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Join the National Star Count!

Light pollution 1 Road lights

CPRE Star Count From 2nd to 9th February CPRE is calling on amateur astronomers and anyone else who is interested in the night sky to take part in the 2019 Star...

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The latest Consultation on active travel includes the Bypass but still worth a look...

Cycle use

If you visit this page on Herefordshire Council's website you can get details on the proposed latest consultations -- on the Hereford Transport Package which "includes the proposed Hereford Bypass and...

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The Ocle Pychard polytunnel proposals

Winter view from the Churchyard

HCPRE is vigorously campaigning against the recent planning application. . . Find out more in our Current Planning Issues section

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Starting a local campaign in line with our aims? We may be able to help

HHP page Little Birch hedge surveyors

Organisations within the county working to preserve and support the tranquillity of Herefordshire’s countryside could get a financial boost from HCPRE's small grant fund.

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Government's new Environment Bill published 19th December - a muted welcome from CPRE...

CPRE Environment Bill comment

CPRE gave a cautious welcome to draft clauses for the Environment Bill published 19 December by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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Development v Biodiversity? Or could we have both?

Defra net gain

Defra have announced their consultation paper on proposals to demand that development should demonstrate a net gain in biodiversity, preferably on-site but off-site if mitigation isn't possible. . .

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Save our soils!

Save our soils

A new report from National CPRE highlights the important role farmers play as guardians of the soil, and explains some innovative new approaches.

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HCPRE in the news........

Ruth Watkins with Craswall shed

We've been advising campaigners opposing a controversial and expanding 'lambing shed', complete with a retrospective planning application for a wood-burner (to warm the lambs!).

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Neighbourhood Development Plans - we DO want Herefordshire to use them in planning decisions!

Ledbury traffic

Excellent news that both Ledbury and Peterstow overwhelmingly voted 'Yes', giving the NDP some weight when planning applications are considered and therefore giving local people's views some weight.

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Affordable housing?

Affordable Housing

A Government Briefing Paper looking at key trends in the affordability of different tenure types suggests that in addition to a crisis in housing supply, England is in the grip...

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