Category Archives: housing policy

Developers renege on affordable homes as countryside faces housing crisis

Council targets to meet local need missed in many areas New research from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), released today, shows a growing crisis of affordable housing provision in many rural areas. Using Government data, the research indicates … 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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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

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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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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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Getting builders to build

As outlined in our response to the consultation on proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework, the proposals focus disproportionately on securing an increase in the number of consents for housing developments, despite the system’s failure to build out … Continue reading

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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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