Ashby de la Zouch Civic Society
    Shaping our future and preserving our heritage

  Welcome to

. Ashby de la Zouch

   Civic Society  

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Official Ashby Civic Society web site
About Ashby
Civic Society
            NEW !!
     Now on   FACEBOOK
            NEW !!
             Notice Board
         Latest news & events
On wall of Nat West Bank, Market Street
Our Successes
All due to public pressure
Saved  Land at Willesley Road
            from building 41 houses
Saved  Bath Grounds from
            housing. Formed
            'Friends of Bath Grounds'
            Call  0765 765156
Saved  Ashby Lido from
Halted  Unwanted changes to
             Market Street.
Saved  Historic 'Priest House'
             porch from demolition.
What does the
Civic Society do ?
  •  Provides a collective
     voice to influence
     changes your town.
  • Engages with developers
     and Councillors advising
     your preferred changes to
  • Preserves the heritage and 
     historic buildings of Ashby.
  • Provides a voluntary and  
     crucially non-political voice
  • Funds town enhancements
     with floral displays, sundial 
     and benches.
Benefitsof joining us
  • Give your opinion to influence 
      changes to your town.
  •  Enjoy monthly Speaker and
      local visits.
  • Receive regular Newsletters by
email /post on planning proposals and other changes to Ashby.
Help preserve our historic buildings.
Only £10 annual subscription.
Call Margaret 01530 412410
We can...
  • Give a short talk to your
     group even as a last minute 
  • Display information boards in
     halls/meeting roomsshowing 
     our history, aims and 
Contact Ken Ward 01530 589268
Enhancing the town
We sponsored the Armilliary Sundial and bench outside the library & the new bench in Bath Grounds.
Civic Society
Design Awards
Look around the town for our unique
plaques awarded to new or restored buildings of good design or areas of environmental improvement.
News &
Royal Hotel & Bath Grounds
The Civic Society has written a letter of objection to the recently submitted planning application for substantial reasons.
  Click HERE to view the plans
  Click HERE to view our letter.
  Please support us & send your copy to Council
  Important to add :
     Your name & address, date & signature.  
     You may wish to add your own comments.
   Latest up dates at our monthly meetings.
Health Care since
Hospital Closure
Important meeting
2pm 15th January 2020, County Hall, Leics
A member of Ashby Civic Society Committee is presenting a detailed paper to the Health
& Safety Overview Committee (HOSC). The West Leics Clinical Commissioning group (CCG) will then respond.
Unusually, the public can ask questions.
Please come and support us on the day.
Huge Warehouse
planned for Ashby
 * 6 storey building planned by Flagstaff 
   island covering the size of two football
* Hundreds of extra cars and lorries daily.
*  Local and District plans ignored.
Latest update at our monthly meetings
Latest newsletter,full of Planning news and other changes to Ashby is being emailed out to members. 
Also includes information on our monthly events.
        Christmas Social
Tuesday 10th Dec 7pm-7.30pm
The Beeches, Burton Rd, Ashby
.£13 members - £15 non members
Join us for a meal, amazing raffle and  entertainment from small brass band 
Always a sell out.Must Book Early !!
  Call Margaret     01530 412410
Monthly Meetings
Unusual Speakers
Local Visits
Planning News
7.30pm - 2nd Tuesdays
Heritage Centre,
St.Helen's church, South St, Ashby LE65 1AA
Refreshments available
Free parking South St. car park
Click 'Programme' tab above
or call Suzanne 01530 415654
Don't forget....
Newsletters can be emailed.
Annual Subscriptions
Due 1st September
Only £10 a year
Call Margaret 01530 412410
or click 'Subscriptions' tab above
      Find your Ward Councillor 
       Go to ordnance survey map website
       to find your Ward by clicking HERE.
       Then go to website
       by clicking HERE and type in
       'Councillor by Ward'
       then click Your Councillor by Ward
        and scroll down.