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Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

Local Group Web Manager:Jo Simson

CPRE Herts. responses to significant planning applications in March 2018 are stored here
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 11:49

CPRE Hertfordshire Spring 2018 newsletter

We are pleased to publish our latest newsletter "Spring 2018" available as a download. Please enjoy reading our latest news and we would appreciate any feedback to enable us to improve this newsletter.

 

 

The April site is situated in the Green Belt between Bragbury End and Hooks Cross to the southeast of Stevenage, where a new development of 550 homes is proposed. The walk starts and finishes in the village of Aston, and if timed for late April or early May should feature bluebells in Astonbury Woods.

Throughout 2018, our walk each month will feature the corresponding site in our "Countryside Under Threat" calendar. Our aim is to highlight these sites and raise their profile in aid of local campaigns to prevent their inappropriate development.

 This 4.2 mile circular walk was devised by CPRE Herts' Trustee Eliza Hermann.

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:49

Keeping your data safe

General Data Protection Regulations – how we protect you data.  We are committed to keeping private all of the data that we have on members.

 

Read more here

 

 

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 09:54

Chairmans letter to the Prime Minister

Richard Bullen our chairman has written to the prime minister raising concerns about building on Hertfordshires green belt

See the letter here

2018 marks our 90th Anniversary and we would like to invite you, our supporters, to join us in celebrating.

Kevin FitzGerald, our Hon. Director, led a circular walk from The Lion PH in Eastwick on Bank Holiday Monday, 2 April.

In June Elizabeth Hamilton will be giving an illustrated talk about the role played by CPRE both nationally and locally (more details here).

  

Other events are planned   Read more

 

The walk of just over 5½ miles starts and finishes in Eastwick, just off the A414 road 7 miles east of Hertford. The route climbs onto the high land to the north of the Stort valley, taking in Gilston Park and the remote Gilston church, the World War Two airfield at Hundson and Hunsdon village, before returning to Eastwick. It mostly crosses agricultural land and the paths can be muddy after wet weather. There is one stile.

Throughout 2018, our walk each month will feature the corresponding site in our "Countryside Under Threat" calendar. Our aim is to highlight these sites and raise their profile in aid of local campaigns to prevent their inappropriate development.

 

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CPRE Hertfordshire has written to Amanda Foley, CEO at St Albans City and District Council about their latest local plan consultation. This is because in CPRE’s view, the consultation document could be misleading because it claims that the Government has told the Council to build more than 900 homes a year for the period 2020-2036

 

Please see below the comments of Campaign to Protect Rural England Hertfordshire, referred to below as CPRE, on the Consultation Draft Plan

This 3.5 mile circular walk starts and finishes at the free public car park at Whitwell Recreation Ground on Bradway, just east of the B651 and was devised by CPRE Herts' Trustee Eliza Hermann.

The February site is in Whitwell. Whitwell is a historic village in St Paul's Walden parish in rural North Hertfordshire. Proposal SP2 in the district's emerging local plan would result in 41 new homes being built on open countryside land to the west of the village.

Throughout 2018, our walk each month will feature the corresponding site in our "Countryside Under Threat" calendar. Our aim is to highlight these sites and raise their profile in aid of local campaigns to prevent their inappropriate development.

 

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