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Well done Big Butterfly Count-ers!

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A fantastic 864 counters in Herefordshire supplied more than 1200 counts for the Big Butterfly Count 2020, with Herefordshire's most-seen butterfly being the Large White - probably laying eggs on...

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Planning for the future? The Government deregulation of the planning system is announced

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The presentation this week of 'Planning for the Future',  the Government's shake-up and de-regulation of  the planning system, has been met with dismay from multiple quarters.

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The more you look, the more you see......join the Big Butterfly Count......or if you've already done it, why not do it again!

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The 2020 Big Butterfly count has been running since 17th July but closes on the 9th August.

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You can also join the public consultation on decarbonising transport

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The Government released this review in March, now they're asking the public to contribute with their views and further ideas.

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Environmental Land Management Consultation - your chance to help shape policy

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The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is seeking your views on Environmental Land Management (ELM) - they have committed themselves to co-designing the new EML scheme, with...

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You've still got plenty of time...to join the Big Butterfly Count 2020!

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Greener better and faster! CPRE sets out how the countryside holds the key to tackling the climate

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As the government chooses how best to support the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, a new campaign from CPRE calls for the countryside to be at the forefront of climate...

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CPRE's Regeneration Manifesto to build back better and create thriving rural communities

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Yesterday the CPRE's manifesto for a regenerated countryside, future and population was launched with a virtual debate featuring leading countryside and political voices Rhiane Fatinikun, founder of Black Girls Hike, Philip Dunne MP,...

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Planning de-regulation and road-building - new deal or bad deal?

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Tom Fyans, policy and campaigns director at CPRE, has spoken up for the countryside on these 2 issues: ‘Deregulating planning and cutting up red tape simply won’t deliver better quality places....

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Garden Villages - or tarmac estates?

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From Kent to Carlisle, the Government wants to build more than 50 Garden Villages and Garden Towns to help tackle the country’s housing supply crisis.

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