Category Archives: housing

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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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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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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Lincolnshire’s rural economy – conference literature 1st March 2016

Here is the Programme for our Conference in Sleaford on March 1st. ..and here are the talks (below) and Q&A transcript from the day, in the order in which we heard them:

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A free toolkit!

The National Heritage Training Group (NHTG) in partnership with The Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) are proud to announce the online launch of their free Traditional Building Skills Training Toolkit. The Toolkit is a free resource available online at http://www.the-nhtg.org.uk that … Continue reading

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Papers for next regional group meeting…

…on Tuesday 19th January are accumulating here! (If you’ve forgotten the password for the Members Only pages, just ask Fiona or Caroline.)

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