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How to include hearing-impaired people in meetings
Lighting is crucial. The deaf person needs to sit with their back to the main light source so tha t the faces opposite are illuminated for lip reading. Minimise background noise. Hearing aids amplify ALL sounds, so be aware of … Continue reading
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Don’t let the government fast-track fracking: PETITION
Recent proposals by the government would make it as easy to get permission for an exploratory fracking well as for a conservatory. If they go ahead, local decision-makers and communities would be stripped of the ability to block fracking in … Continue reading
Deposit refund system could save councils £35 million a year
New study finds that local authorities stand to benefit from introduction of a DRS for plastic and glass bottles and aluminium cans A new report published today finds that local authorities across England could save up to £35 million every … Continue reading
Could you lead the fight to protect the Peak District?
We are looking to recruit a new board chair for Friends of the Peak District/CPRE South Yorkshire in the near future and the details can be found here:
Invest in Green Belt for the parks, paths and woodlands of tomorrow, says CPRE
Research demonstrates natural capital and public access value of Green Belt New research published today by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) shows the huge potential of the Green Belt in terms of amenity and nature conservation. CPRE is … Continue reading
New design guide will help solar panels shine
For the first time, a simple national guide helps property owners install attractive solar panels Get them right, and they can be an attractive part of your home and lower your electricity bills. That’s the message about solar panels from … Continue reading
Register now for the new Bright Ideas Fund
We are very excited to tell you about the Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, a new grant programme to help communities develop their budding community business ideas, launching this September. The £1.85 million Community Business Bright Ideas Fund will offer community groups tailored … Continue reading
Free money to celebrate with!
The National Lottery has launched a brand new fund called Celebrate! which aims to help communities get together just for the fun of it.
Public behind plastic bag charge as support for anti-litter measure increases
As the Government collects carrier bag usage statistics for the first time today, a poll partly-commissioned by CPRE has revealed increased public support for the bag charge in England . The ICM-conducted poll for the Break the Bag Habit (BTBH) … Continue reading
New national President for CPRE
Pottery designer and businesswoman Emma Bridgewater is to be the new national President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), succeeding former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, who served four years in the role.
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