Sheffield Civic Trust want to make an effective contribution to the growing national civic movement and has therefore agreed to join Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement
Civic Voice are working hard to make places more attractive enjoyable and distinctive and to promote civic pride across the country. Significantly, Civic Voice was supported by all three main party leaders during the recent General Election campaign.
Commenting on his recent appointment as President of Civic Voice Griff Rhys Jones said, “I am delighted and honoured to be asked. Local communities want and need to have their voices heard. Local people can help in making the places where we all live more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. Because they care. Civic Voice is the national spearhead for a nationwide movement that campaigns for better places and that tremendously underrated value – civic pride.”
A national Civic Day will take place on Saturday 25 June 2011 when civic societies across England will invite people to celebrate their area and discover more about where they live.