Category: Local

Star count 2019 - No 'truly dark' skies in Herefordshire, sadly

Starry sky with light glow

The results are out! Well done all of you who braved some chilly night skies to join our citizen science project, mapping 'truly dark' (sadly not many) to severely light-polluted...

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Hereford's consultation on walking, cycling and bus use

Buses and bikes

Our response to the Hereford Transport Package consultation on walking, cycling, bus and public spaces notes an unhelpful focus on engineering solutions to what is essentially an issue of human behaviour...

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International Dark Sky Week 2019 - making the most of this 'new moon' week

Skies over Elan Valley

Lots of you helped research by counting the stars for us in February, but even if you didn't manage to get out to do some counting then, why not enjoy...

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It's #WorldWormWeek! Wonderful worms....

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Last spring farmers all over the country supported soil science researchers by digging for worms - the results showed that 42% of fields had very few or completely lacked key types of...

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How to build 500+ Herefordshire homes without any effect on the rural landscape

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A new analysis of councils’ Brownfield Land Registers, published on 25 March by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), demonstrates the huge potential that building on derelict and vacant land has...

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Who cares about waste?

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We do!  HCPRE have just responded to the consultation on the draft Minerals and Waste Local Plan, which closed last week.

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Craswall 'lambing shed' application

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This has now been refused  -we have been active as part of the opposition to this retrospective application for a lambing shed complete with stairs, scenic views and a woodburner.

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Campaigners explore the issues around the Bypass....

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Herefordshire Transport Alliance, Wye Ruin It?  and Here for Hereford hosted a stall (and more - Hereford's 'first electric bus'!) in High Town to meet with the public and help people...

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Star struck?

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There's just two more nights to help monitor light pollution across the country by counting the stars in our 2019 Star Count . . . .

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Don't forget....

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to count the stars - if you've been defeated by the cloudy evenings so far, there's still several weeks to go (but you will need to look later in the...

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