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This section includes our current press releases and our newsletters and annual reviews.

17 December 2019

In this news briefing from national CPRE, there is a a message for the new government from our CEO, Crispin Truman, a report on an uncertain future for County Farms, and a plea that school visits should be a part of the national curriculum.


10 December 2019

Funding is available through CPRE Gloucestershire for Parish Councils and community groups in Gloucestershire east of the River Severn to help address the impact of Ash dieback.


4 December 2019

A documentary programme (Meat: A threat to our planet?) recently broadcast on BBC TV raised the issue of red meat production and its contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. Concerns have been raised that the programme lacked balance and implied that all meat production was severely damaging and consumption should be drastically cut to address the climate emergency.


13 November 2019

CPRE Gloucestershire’s Rural Excellence Awards – now in their twelfth year - recognise developments which are outstanding in their contribution to the environment or the local community, and which are exemplars of good practice.  The 2019 Awards presentations took place today when seven awards were made celebrating some of the very best of the county’s building developments and projects.
Since its awards scheme first began in 2007, CPRE Gloucestershire has celebrated and highlighted 67 innovative projects throughout the county.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 09:07

"Gloucestershire Views"

Written by Local Group Web Manager: Richard Lloyd



23 October 2019

CPRE Gloucestershire's latest newsletter "Gloucestershire Views" has just been published.  Topics covered include ash dieback, community-led housing, an article on the significance of the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act, the Glover Review on National Parks and AONBs, and news from our District Groups.

Tuesday, 01 October 2019 13:17

New Director Appointed

Written by Local Group Web Manager: Richard Lloyd



1 October 2019

CPRE Gloucestershire are pleased to announce that they have appointed a new County Director, Louise Williams. Louise has around fifteen years experience of working in the third sector in Gloucestershire and started out working for a young people’s homelessness charity.  From there Louise has worked in various roles from front line service delivery to strategic development and leadership in areas such as drug and alcohol, childhood bereavement, mental health and more recently violence against women and girls.

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