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Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson - CPRE Hertfordshire
Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

Countryside campaigners, CPRE Hertfordshire, welcome the news that brownfield sites in Harpenden are to be examined as possible secondary school sites.

Thursday, 12 June 2014 14:46

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Countryside Campaigners CPRE Hertfordshire are launching fresh calls for changes to national planning policies by urging local people to sign a Charter to “Save the Countryside”. The Hertfordshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England wants to put stronger protection for green spaces firmly on the agenda ahead of next year’s General Election.

Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00

Children's art competition results 2014

The winning artwork in this year's Children's Art Competition were on display at the CPRE Hertfordshire Rural Living Awards Evening in County Hall on 21 October.

Thursday, 01 May 2014 16:07

What price Localism?

Countryside campaigners CPRE Hertfordshire have reacted with dismay to the news that Communities secretary Eric Pickles has cleared the way for the owners of Luton Airport to expand the site with a remodelled terminal building and new aircraft taxiway that would enable it to handle up to 18 million passengers per year.

Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:00

New homes target blow to the Green Belt

Countryside campaigners CPRE Hertfordshire have reacted angrily to the news that Welwyn and Hatfield Borough Council are likely to have to build 10-12,000 homes over the next twenty years. 

Friday, 24 April 2015 00:00

SRFI latest developments

St Albans Council is seeking leave to appeal the High Court's rejection of its legal challenge to the Secretary of State's decision to grant outline planning permission for a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange on the Park Street, St Albans site.

Thursday, 06 March 2014 10:35

Cuffley threat alert

A company called Metropolis Planning and Design carried out ‘pre-application’ exhibitions on a 600 dwelling development in the Green Belt to the south-west of Cuffley in January 2014.

A Planning Inspector has allowed appeals by Taylor Wimpey and Wheatley Homes for two schemes totalling 260 houses on high quality agricultural land in the countryside outside Buntingford’s settlement boundary.

CPRE Hertfordshire have hit out at East Herts Council’s draft District Plan, published 27 February 2014, with scathing comments on the Council’s proposed Housing targets and proposals for development of swathes of the District’s Green Belt.

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