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Algal blooms appearing at higher levels of the Wye catchment

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The latest newsletter of the Wye and Usk Foundation highlights a recent severe algal bloom on the lower Wye in recent weeks - but worryingly, now these are annual events...

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It’s the last day of #VolunteersWeek but we’re still celebrating!

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From an HCPRE member in this, the 35th Volunteers Week.

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Why Volunteer with HCPRE? In their own words..

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#VolunteersWeek We asked some of our volunteers why they give their time to us: “To make a small contribution to stopping the disfigurement of the countryside” “To do something that can be...

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Praise for our latest newsletter - a thanks to volunteers

Spring newsletter frontis 2019

“I thought how good the newsletter was.   It was clear, concise, attractively presented and intelligent.

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Volunteers make a difference! 1930s HCPRE & Queenswood Country Park

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#VolunteersWeek A peek at the original HCPRE minute book of Jan 1934 highlights concern over potential building plots at Dinmore Hill. . .

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Volunteering facts..........

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Did you know . . . ? 38% of the UK population volunteer at least once a year, with 22% volunteering at least once a month.

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Thank you so much.........

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In this National Volunteers Week it's the perfect time to say a big thank you to all our volunteers . .

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What a great start to National Volunteers Week! (1st-7th June)

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We're delighted to announce that one of our volunteers will be recognised with an award at this years’ national AGM & conference.

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Rural affordable housing - a 'how-to' guide

Affordable rural housing

Have you ever wondered how anyone can afford to live in the country? With 2,234 families on Herefordshire's Local Authority Housing waiting list in April of 2018, National CPRE's recent briefing...

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Could Presteigne be the first 'Dark Skies Community' in England and Wales?

Star count map 2019

A member of our sister organisation, Brecon and Radnor CPRE, is gathering support for a Dark Skies initiative in Presteigne, helping locals to reduce their own and community excess lighting.

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