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New edition of "Swanning Around Selby" released

Posted on 2 May 2017 07:31 PM by David Moss

A revised 4th Edition of "Swanning Around Selby" has been published by Selby Civic Society.

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Selby Town Council's Grant to Selby Civic Society

Posted on 2 June 2016 12:44 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society applied for, and has received a grant of £2100 towards its running costs in 2016.

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"Swanning Around Selby" guide - 3rd edition published

Posted on 22 May 2015 10:30 AM by David Moss


Selby Civic Society's "Swanning Around Selby" guide to the town's history and heritage features has got some new articles and features

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"Swanning Around Selby" is entered in National Lottery Awards Competition

Posted on 29 March 2015 01:24 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society's "Swanning Around Selby" project has been entered into the Heritage category of the 2015 National Lottery Awards competition..

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Swanning Around Selby business outlets

Posted on 4 March 2015 05:38 PM by David Moss

Distribution of 'Swanning Around Selby' booklets.

By the end of February 2015, almost 4000 copies of 'Swanning around Selby' had been distributed in the five months since publication. Whilst many have gone out via Selby and Barlby libraries and Selby Abbey, one of the most pleasing aspects of the distribution has been the number of local businesses who have been keen to put copies of the booklet on display in their premises, available for the public to take.

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Selby Civic Society project wins regional Yorkshire & Humber award

Posted on 14 February 2015 10:14 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society won the 2014 "Peter Spawforth Trophy" awarded by the Yorkshire and Humber Association of Civic Societies at its AGM on 31st January.

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YHACS 2014 Peter Spawforth Trophy Competition Entry

Posted on 9 November 2014 05:35 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society have entered their "Swanning Around Selby" project in the 2014 YHACS competition for the Peter Spawforth Trophy.

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"Swanning Around Selby" Booklet launched

Posted on 20 September 2014 12:56 PM by David Moss

Selby Civic Society's new guide to Selby's history and heritage was launched at an event in Selby Town Hall on 19th September 2014.

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"Swanning Around Selby" Booklet

Posted on 30 April 2014 08:22 PM by David Moss

The Society's "Swanning Around Selby" booklet - currently under development - will provide information about key places, events and people that have contributed to Selby's rich history and heritage. 

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