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CPRE argues national data and mapping are needed to protect most tranquil parts of England

CPRE report shows we need to massively reduce energy requirements and generate low carbon energy to tackle impacts of climate change and reduce bills

New CPRE report reveals erosion of Green Belt despite cross-party political support

CPRE supports the unprecedented appeal by North Somerset Council to Government to intervene in dire planning situation

Poll commissioned by CPRE and Hastoe finds dearth of rural affordable housing, and that nearly 70 per cent of public do not think that politicians care about affordable housing in rural areas.

With the autumn statement due to announce a ‘roads revolution’ and a focus on fracking, the priorities of rural communities risk being sidelined, says Lord Robin Teverson, Chair of the Rural Coalition.

Research commissioned by CPRE finds new comprehensive figure for housing capacity on brownfield sites

CPRE’s Avonside branch was delighted to welcome our national president, Sir Andrew Motion, to discuss countryside issues and examine threats to landscape and the impact of housing and infrastructure projects.

The Bath and North East Somerset Group of the Campaign to Protect Rural England recently held an event where Prospective Parliamentary Candidates from each of the main parties gave their views on a number of key topics concerning the local countryside. This followed the controversial adoption by Bath and North East Somerset Council of a Core Strategy which sacrificed some of the local Green Belt for housing.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 14:58

Local MP addresses countryside campaigners

CPRE’s North Somerset District group were keen to hear from John Penrose MP, Weston-super-Mare, at their Annual General Meeting last month (Saturday 20th September), in Winscome Church Hall. The meeting was attended by members and concerned residents. It was addressed by Georgie Bigg, Chairman of CPRE North Somerset District group, and John Penrose, MP, Weston-super-Mare.

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