CPRE report shows that there are more Local Green Spaces, but deprived areas still lacking

Bar Hill Village Green and Hall

CPRE’s 2023 Local Green Spaces (LGS) report shows that there has been an increase in LGS designations, but deprived communities remain under-served.

LGSs were introduced in 2012 to give Green Belt-like protections to smaller areas of land that are often identified…

CPRE welcomes Labour’s net zero plans, but local democracy must be protected

CPRE welcomes Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves’ proposals to place net zero at the heart of the planning system, set clear national guidance on community consultation for developers, and increase planning capacity across Local Authorities.


East-West Rail – Bedford to Cambridge – even less cost beneficial than HS2

Bedford Station by M J Richardson

Bedford Station by M J Richardson

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has released a joint statement with Cambridge Approaches and Stop the Arc Group (STARC).

The now cancelled HS2 from Birmingham to Manchester was designed to operate…

CPRE manifesto for the next UK government launched

St Ives – GR -  Gareth Ridewood

St Ives – GR, by Gareth Ridewood

As the 2023 party conferences begin, national CPRE has launched a manifesto for the next UK government, outlining four key areas of priority for the countryside, climate, communities and wildlife.

2024 looks set…

Wanted: CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Rooftop Solar Champions!

solar panels on a roof – Northfield, by ell brown

Solar panels on a roof – Northfield, by ell brown

We’re looking for Rooftop Solar Champions in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  As a volunteer Rooftop Solar Champion your role would involve writing to your MP on behalf of CPRE Cambridgeshire;…