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

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.


29 September 2019

The eagerly awaited final report on future directions for England’s National Parks and AONBs was published on 20th September. The report titled Landscapes Review and its proposals are the outcome of an independent review commissioned by the government in May 2018 and led by an expert panel chaired by Julian Glover.

National CPRE made a comprehensive submission to a consultation and CPRE Gloucestershire made a separate submission relating to the future of the Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds AONB.


28 August 2019

CPRE Gloucestershire is seeking a volunteer to compile and edit the six-monthly full colour printed newsletter "Gloucestershire Views"


23 August 2019

Ash Dieback has reached Gloucestershire and will have a major impact on the landscape of the Cotswolds AONB and Severn Vale.  CPRE Gloucestershire is a member of a partnership of organisations which has come together to address the issue.  The partnership is led by the Cotswolds Conservation Board.  This news article explains more and how you can help.

2 July 2019 


Support Kit by donating here: SupportKitsWingWalk


Kit Braunholtz is a man who likes a good challenge it seems. He is also proof that age is simply a number. They say you are as old as you feel. If you feel like attaching yourself to the wing of a plane, to celebrate your birthday, then you would look as young as Kit does now! Kit has been passionate about conservation since the 1970s and has been a lifelong member of CPRE. At 90 Kit’s thinking is inspiring. He is looking to the future by dedicating his Wing Walk to a cause that is focused on caring for our countryside for our children, our grandchildren and future generations.  Climate change, and the disappearance of our nature and wildlife, is hitting the headlines on a daily basis. Kit is making his own headlines by doing something positive to help highlight these issues by strapping himself to the wings of a biplane at Rendcomb airfield on August 7th.

8 April 2019

CPRE welcomes ‘Wilder’, the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trusts’ Manifesto for our county.

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