Mere Way, aka Akeman Street

Mere Way (Jude Sutton)

 Mere Way, aka Akeman Street (by Jude Sutton)

We were approached by local residents and groups concerned about the activities of Urban & Civic and Cambridgeshire County Council Highways to transform the Mere Way ancient trackway,…

Owlstone Croft, Cambridge – Queen’s College Appeals planning decision: Public Inquiry announced

Cambridge Paradise LNR Pond by Cmglee

Cambridge Paradise LNR Pond by Cmglee

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is disappointed to learn that Queen’s College Cambridge is appealing the decision made by Cambridge City Council to refuse its planning application to develop…

Road Closure updates

Information about road closures

Two useful websites for checking local road closures are the website which shows works on the current day and those planned for the future.  You can set up e-mail alerts for the area of your choice. The website

Environment Agency Update on Drought in East Anglia

The July Environment Agency Drought update shows that, apart from one area on the Ouse (see map, below) and North Norfolk, which remains in drought, the whole of East Anglia is in “recovering drought”.  River flows are very low. Many rivers including the Cam have experienced dead fish events due to low water flow and hot weather causing low dissolved oxygen levels. Despite heavy rainfall in Feb…

Launch of Nature 2030 campaign

As members Wildlife and Country Link, CPRE welcomes the launch of the Nature 2030 campaign – promoting five key asks for policymakers ahead of the general election.

From a pay-rise for farmers to take better care of our precious hedgerows, to more protection for our fresh water sources – CPRE is supporting Nature 2030 in order to tackle nature’s decline and contribute to nature’s recovery.