civic pride

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Noun1.civic pride - pride in your city
pride - satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements; "he takes pride in his son's success"
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They drifted along the line of seats made gay with the dresses of the summer boarders, and one of the town officials patrolled and perspired till he shone all over with pure civic pride. Cheyne had met him for five minutes a few days before, and between the two there was entire understanding.
STREET artists have been praised for helping to create a "growing sense of civic pride" after it emerged that reports of graffiti incidents in the city had dropped significantly over the past two years.
Dumfries Civic Pride Chairman Cyril Wise, far right, said it was important that anyone tempted to throw scraps of food should rethink their actions.
HEALTH chiefs in the birthplace of IVF have agreed to vastly scale back free fertility treatment despite demands from the public that it should be retained out of 'civic pride.'.
The lasting legacy of Paisley's UK City of Culture 2021 bid has been confidence and civic pride, according to reflective elected members.
Liverpool City Council's cabinet member for the environment, Cllr James Noakes, said the new bins were a response to people's growing "civic pride" and increased desire to live in the city centre.
Elsewhere, Sienna and Liberty show a bit of civic pride when they join forces to help Brody tidy the village.
Mayor Joan Baird OBE said: "Alan, Richard and Peter have brought great honour to our borough and this occasion allowed the council to express its civic pride at all they have accomplished.
Hull is the current holder of the title and the city is enjoying a year-long celebration, with a massive uplift in civic pride and tourism.
I see Worcestershire and the Black Country flags when I'm out and about, and the Brum flag, designed by two schoolboys in a competition last year, is an instantly recognisable statement of civic pride and heritage.
At least then we might be able to get some civic pride back into the suburbs of Birmingham.