Category: National

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....

Energy Page Cefn hill from Vagar Hill

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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Planning for the 2020s - Raynsford Review has been published.......

r review

The report highlights the six key characteristics needed for a fit-for-purpose planning system, and puts forward 24 recommendations grouped under nine propositions, offering an excellent explanation of how we have got...

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CPRE's Green Clean - results are in! We call for a properly designed comprehensive Deposit Return System

Green Clean

CPRE's recent national Litter pick collected a staggering 11,212 drinks containers of all materials and sizes – but the imminent introduction of a deposit return system is set to spark...

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Tighter controls coming in Wales on agricultural water pollution

river

Tougher regulations on fertiliser storage and use have been announced by the Welsh Assembly Secretary for Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, to protect Welsh water courses, many of which subsequently flow through...

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