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This Director’s Bulletin brings news of an important success for CPRE, and for protecting our precious countryside.

CPRE Avonside has responded to the two latest consultations on the future housing and transport in the West of England (covering the old county of Avon).

The four local authorities that make up the West of England, are consulting on the future of this sub region with two consultations

Celebrating 90 years of CPRE at our AGM

Like the Queen, 2016 marks the 90th birthday of the setting up of CPRE. We celebrated 90 years of protecting our beautiful countryside at our recent AGM with a delicious 90th birthday cake, made by a local Country Market baker from North Somerset. We had a great turnout and it was a chance to thank many of our fantastic volunteers for their time and commitment to keeping our countryside special.

CPRE Avonside’s wonderful volunteers celebrated 90 years of CPRE campaigning at our Annual General Meeting on November 12th

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CPRE Avonside will launch a brand new Community Litter Warden Scheme tomorrow (17th August, 10.30) at Bristol Zoo to help tackle the problem of litter in Bristol

This evening, CPRE Avonside is hosting an event for local communities all over the West of England who have a keen interest in the future of their local countryside.

Many of our local towns and villages are facing the prospect of hundreds of new houses on their doorsteps, and local planning authorities seem powerless to prevent them. Local communities feel that their voices aren’t being heard in important decisions being made about the countryside they treasure. Proposed changes to planning policy could make this situation even worse.

A summary of recent activity and forthcoming events from CPRE Avonside

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