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Neighbourhood Plan Workshop - Last Chance to Book!

Neighbourhood Plan Workshop - Last Chance to Book!

17 May 2018

 

As a result of previous successful workshops, CPRE Gloucestershire is co-hosting another Neighbourhood Plan Workshop on 6thJune  at Gambier Parry Rooms, Highnam Community Centre. The workshop will run with two sessions. The first session will focus on the questions many of us are asking about Neighbourhood Plans. These are: “Are ‘made’ Neighbourhood Plans making a difference: are they being used and influencing development management decisions and appeal outcomes?  Are they influencing local plan work?” Jeff Bishop who is leading the work from Place Studio will present initial findings of research.  

 

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Is lack of funding dashing hopes of AONB and National Park designations?

Is lack of funding dashing hopes of AONB and National Park designations?

26 March 2018

 

CPRE Gloucestershire welcomes a new report looking at the future of our natural environment and needs of rural communities. This report,The countryside at a crossroads: Is the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 still fit for purpose?from the House of Lords Select Committee, makes a series of recommendations to ensure that the objectives of this legislation are met, including the role of Government Departments and agencies.

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CPRE is concerned that A417 Missing Link proposals are not good enough for the Cotswolds AONB

CPRE is concerned that A417 Missing Link proposals are not good enough for the Cotswolds AONB

21 February 2018

 

Although CPRE welcomes the Government’s commitment to deliver a road scheme to resolve long-standing problems of congestion, road safety and air quality, the environment charity has serious concerns about present proposals.  The environmental sensitivity of the Crickley Hill area cannot be overstated.  As part of the designated Cotswolds AONB, this dramatic landscape has important nationally recognised wildlife habitats and ancient monuments. All these factors demand a road scheme designed to embrace environmental considerations at its very heart rather than as an add on.

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Vegetables do matter! Launch of 2018 Awards at successful new farm shop

Vegetables do matter! Launch of 2018 Awards at successful new farm shop

12 February 2018

CPRE Gloucestershire has launched its 2018 Rural Excellence Awards scheme at Vegetable Matters, the new North Cotswolds farm Shop in Ebrington.

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