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Public Meeting - Talk about Selby Cemetery

Posted on 16 September 2018 08:29 PM by David Moss

“MARINERS, MERCHANTS, MONUMENTS”

An illustrated talk by David Lewis, Local Historian and Selby Civic Society member

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Selby Civic Society 50th Anniversary Calendar now on sale

Posted on 16 September 2018 07:42 PM by David Moss

CIVIC SOCIETY CELEBRATES ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY WITH A 2019 “THEN & NOW” CALENDAR

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June talk report

Posted on 10 July 2018 01:35 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society's June meeting was an illustrated talk to members and the public by Emma Sharpe fro Historic England.

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Selby Cemetery Walks Leaflets

Posted on 17 June 2018 01:31 PM by David Moss

Three leaflets of self guided walks around Selby Cemetery have been published.

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Grant from Selby Town Council

Posted on 6 June 2018 10:01 AM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society's application for funding was approved by Selby Town Council in May.
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Talk on "Conservation Areas"

Posted on 22 May 2018 07:31 PM by David Moss

An illustrated talk open to the public to hear about the current status of Conservation Areas

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Visit to Wakefield

Posted on 22 May 2018 07:21 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society members and guests visited Wakefield last Sunday as part of its 2018 Events programme and were treated to an informative and entertaining morning tour of a little-known gem in the city – the Georgian area - which is situated on the highest hill of the city, centred around St John’s Church. In the afternoon we went to the nearby National Coal Mining Museumfor a tour of the former Caphouse mine.

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Cholera Burial Ground Memorial Stone re-dedicated

Posted on 12 April 2018 11:15 AM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society dedicated its new Memorial Stone to cholera victims at an event on 12th April 2018.

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Cholera Burial Ground Memorial dedication event

Posted on 2 April 2018 01:32 PM by David Moss

A stone installed in 1995 by the Society had been badly damaged for some years. It has been replaced by a new memorial stone that will be formally unveiled and dedicated at 11.00 am on Thursday 12th April at an event to be attended by Society members, Selby Councillors and Selby Abbey's vicar, Canon John Weetman.

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Selby Cemetery Project Event

Posted on 2 April 2018 01:23 PM by David Moss

A public event to mark the end of the "Mariners, Merchants & Monuments" project is on 19th April at 12 noon

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