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

Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

CPRE Hertfordshire has taken the unprecedented step of writing to all St Albans District Councillors urging them not to agree to the publication of the draft Strategic Local Plan for consultation

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:25

Glad Tidings for Braughing

CPRE Hertfordshire welcomes the decision of a planning inspector to throw out an appeal by developer Gladman.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 15:08

CPRE Herts HCC Plan responses

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Image: Southeast of Stevenage by Eliza Hermann

CPRE Hertfordshire responds to many Local Plan consultations with the aim of standing up for Hertfordshire's countryside. You can view our responses to Hertfordshire County Council Local Plans for the whole county on Minerals and Waste Development here.

Monday, 19 October 2015 12:30

Rural living thriving in Hertfordshire

We all love to get out and enjoy the Hertfordshire countryside, and people who 'make it happen' have been celebrated in the third annual CPRE Hertfordshire Rural Living Awards.

This 7.7km (4 3/4 miles) walk - with an option to take a shorter, 6.3km (4 miles) route - starts in Hitchin town centre and quickly reaches countryside which was recently under threat of development, though now reprieved.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 15:28

Discover your Green Belt and share your stories

Discover your Green Belt and share your stories

CPRE has joined major national litter groups and business organisations to make a joint plea to Government to take a firm lead on litter.

Countryside campaigners CPRE Hertfordshire have alerted local members, supporters and residents to a planning application by the Crown Estates for 600 houses that would merge Mangrove Green and Cockernhoe with Luton.

Sixty years ago, in August 1955, Green Belts became government policy. Since then they have provided green space and fresh air for 30 million people and protected some of our most precious farmland and woodlands.

Thursday, 06 August 2015 15:23

Batford school site saga continues

Hertfordshire County Council has been trying to find a sutable site for a new secondary school to serve the Harpenden area for the last five years.

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