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The Market Harborough Civic Society’s achievements include:

The commissioning of the Millennium Plaque for Market Harborough which is situated in front of The Old Grammar School

 Assisted in saving Connaught Road Post Office from closure

Successfully fought for the provision of Meadowdale School

Assisted in the formation of Harborough Improvement Team

 Responsible for the production and distribution of the Town Guide

Green Plaque to honour Jack Gardner, boxer, erected in Memorial Gardens

Custodians and conveners of the town Citizenship Cup which is awarded to local residents or organisations as acknowledgement of outstanding contributions to the community. The Cup was donated by H L Moore to mark 1955 as the Diamond Jubilee Year of the Market Harborough Urban District Council and the gift of presentation of this Cup lies with the Civic Society Advisory Panel.







H L Moore

Donor, Council Member & Past Chairman of the Highways Committee

20 Dec. 1955

Herbert Halford Pickering



17 Oct. 1957

The M H Archaeological & Historical Society coupled with Mr Frank Prosser Strongman

Year of Silver Jubilee of

M H A & H S

16 May 1960

Arthur Ernest Elliott [Entertainer]

Proposed by Mr O de Roussett-Hall

15 Jan. 1963

George Edward Aldridge [Boxer]


29 Nov. 1965

M H Division of the St. John Ambulance Brigade


1 Jul. 1970

Reginald Lawrence Dorling Crisp

Appointed as Chairman of the Local Authorities Investment Trust

26 Feb. 1992

Louise Eileen Burton [Red Cross]

Plus Other Welfare Voluntary Agencies

15 Jan. 1997

Revd’ Malcolm J Barrett B D

[Baptist Minister]

Service to Town and National Council of the Baptist Union

10 May 2006

Mark Stamp


Everything he has done for the Town

12 May 2008

Donald & Doreen Clinton-Smith

60 years young :

Credit Union & Fairtrade

17 May 2011 James Briggs

Efforts within the Community

7 Aug. 2017 Marjory Adcock
Martin Hill (Posthumously)
Outstanding service to the Community of Market Harborough