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New report says brownfield sites have space for 1.3 million homes

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CPRE's annual assessment of available brownfield sites across England has shown there’s already space for enough homes to meet government ambition – and many already have planning permission in place.

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Don't deregulate planning - national CPRE campaign update

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CPRE continues to focus on the damaging proposals to deregulate planning and responses by members have shown how small but co-ordinated local actions can have a big impact.

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Tomorrow is World Habitat Day - it may not be quite what you expect!

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The word 'habitat' usually triggers images of wildlife havens - or the lack of them. . . .

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National Recycle Week next week!

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Next Monday is the start of National Recycle Week, with many major supermarkets and producers signed up to fund and support consumers in recycling more of the right things, more often....

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Herefordshire now has its very own climate challenge team ..

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In response to declaring a climate emergency on 8 March 2019, and announcing their target to become carbon neutral by 2030/31, Herefordshire Council set up the 2020 Climate Challenge Team.

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Join the regeneration!

Join the regeneration

This week national CPRE showed it's thinking big with the launch of its Regeneration campaign video - aiming to build a movement of people determined to breathe new life into our...

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The new planning reforms

The new planning reforms

National CPRE has been active in its response the to the Government's new planning reforms; as well as attending a virtual meeting with Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, CPRE has met...

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Your last chance to influence Government's decarbonising transport review!

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This review, on how best to decarbonise the transport system, launched by the Government in March, asked the public to contribute with their views and further ideas, but you need to hurry...

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Our Chief Executive Crispin Truman writes opinion piece in the Times on planning reform

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The Times has published an opinion piece on the Government's planning reforms by our Chief Executive Crispin Truman, voicing the unanimous concerns of CPRE local groups across the country at...

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CPRE features in Countryfile programme on affordable rural housing

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In case you missed it, on Sunday 16 August CPRE featured on Countryfile on the need for more affordable rural housing, as estate agents report a spike in demand for...

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