We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Want to know about things to see and do in the countryside near you? We can help.
CPRE: The countryside holds the key to tackling the climate emergency
The Avon valley is under threat from a planned development at Chippenham
Latest observations on Wiltshire Council’s work to deal with waste.
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Beef and sheep farming, its not a simple black and white issue!
A lovely wild meadow in Wiltshire, so beautiful!
Wildflower-rich meadows were once a common sight in the English landscape. Their restoration as an icon of the countryside should be integral to efforts to reverse the impact of climate change.
Finding truly affordable housing can be a real problem for key workers in rural areas. This morning CPRE's Chief Exec., Crispin Truman, highlighted this issue on Radio 4's Farming Today. Listen via the link below, from 6m40s in:
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England’s hedgerows offer a valuable habitat for wildlife, amongst many other benefits, and we’re working to protect them and create more.
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Westmill energy farm, near Swindon, is the first wind and solar park to be cooperativley owned by its members, and the solar panels will generate 4.8 GWh per year of clean electricity, enough to power 1,400 homes. Adrian Arbib / Alamy
What is The Time is Now virtual lobby?
This is a virtual lobby is an online mass lobby of MPs, being coordinated by The Climate Coalition – a group that CPRE is part of, which represents millions of people who care about our environment. For more info:
We are looking for a volunteer Treasurer/Trustee.
The role is a few hours a week at most and involves online banking, bookkeeping and preparing our accounts for audit at the end of the financial year.
For more information please email us at
Amazing video, well done👏👏👏👏
County farms are a powerful tool for helping to deliver diverse farming for current and future generations
But their rate of loss has increased fivefold since 2016.
We're urging the government to support county farms in the #AgricultureBill.
During Lockdown, you have always been able to go to your allotment, as long as you keep 2m apart from others and are not shielding.
We would love to see photos of your allotments!
Forthcoming CPRE Wiltshire Events for 2020 can be found at the attached link:
Please get in touch with us if you would like to get more detail
County farms: a potted guide
You might have heard of ‘county farms’. But what are these increasingly rare types of farms, and what makes them special? Read about them here...
Becoming a member is the best way to support a beautiful, thriving countryside for all.
You can be a part of the movement by giving as little as £3.
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CPRE calls on government to make planning work locally, read more about it here...
We are looking for a Honorary Treasurer/Trustee (voluntary position for 0-3 hours per week).
For more information please contact CPRE Wiltshire on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are now allowed to go outside with up to five people, as long as we keep at a safe two metre distance and are not shielding. Take this time to walk in the beautiful Wiltshire Countryside and reconnect with friends and family, enjoy!
Just about to post our Voice New Newsletter out to our members. Thanks to our editor Rosalind Ambler who has done a fab job as usual.
Visit our website to become a member... https://donate.cpre.org.uk/page/22662/donate/1?ea.tracking.id=branch-wiltshire-web
Students are being urged to spend their summer holidays working on farms to help keep Britain fed during the coronavirus crisis.
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