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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.

Monday, 12 January 2015 12:45

First stop on the election trail

Bath and NE Somerset district of Avonside was the first CPRE branch to host a “hustings” with four of the Prospective Parliamentary candidates for Bath and one for the surrounding North East Somerset constituency.

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.

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