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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
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
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:
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
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
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
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
Discover the starriest spots in England, and the areas most blighted by light pollution, in our satellite maps of the country’s night skies – the most detailed and accurate ever produced.
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
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.