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The Stonehenge Alliance have written to the Prime Minister
Hedgerows can help in the fight against climate change and provide jobs
Ministers are reported to have dropped controversial planning law changes
Prize giving for the winners of Wiltshire’s Best Kept Village Competition
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We will be in #bradfordonavon this Saturday at the climate festival! Come have a chat to us about what we do and how you can be involved. Any #stonehenge lovers - we have info on the @SaveStonehenge alliance you can take away with you too. @ExploreBoA @Goingzero2030
It’s not just blackberries!! Autumn is a wonderful time for nature’s bounty. Focused foraging: finding seasonal autumn food - CPRE https://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/focused-foraging/
This is SO important. We will be in Westbury Gardens this Saturday. If you have any questions about how you can help - come ask us!
The @SaveStonehenge have written an open letter to @BorisJohnson asking for the dualling of the A303 by Stonehenge to be abandoned. Please RT if you agree. You can sign the peition following the link https://www.cprewiltshire.org.uk/news/open-letter-from-the-stonehenge-alliance/
Government should adopt a new approach “instead of rehashing the same damaging scheme". The Alliance wants to see a "full and open assessment of alternatives to the road” to safeguard and enhance the WHS, reduce road traffic impacts.
We will be attending! Come find us in Westbury Gardens. We love a natter.
Early night for me 💤 Get your coffee and join me bright and early at 7:35am on @SkyNews breakfast. ❤️
🚨Good news klaxon🚨 government confirms those hated planning rules are being thrown away! (Not recycled…only time we don’t support recycling) @michaelgove https://www.cpre.org.uk/news/major-success-for-local-voice-campaigners-as-planning-changes-are-paused
Open letter to Boris Johnson: Stonehenge Alliance calls on Prime Minister to abandon damaging Stonehenge road scheme
Summary with open letter:
Spade at the ready, really looking forward to it! 🌳 https://twitter.com/CPREWilts/status/1438860254079561728
Next Sunday 26th September is our presentation day for the Wiltshire Best Kept Village Competition and this year we have a new prize to present to one of the categories by our wonderful countryside ambassador @CarlyPaoli! #wiltshire #countryside #songbird @wiltscouncil
Say no to plastic! Have you seen our cotton shopper? Available from http://cprewiltshire.org.uk
4 baby red squirrels have been born at Longleat Safari Park in South West Wiltshire 🐿️😍🥰 It's part of a breeding programme to reintroduce the species in the UK. The animals are very rare and until now there's not been a sighting of one in the county since 1965!
I’m happy to say that I’m a member of this important organisation but I’m also a trustee as it’s a charity that works tirelessly to protect the Wiltshire countryside that we enjoy. https://twitter.com/CPREWilts/status/1437728650569388039
If you want to protect our beautiful county then join us! But it's not all planning committees...we countryside lovers are all about country walks, rewilding projects and - quite honestly - a lovely country pub. You can join us for just £36 a year at https://www.cprewiltshire.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-member/
https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/19570825.build-town-centre-countryside-group-tells-swindon-council/' The CPRE survey of brownfield land has shown there is a significant under estimation of the capacity in town centres for housing. Instead of building on greenfield spaces we should be looking at developments on brownfield sites.'
Did you hear the news over the weekend? There are reports that the proposed reforms to planning, which have been described as a 'developers' charter' will be watered down or scrapped.
We'll keep you updated.
Read our full response to the very welcome news that the proposed 'developers' charter' is being dropped from planning proposals. https://www.cprewiltshire.org.uk/news/news-of-developers-charter-being-dropped-very-welcome/
Commenting on the government’s reported rethink of its planning proposals, Anne Henshaw, Chair of CPRE Wiltshire said:
"On the face of it, it looks like good news particularly the binning of the top down developers' charter.’ #planning @BBCWiltshire @PeteGavan @matthew_wilts
Rural dwellers (villagers) in Wiltshire need buses to main centres, excellent links to railheads, and traffic management. And fill those pot holes for safer cycling please! @RichardClewer
See @CPRE’s ambition One Bus an Hour @CrispinTruman @CPREWilts