The newsletter is now available and is winging its way to all members. We are delighted to announce a new season of society events which starts at once Tuesday 8 September Warwick Buildings Three speakers will contribute to our first meeting of 2015/16. Mike Hornsby will describe his family’s courageous project to build a contemporary,… More Autumn Newsletter 2015
Up there with the best, Lillington library has been listed! Lillington Library has been given grade II listed status by the Heritage Minister, Tracey Crouch, on the advice of Historic England. It is one of eight later 20th century libraries whose listing has been announced today, coinciding with the listing of the British Library at… More Lillington Library has been listed!
Motorists woke up one mid-70s morning to find new one-way streets made direct crosstown journeys impossible by car. Forty years later Groningen boasts two-thirds of all trips made by bike … and the cleanest air of any big Dutch city. How Groningen invented a cycling template for cities all over the world: Traffic lights with… More Would this Approach Improve Air Quality in Warwick?
The super short period of consultation is now coming to a close, but if you wish to comment on th Air Quality Action Plan there is still time. Warwick District Council say: Whilst there is no statutory obligation to update an Action Plan, the council believes that there is a need to produce a new… More Air Quality Action Plan. Consultation is closing soon.
There is still time to book for the Gardens Evening on Friday 26 June, starting at the Unitarian Chapel, High Street, from 18.00. We are very grateful that owners of some of Warwick’s most beautiful gardens will again open them for our evening promenade. We are privileged that the gardeners, some members of the Society,… More Warwick Society Garden’s Evening
The new Local Plan has suffered a major setback. While we and many other bodies have criticised it for proposing many more new homes over the next 15 years than will be needed, the Inspector has reached the opposite conclusion. His appraisal of the land needed to meet needs in the next five years… More Local Plan Unsound
The inspector’s decision on the Local Plan Housing allocation is out! He declares it to be unsound – but not, as we argued, because it is too MANY houses but too FEW. Back to the drawing board, apparently. A very dense read, and gloomy, too. http://www.warwickdc.gov.uk/info/20410/new_local_plan/973/local_plan_examination