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These days the world is full of information. It’s easy to think, sometimes, that
there is too much information. But part of the problem is that to find the nuggets
that we really want we have to wade through a mass that is of no interest.
We promise that this won’t happen here. If you want news about the latest developments
in Ainsdale, this is the place to come!
Just choose your subject from the NavBar on the left, and CLICK. We will do the rest!
There are a number of items of news just at the moment.
Ainsdale War Memorial
The War Memorial on Ainsdale Village Green has seen more than ninety years since
it was first set up, and in the years since has developed a need for a little TLC!
In a major project for the Society, the Memorial has been updated and refurbished,
ready to face another century. Read all about our project on the War Memorial page.
Flowers, Flags, and Christmas Trees.
What do these three disparate items have in common? Ainsdale Civic Society. Why not
go to our webpage to learn more about a community project?
There has been much speculation recently about plans to use Greenbelt areas for additional
housing developments. We will keep track of what happens on our Greenbelt Development
The Society, and member Jim Reed, have been campaigning for years to upgrade the
path running alongside the railway from Merefield School towards the Coastal Road
and the Nature Reserve. Read how Jim’s Path is now a reality.
Friday 1st June 2012 saw a once-in-a-lifetime event take place in Ainsdale as the
Olympic Torch passed through the centre of the village on its way, eventually, to
London 2012. Go to the Torch page to see the relay as we saw it!
The Civic Society has been working with Merseyrail to improve the appearance and
facilities at Ainsdale Railway Station. This has culminated in the Society ‘adopting’
the Station. Take a platform ticket to see what it is all about!
There has been much information and misinformation circulating about the proposals
to graze sheep on the Ainsdale and Birkdale Dunes. Go to our Sheep Grazing page to
read really reliable information!
The protection of the Village Green represents a significant success for the Society,
with the registration of the Green, which will safeguard its future for village residents.
Read the story on our Village Green page.