Category Archives: farm

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

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Calling all Archers fans!

A wonderful one-woman show with live music: No Finer Life by The Archers agricultural editor, Graham Harvey Set in the Oxfordshire countryside at the end of World War Two. Graham Harvey brings to life the true story of a land girl who goes … Continue reading

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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:

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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

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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

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What will Brexit mean for the environment?

CPRE member Andy Boddington writes an excellent monthly bulletin focusing on the South East – but its broad strategic scope means it’s relevant for the East Midlands too. He said yesterday: “We are embarking on the biggest change in the … Continue reading

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New farmers and new small farms can kick-start agricultural revolution

Brexit vote offers chance for farming to become more diverse and environmentally resilient A new report released on 17 August 2016 by CPRE argues that farming in England needs to become more diverse to prove environmentally resilient and publicly accessible over … Continue reading

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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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Archive workshop – May 26th in Reading

Would you like to find out more about CPRE’s history, and particularly the local campaigns that shaped your area?  As part of our 90th anniversary celebrations we are working with the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) to put on … Continue reading

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90 Years of CPRE: Wednesday 6 July 2016, Peterborough

CPRE East Midlands and East of England welcomed you to 90 Years of CPRE: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Wednesday 6 July 2016   ~   10am – 4pm The Fleet, Peterborough Members and volunteers of branches in the East of England … Continue reading

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