Who we are
We are CPRE Gloucestershire, the countryside charity. We want a thriving, beautiful countryside that is accessible for everyone.
CPRE Gloucestershire, the Countryside Charity is your local branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). Our staff team is made up of our Director Louise Williams and Office Manager Lesley Painter.
We are governed by a dedicated board of trustees:
Chair: Professor Patricia Broadfoot, CBE
Vice Chairs: David Brooke and Richard Lloyd, MBE
Treasurer: Julian Oxley
Trustees: Nick Dummett, Prue Vernon, David Bayne, Major Tom Hancock, Elizabeth Bourne, Colin Evers, Simon Murray
Our President is Charles Martell
We’re based in a beautiful spot right next to Gloucester Cathedral.
We have an amazing volunteer task force who are passionate about protecting the beautiful countryside and making it accessible to everybody.
Want to get involved?
There are two main ways you can get involved and support the work we do.
We have various volunteering opportunities.
If you have other skills not covered by our current opportunities get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.
or call 01452 309783
The office is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week (currently working from home during Covid-19 on these days).
Become a member
You can support the work we do by becoming a member for as little as £3 a month (individual membership) or £5 a month (household membership). This donation helps keep the volunteers doing important work for our countryside.
As well as doing your bit to protect our countryside, you’ll receive some great perks as a member of CPRE such as monthly subscriptions and discounts on local attractions and clothing.