Category: National

We need your help!

Oppose fast track fracking

National CPRE are doing a great job keeping fracking in the news; as the industry lobbies the government to weaken the rules on fracking-induced earthquakes it's all the more important...

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Star struck?

Light pollution 2 Hereford Municipal tip

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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Fracking back in the news nationally

Fracking protesters win the day

It's excellent news that plans to frack at Roseacre Wood, Lancashire, have been rejected by the Secretary of State, and the communities and campaigners that fought so hard to uphold their...

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Women and the Countryside

Molly Trevelyan was a lifelong advocate of education on rural matters

National CPRE hosted a conference last week (speakers included our own president Emma Bridgewater) to celebrate the achievements of women in defending our countryside -- you can hear the event by...

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Don't forget....

Orion showing the major stars v2

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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CPRE's new maps show more than a third of people can’t easily enjoy England’s most beautiful countryside

AONBs inaccessible to many say CPRE

Here in Herefordshire we benefit from being close to 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) - The Malvern Hills and The Wye Valley, but not everyone is so lucky.

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Join the National Star Count!

Light pollution 1 Road lights

CPRE Star Count From 2nd to 9th February CPRE is calling on amateur astronomers and anyone else who is interested in the night sky to take part in the 2019 Star...

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Government's new Environment Bill published 19th December - a muted welcome from CPRE...

CPRE Environment Bill comment

CPRE gave a cautious welcome to draft clauses for the Environment Bill published 19 December by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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Save our soils!

Save our soils

A new report from National CPRE highlights the important role farmers play as guardians of the soil, and explains some innovative new approaches.

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Affordable housing?

Affordable Housing

A Government Briefing Paper looking at key trends in the affordability of different tenure types suggests that in addition to a crisis in housing supply, England is in the grip...

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