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

Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

Thursday, 16 January 2014 16:55

Landmark Judgment on housing

Planning authorities are not always obliged to meet their ‘full, objectively assessed needs for market and affordable housing’ (National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) paragraph 47).
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 15:13

Join litter action and help stop litter

Does litter spoil the town and countryside where you live? Did you know that CPRE Hertfordshire has a supply of litterpicking equipment groups can borrow to tackle the problem?

Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:00

High Leigh Garden Village

Broxbourne Council has permitted the proposals by Land Improvements Ltd. and Leach Homes, to build up to 523 houses, retail and commercial floorspace, a hotel, school and recreation facilities, with principal access from the A10 Link Road into Hoddesdon, in the Green Belt between the town and the A10. Item updated 23 April 2015.

The Hertfordshire branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has written to John Wood, Chief Executive of Hertfordshire County Council, outlining its reasons for opposing the Lower Luton Road/Common Lane site at Batford as a location for a proposed new secondary school to meet the needs of the Harpenden  area.

St Albans City and District Council has been refused permissio to proceed with its Strategic Railfreight Interchange Judicial Review application.

The threat to Green Belt land in North Hertfordshire has re-emerged in the form of a planning application submitted by Bloor Homes for a 1,050 dwelling ‘sustainable’ development called Wandon Park on land between Tea Green and Cockernhoe.
Thursday, 15 August 2013 14:57

West of Stevenage countryside saved

The news that two planning applications to build up to 3,600 homes to the West of Stevenage have been withdrawn by the applicants has delighted countryside campaigners.

Countryside campaigners CPRE Hertfordshire have hit out at Stevenage Borough Council's consultation on Housing and Employment options for its Local Plan.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013 09:36

Rural Living Awards nominations now in

We have been delighted to receive a total of 34 nominations in our first ever Rural Living Awards Scheme.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:48

Village of the Year trophies go on sale

June 2013

The CPRE Hertfordshire Village of the Year Competition ran from 2000-2012. Now that it has been succeeded by the CPRE Hertfordshire Rural Living Awards Scheme previous winners of the Village of the Year East, North and West trophies are invited to bid to purchase the trophies. The reserve price is £200. For more details, or to make a bid contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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