HERITAGE SITE: LITTER PICK ON SUNDAY 28 APRIL

This year sees the 30th Anniversary of the designation of the World Heritage Site in Canterbury.  There will be a number of events to celebrate this important milestone in the history of the city.  In preparation for the celebrations the Canterbury Society is organising a litter pick around the World…

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How Can We Get Local Action On The Sustainable Development Goals?

Come and share ideas on Friday 30th November at Canterbury Christ Church University. This event will focus on how Canterbury can benefit from implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The evening will begin with a talk by Evert Bessemans, from Sint-Truiden, a city roughly the same size as Canterbury,…

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Canterbury Society Design Awards 2018

Following the success of the first biennial Design Awards in 2016, the Canterbury Society is now calling for nominations for our Design Awards 2018. The Canterbury Society Design Awards aim to recognise and celebrate buildings, spaces and places that are loved by our community. The Awards will celebrate projects nominated…

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The Society’s Annual Report 2017-2018

ACTIVITIES OVER THE PAST YEAR The Canterbury Society committee works hard to respond to the interests of our members, to comment on developments taking place in the city and to work with other residents’ groups and with partners who share our concerns. PLANNING  Members of the committee have commented on…

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Warning of Thefts of Boot Scrapers

We have been warned about an outbreak of thefts of cast iron boot scrapers from beside the front doors of historic houses.  Boot scrapers are very much part of the traditional street scene. We are grateful to the St Peter’s Residents’ Association for warning us about this crime.  They have…

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