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

Skies over Elan Valley

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....

worm

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

Sheffield

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

Oppose fast track fracking

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?

Waste v2

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!

Oppose fast track fracking

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

Craswall Lambing Shed

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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Campaigners explore the issues around the Bypass....

Council bypass pic v2

Herefordshire Transport Alliance, Wye Ruin It?  and Here for Hereford hosted a stall (and more - Hereford's 'first electric bus'!) in High Town to meet with the public and help people...

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Star struck?

Energy Page Cefn hill from Vagar Hill

There's just two more nights to help monitor light pollution across the country by counting the stars in our 2019 Star Count . . . .

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Ocle Pychard Neighbourhood Development Plan - approved by the community

Ocle Pychard photograph Parish Council

Yesterday's polling resulted in 85% for - for full results visit the Parish Council website.

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