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Registered Charity No: 263374  -  Founded in 1970

Executive Committee meeting: Tuesday, 21 June Chairman: James Foulds

Conservation Group meetings: 5 July & 16 August

Chairman John Tranter (Tel: 873507)

Environment Group meetings: 13 July & 14 September

Chairman: Bob Hardcastle (Tel: 871633)

Footpaths Group meetings: 5 September & 5 December

Chair: Carol Wood

All members of the Civic Society are welcome to attend our Group Meetings. Please contact the group chairmen for the location of the meeting places.

Should any member have a point to put forward it is always possible to contact an Executive Committee member to have it brought up at a meeting.


Clevedon is a seaside resort on the Bristol Channel with easy access from the M5 at Junction 20.

Our attractive town, which has a population of about 21,000, is a vibrant mix of the old and the new, with a good selection of shops for all tastes and a wide assortment of excellent restaurants to relish.

Fantastic views are to be had across the water to South Wales along with interesting walks and one of the most famous sunsets in the country.

This all goes to making Clevedon a special place to enjoy, so  

welcome to our town.

J B Bowler of Bath

Stuart Burroughs  

 J B Bowler & Sons' were the ‘Nuts & Bolts’ men of Bath. 

The firm’s final closure was forced by Bath Council's compulsory purchase of the firm's Corn Street site for a multi-storey car park. Luckily, another local businessman, Russell Frears, was so struck by the historical continuity the premises represented that he bought the entire contents of the building for £2,000 and founded the Bath Industrial Heritage Trust to preserve them.

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Photographs by Margaret Stranks

All meetings are held at

St Andrew’s Church Centre, Clevedon at 7.30pm

All are welcome, visitors £3

Sand Bay and Kewstoke

An approx 6 miles walk.

Leave Strode Road Car Park at 9.30am

Bring a picnic.  

Leaders James Foulds & Carol Wood

Phone: 269789.  

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Name the soldiers on these Home Guard photographs

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All meetings are held at

St Andrew’s Church Centre, Clevedon at 7.30pm

All are welcome, visitors £3

The Somme + Summer Supper

Rob Campbell

The sad losses to the town of Clevedon from the Battle of the Somme which began on the 1 July 1916 with such catastrophic casualties. After that we hold our now traditional ‘Summer Supper’

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Five mile walk

Leaving Strode Road Car Park at 9.30 am  

Pub Lunch

Leader: Ross Janes  

Phone: 876157

Crook Peak

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