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Practical local action for sustainability - Ledbury has its very own e-bike!

Handing over the keys

Ledbury Area Cycle Forum are hoping to reach those of us who find local hills and windy days too much like hard work on a regular bicycle, but want to...

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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

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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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Did you know...........there are over 50 x more intensively reared chickens than people living in Powys?..

Intensive Poultry Unit

    says our sister organisation Brecon and Radnor CPRW which continues to monitor new applications and has recently published a list of all applications since 2015.

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Positive results, well done all supporters of the campaign against Mortimer Forest being developed!

mortimer forest protest

The plan to build 68 luxury holiday cabins in Mortimer Forest has been axed, thanks are due to the energetic and persistent campaigners.

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Down to Earth - soil health and land use

181103 P2 Poster for EarthDay v2

Our sister organisation Brecon and Radnor CPRW is hosting a symposium on sustainable land use on Saturday at Talgarth Town Hall.

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Public Inquiry on land acquisitions started today........

bypass preferred route image

The council is seeking compulsory purchase powers to support the construction of the Southern Link Road as part of their South Wye Transport Package which was given planning permission in...

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Fracking's back in the news - and not in a good way!

NO fracking

BBC reports that fracking has been suspended following 'red level' tremor - for full report  click here.

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New research critical of housing development with no sustainable transport focus

Vauban tram

Researchers commissioned by the RAC were "appalled to find so many new housing developments built around the car with residents driving for almost every journey.

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Fracking resumes in Green Great Britain week

Oppose fast track fracking

A poor start to the week set aside by the Government to promote 'clean growth' with fracking starting up.

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