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

  Welcome to

. Ashby de la Zouch

   Civic Society  


Official Ashby Civic Society web site
About Ashby
Civic Society
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            NEW !
           Notice Board
     Showing 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 closure.
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 to your town.
  • Engages with developers
     and Councillors advising
     your preferred options.
  • 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.
Benefits of joining us
  • Give your opinion to influence 
      changes to your town.
  •  Enjoy monthly Speakers 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.
Click Subscription tab above
Call Margaret 01530 412410
We can...
  • Give a short talk to your
     group even as a last minute 
  • Display information boards in
     halls/meeting rooms showing 
     our history, aims, achievements. 
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 objecting to the recently submitted planning application for substantial reasons.
Click HERE to view the Plans
Click HERE to view our objection letter
Please support us. Send your copy to the Council
Important to add :
Your name & address, date & signature.
You  may wish to add your own comments.
Latest updates at our monthly meetings.
Health Care since
Ashby Hospital Closure
Important meeting
15th January, County Hall, Leics
Ashby Civic Society Committee  addressed the Health Overview & Safety Committee (H0SC) and West Leics Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) about health care in Ashby since the closure of Ashby Hospital.
Come and hear the outcome of this address at our February monthly meeting.
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Unusual Speakers
and Local Visits
Plus Planning News
To see full Programme details
click 'Programme' tab above.
or call Susanne 01530 415654
7.30pm - 2nd Tuesdays
Heritage Centre,
St.Helen's church, South Street, Ashby  LE65 1AA
Why not come as a Visitor!
Refreshments available
Free parking South St. car park
Pick up latest Newsletter at our monthly meetings or receive a copy on email.
Newsletters include
  • Planning information
  • Other changes in Ashby
  • Information on our monthly
Annual Subscriptions
Due 1st September
Only £10 a year
Call Margaret 01530 412410
or click Subscriptions tab above
Huge Warehouse
planned for Ashby
 * 6 storey building planned by Flagstaff island covering the size of two football pitches.     
* Hundreds of extra cars and lorries daily.
*  Local and District plans ignored.
Latest update at our monthly meetings