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

Thursday, 12 February 2015 12:43

George Ferguson addresses CPRE Avonside AGM

CPRE Avonside AGM, Create Centre, Bristol

2nd October 2014

Address by Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson CBE: ‘How we can protect the countryside by making cities better places to live’

The CPRE District group invited representatives from all the five main parties to speak at this event in central Bath. Questions were prepared in advance, and reflected the topics of most importance to CPRE locally. The event was chaired by Cate le Grice Mack, CPRE Avonside volunteer and executive committee member.

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

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