Canterbury Society Submits Evidence to City Council Governance Commission

1 Introduction The Canterbury Society is the leading civic society in the city, with several hundred individual members and links with many local residents’ associations. In 2013 the Society produced The Future of our City: a Residents’ Vision for the Future of Canterbury. This was based on extensive consultation with…

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Civic Voice Annual Convention 2014

The Canterbury Society is delighted to be hosting Civic Voice’s 2014 Annual Convention on 24th and 25th October at the refurbished Westgate Hall. The convention will include: Welcome by Jan Pahl from the Canterbury Society The Westgatge Hall Story by Imogen Morizet and WHT team Keynote speech by the Minister…

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Vision Summary

We are delighted to publish a revised and abridged version of our Vision for the Future of Canterbury Read the Vision Summary  

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Civic Champion Award 2014

At the AGM in June we were delighted to present our first Civic Champion Award to Sian Pettman, for all that she has done to protect and enhance the quality of life in Canterbury, and in particular for her work on Kingsmead Fields. The Canterbury Society’s Civic Champion Award is…

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Response to Consultations

The Canterbury Society has submitted its response to the three consultations which the Council has been running. You can read them here: Response to the Draft Local Plan 2014 Response to the Draft Canterbury District Transport Strategy 2014-31 Response to the Open Space Strategy You can also read the Council’s…

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Council votes to revert to a committee system

In July, a commission from the Council’s Political Management Member Panel recommended that the Council return to a Committee system of governance from 2015. The commission develop the detailed design of how the Committee system would operate in practice. This is a major victory for the Canterbury District Campiagn for…

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