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The Historic Market Town in the heart of the National Forest


Ashby de la Zouch Civic Society     

Shaping the future and preserving the heritage of our town

Join us to have your say and make a difference to Ashby's future.

Ken Ward  01530 589268  kenward.ashby@gmail.com or visit our website : http://ashbydelazouchcivicsociety.webs.com

The Civic Society is a non-political, voluntary organisation dedicated to shaping the future of Ashby de la Zouch and preserving its proud heritage.

Campaigns We have successfully prevented unwanted changes to Market Street and housing development on Bath Grounds. Retained the Open Air swimming baths, reduced the number of hot food takeaways and improved parking.  We are also campaigning against the large inappropriate housing developments in Ashby.  We also have delegates in all the 'District Plan' forums.

developing Bath Grounds and again fighting the latest threat to build houses on this vital green space.

Monthly Events 

Unusual, entertaining Speakers

...local interest and planning updates.  Regular newsletters are now available by email if you are unable to attend all the meetings but want to keep up to date with our events and planning news for the area.

New time and venue..... 7.30pm at St. Helen’s Heritage Centre, South St., Ashby  LE65 1AA

Involvement: We are involved with floral displays and garden areas in the town and erected the Armillary Sundial outside the library and funded other improvements around the town.

Civic Awards :  These highly prestigious awards are granted for buildings of exceptionald design, restoration and evnviromental improvements. Look for them around the town