What we do:
Organise the blue Civic Society historical information plaques attached to buildings where notable people lived.
Commissioned public art for Scarborough: the Diving Belle, the Bathing Belle and “Belief”
Read and respond to important planning applications submitted to the Council.
Publish guide books and information leaflets for residents and visitors.
Publish regular newsletters to keep everyone informed of what's happening to our town and our Society.
Organise guided historical walks, lectures and
meetings. Fund-raise for projects such as the restoration of shelter seven in
South Cliff Gardens.
Our aims are:
To promote civic pride in the beauty, history and character of Scarborough and its surroundings.
To take an active interest in maintaining those features on which the character of the town depends.
To encourage high quality developments which lead to an improved living and working environment for us to enjoy.
To act as a co-ordinating body and to co-operate with the
local authorities, planning committees, and persons having aims similar to
those of the Society