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Local Group Name - Campaign to Protect Rural England

Taking a stand against Light Pollution

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 14:35

Taking a stand against Light Pollution

Sophie Spencer, CPRE Avonside Director, spoke at a Starlit Skies 2019 event in Bath to highlight the damage that light pollution is doing to our glorious night's sky, and what CPRE is doing to raise awareness

The Starlit Skies Alliance is an influential group including CPRE Avonside, Bath Astronomers, the Commission for Dark Skies, Cotswolds AONB and William Herschel Society. The MP for Bath, Wera Hobhouse, attended the event to hear the concerns.

To find out more about the Bath Dark Skies Alliance, visit

To find out more about CPRE’s work on protecting dark skies, visit

Picture: Charles Draper, The William Herschel Society; Wera Hobhouse, MP for Bath; Tom Harper, Freshford and Limpley Stoke Environmental Working Group; Cate Le Grice Mack, CPRE Avonside and Cotswolds AONB; Sophie Spencer, CPRE Avonside; Penny Williamson, Traditional and Rural Skills.

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