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Hereford Community Cleans Up again!

The Eco barge Photo Hereford Times

People power struck again when 100 volunteers removed a ton of rubbish from the River Wye.

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Star count 2019 - No 'truly dark' skies in Herefordshire, sadly

Dark sky image. Photo Matthew Savage

Photo Matthew Savage The results are out! Well done all of you who braved some chilly night skies to join our citizen science project, mapping 'truly dark' (sadly not many) to...

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Hereford's consultation on walking, cycling and bus use

TRANSPORT Busy road A4103 credit David Rose CPRE

Our response to the Hereford Transport Package consultation on walking, cycling, bus and public spaces notes an unhelpful focus on engineering solutions to what is essentially an issue of human behaviour...

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International Dark Sky Week 2019 - making the most of this 'new moon' week

Sky glow

Lots of you helped research by counting the stars for us in February, but even if you didn't manage to get out to do some counting then, why not enjoy...

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It's #WorldWormWeek! Wonderful worms....

world worm week

Last spring farmers all over the country supported soil science researchers by digging for worms - the results showed that 42% of fields had very few or completely lacked key types of...

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How to build 500+ Herefordshire homes without any effect on the rural landscape

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A new analysis of councils’ Brownfield Land Registers, published on 25 March by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), demonstrates the huge potential that building on derelict and vacant land has...

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Fracking debate on Thursday -- please contact your MP

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While it seems as though there's nothing but Brexit, anti-fracking groups including our own National CPRE have been able to force another debate in parliament on the government’s proposals to...

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Who cares about waste?

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We do!  HCPRE have just responded to the consultation on the draft Minerals and Waste Local Plan, which closed last week.

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We need your help!

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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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Craswall 'lambing shed' application

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This has now been refused  -we have been active as part of the opposition to this retrospective application for a lambing shed complete with stairs, scenic views and a woodburner.

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