Gloucestershire Campaign to Protect Rural England

Skip to navigation


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

8 November 2017

'Building with Nature’ is the UK’s first certification scheme for green infrastructure.  Developed by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust in partnership with the University of the West of England, it aims to increase the quality of new development to deliver real benefits for communities and the environment.

7 November 2017

The 2017 Tree Charter was launched in Lincoln Castle on 6 November 2017 with the unveiling of the champion Charter Pole, carved by artist Simon Clements.

24 October 2017

CPRE Gloucestershire has celebrated its 10th year of presenting awards.  At a ceremony held at Highnam Court on 4th October, Viscount Bledisloe presented awards to ten projects from all over the county that have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the environment and to local  communities.

25 September 2017

Needless Demand is the title of a new paper in CPRE's Housing Foresight series.  It shows that simply meeting market demand for housing while failing to prioritise genuine local housing need will perpetuate the housing crisis while wasting precious countryside.  It is an important contribution to the policy debate and to a consultation on how local authorities should calculate housing need.

26 August 2016

On 6th November 2017 the Charter for Trees, Woods and People will be launched.  CPRE is one of 70 partner organisations working with the Woodland Trust on an exciting initiative to recognise, celebrate and protect the rights of the people in the UK to the benefits brought by trees and woods.  

2 June 2017

Shaun Spiers, in his last speech as CEO of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), spoke out about the role of developers in rural housing. Shaun was the keynote speaker at CPRE Gloucestershire’s AGM this week.

Back to top

jeremy thomas 79493 unsplash