Government backs new Oxford to Cambridge Pan Regional Partnership

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is concerned about the recent announcement of proposals to establish a Pan Regional Partnership for the Oxford to Cambridge Arc. Read the Stop the Arc (STARC) group’s response to the Pan Regional Partnership

Star Count 2023 – 17-24 February

Friends looking up at night sky- copyright Jess Hurd

Star Count 2023. Image copyright Jess Hurd.

Star Count, CPRE’s annual citizen science project, takes place between 17-24 February 2023.. Last year, thousands of you took part and counted…

CPRE report shows that Brownfield land for 1.2 million homes is lying dormant

Brownfield Land by russelljsmith is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Brownfield land by russelljsmith is licensed under CC BY 2.0

As the affordable housing crisis deepens, CPRE’s 2022 state of brownfield report has found – yet again – that the number of new homes that could be built on brownfield…

Appeal to build 70 houses in Haddenham dismissed


File:UK Haddenham (Cambridgeshire) (SideA).jpg" by Uksignpix is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

We are pleased to report that an application for 70 homes in the village…

Ouse Washes Middle Level Barrier Bank raising works – now completed

The Ouse Washes bank raising works finished in October 2022. Construction started in 2017 and the work has taken six years to complete.  For a summary of the project please see the final edition of the Ouse Washes Works newsletter.