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13 March 2019

CPRE Gloucestershire’s Rural Excellence Award 2019 Scheme is now open for nominations. The Awards panel are hoping to encourage nominations from teams of professionals who are tackling significant rural issues like affordable rented housing. ‘The example set by the 100% affordable housing development at Whittington Close, St Briavels, last year, is an inspirational illustration of the local District Council working with partners to provide nine rental properties, meeting an identified housing need,’ comments Richard Lloyd, Vice Chair of CPRE Gloucestershire.

1 February 2019

CPRE is inviting everyone to take part in Star Count 2019 to help map our magical dark skies. The nationwide Star Count, which is also supported by the British Astronomical Association, goes live tomorrow, and will be running for the first three weeks of February (Saturday 2 February – Saturday 23 February)

8 February 2017

The Campaign to Protect Rural England’s Gloucestershire Branch is seeking nominations for its 2017 Awards, which celebrate the very best of the county’s building developments and projects.

4 October 2016

Celebrating the county’s most outstanding
new developments and projects
Seven local developments and projects have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the environment and community in the annual Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Gloucestershire Awards.

30 September 2016

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is celebrating 90 years of championing our countryside with a key event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October.

17 August 2016

Brexit vote offers chance for farming to become more diverse and environmentally resilient, say countryside campaigners

‘Redirect funding to help smaller farms and make land available for new farmers’

Farming in England needs to become more diverse to build resilience and widen its benefits to the public, according to a new report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) [1].

3 June 2016

CPRE Gloucestershire is concerned that housing requirements in the Joint Core Strategy for the Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury have been further increased. 


5 May 2016

At its 2016 AGM held on 4th May at Stowell Park, Mike Mackey was elected as the new Branch Chair of CPRE Gloucestershire, taking over from Charlie Watson.  The keynote speech was given by Jonathon Porritt.

13 March 2015

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Gloucestershire branch has welcomed the planning inspector’s dismissal of an appeal against the Forest of Dean District Council’s refusal of planning permission to install 20 hectares of polytunnels at Redmarley.

Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

2016 Awards launched

Written by Local Group Web Manager: Richard Lloyd

22 February 2016 

CPRE Gloucestershire launches 2016 Awards programme.

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