Category Archives: region

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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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

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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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Light pollution

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.

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Could you be our new Regional Secretary?

Are you having trouble reading this on-screen? Please feel free to download the Job Description. We’d love to hear from you.                                August 2016

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