Resources

Sharing success through case studies

We collect information about what local groups are up to from their newsletters and websites, and of course through general day to day contact with group members. You can also find out what other groups are up to by following us on Twitter or by viewing the News or the Civic Voice Blog section, and never forget to download our 101 Civic Ideas if you are looking for a new idea for your community group. 

If you want help in establishing a new project, contact us here and we will put you in touch with a civic society who will be prepared to offer additional guidance and advice.

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Asset of Community Value - Melbourne Civic Society -

Read how Melbourne Civic Society is involved in nominating Assets of Community Value. Read here.

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Asset of Community Value - Wokingham Society - Listing our Town Hall as an Asset of Community Value

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Canterbury - The Future of our Canterbury

Click here to read how The Canterbury Society are putting foraward an alternative vison for Canterbury.

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Civic Day Award Winners 2017

Civic Day Award Winners 2017 available to download here.

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Cockermouth Rescue - Cockermouth Civic Trust

Click here to read this case study

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Conservation Area Audit: Empty buildings - Kings Lynn Civic Society

This briefing tells the story of Kings Lynn Civic Society’s campaign to bring empty buildings back into use in Kings Lynn conservation area. 

Click here to read this success story.

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Conservation Area: Assessing the condition of Nantwich conservation area

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Conservation Areas: Altrincham protecting conservation areas for Civic Day 2017

On Civic Day 2017 Hannah’s video had center stage on our town center stall, playing continuously. The video helped to start many conversations on how Altrincham can protect their heritage.

Read more here

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Conservation Areas: Deal Society - Conservation Area Led Appraisal

Click here to read how The Deal Society leading the way in community led conservation appraisals

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Conservation Areas: Dronfield Civic Society Conservation Leaflet

To help with celebrating the local conservation area, Dronfield Civic Society has published a new leaflet, "Conservation Conversation" with funding supported from IHBC. View the leaflet here.

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Conservation Areas: Highgate Society Conservation Area Leaflet

To help with celebrating the local conservation area, the Highgate Society published a new leaflet, with funding supported from IHBC. View the leaflet here. 

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Conservation Areas: Ilkley Civic Society Conservation Area Leaflet

Download the Ilkley Civic Society Conservation Area Leaflet produced for Civic Day 2017 here

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Design award with a difference

Click here to read about Merseyside Civic Society's design award with a difference

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Design Awards: Civic Voice Design Awards 2016 Brochure

Download the Civic Voice Design Awards 2016 Brochure here and see a series of case studies of communities supporting development across England. More on the Civic Voice Design Awards here

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Leeds Civic Trust volunteers survey 3,300 Leeds ‘Buildings at Risk’

Leeds Civic Trust volunteers survey 3,300 Leeds ‘Buildings at Risk’. Click here to read more.

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Litter pick - Oxford Civic Society

Click here to read this success story

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Local Heritage List - How we listed our local heritage assets - Marple Civic Society

How we listed our local heritage assets - Marple Civic Society from CivicVoice2010

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Local Heritage List campaign: Peterborough Local List of Important Buildings

Click here to read this case study.

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Marsh Civic Award - Kevin Trickett Individual Award winner 2013

Read here why Kevin Trickett, Wakefield was the Marsh Civic Award winner for an individual in 2013

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Marsh Civic Award 2013 - Addingham Civic Society

Read here why the Addingham Civic Society were Marsh Award winners in 2013

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Marsh Civic Award 2013 - Ramsgate Civic Society

Read here why the Ramsgate Civic Society were Marsh Award winners in 2013

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Photograph competition - Bradford Civic Society

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Photograph competition - Ripon Civic Society

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Power of social media in the Civic movement

Power of social media in the Civic movement. A presentation to civic societies. Download here.

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Recruiting Members and Keep Them Active

Read this Civic Voice briefing on how to recruit members and keep them active.

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Recruiting new members - Marple Civic Society

Click here to read how the Marple Civic Society utilised the Electoral Register to their full advantage.

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Schools - Portsmouth Society

Click here to read how The Portsmouth Society managed to succesfully work with local schools.

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Schools: Essay writing competition

Click here to read how Buntingford Civic Society used a school essay competition to help engage with a younger audience.

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The Civic Movement – promoting civic pride and celebrating the places where we live 2014

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War Memorial - Ynyr Owen undertaking condition surveys

War Memorial -  Read how Ynyr Owen undertaking condition surveys

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War Memorials - Marple Civic Society Case Study

Read how Marple Civic Society is involved in the national war memorials campaign. Read here

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