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.
The Save Chippenham campaign are holding an art auction on 19th December
Listen to the neighbourhood planning webinar
Wiltshire has an increased number of potential brownfield sites for housing
John Kirkman has been awarded by CPRE after 28 years of service
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The climate emergency is a great threat to the countryside. But, the government is giving the green light to a coal mine in #Cumbria.
We're in a climate crisis. It's time the government start acting like it. Sign our petition:
Happy #WinniethePooh Day!
A. A. Milne's world is not just for children. It tells us about connecting with nature, mental health and discovering the beauty of green spaces.
We see lots of parallels with our work in protecting and promoting a countryside for all.
The cold and dark of #winter, along with post-Xmas blues is why today is known as #BlueMonday.
To comfort yourself during these difficult days, check out this guide to #hygge, a term which embodies all things cosy and content.
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Together we can do this!
#climatechange #newyearsresolution #noplanetb
#Winter walks can be beautiful, whether in freezing mist or low, bright sunshine. But, it pays to be prepared.
Check out CPRE's guide on winter walks, how you can stay comfortable and get the most of out of your stroll:
#january #walking #wiltshire
In Sept 2021, author Elena Mannion released her wonderful book 'The Happy Hedgerow', endorsed by CPRE.
This beautifully illustrated story reminds us of the vital importance of #hedgerows.
Q&A with the author:
#hedgerows #happyhedgerow #reading #cpre
Get together with family and friends for our annual Star Count which takes place between 26 February and 6 March.
With your help, we’ll be able to identify where light pollution is a problem and where the darkest skies across the country are.
This week is House Plant Week
Not only do house plants make our homes look great, but they also have health benefits. From improving the air we breathe to help lift our moods during the darker nights of winter.
#HouseplantWeekUK #houseplant #cpre
2021 might have been another year of coronavirus #lockdowns, but it was also a year of record-breaking successes at CPRE ✊
However you chose to support us, we couldn't have done it without you 💚
Have a look at what you helped us achieve 👇
Want to engage school children with nature and the countryside?
Join in the RSPB 2022 Big Schools’ Birdwatch.
For more detail go to the RSPB web site. https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-teachers/schools-birdwatch/
Fancy fundraising for CPRE and Climate Change?
There are lots of ways that you can fund raise and support CPRE, from challenging yourself to a walk, cycle or run to having a bake sale, open garden.
See link below for more details
#40by50: we’re calling on the government to commit to extending the hedgerow network by 40% by 2050.
Hedgerows protect the soil, clean the air and absorb carbon emissions.
Read more about our campaign and sign up to our petition here...
There's still plenty we can do to look after nature and wildlife during the colder months Snowflake
Show the countryside some love this winter with our eight top tips which can be found here . . .
#countryside #nature #winter
Happy New Year from us all in CPRE Wiltshire.
As part of your New Year resolutions, why don't you become a member.
We work across a huge range of areas including climate change, public transport, farming and affordable housing?
Join us here: https://www.cprewiltshire.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-member/
We are lucky enough to have two famous stones circles in Wiltshire, Avebury and the iconic Stonehenge.
But our countryside is speckled with more of these mysterious spiritual sites. Explore our list of lesser-known stone circles at the following link -
During #December, with little happening above ground, our under appreciated natural wonders really get to shine
Time to game on against your family and friends: print out our four winter walk bingo cards and see what you can spot on your wintry strolls. Ready? It’s time to play BINGO!
The countryside can feel still and quiet in winter, as nature hibernates. But there’s still plenty we can do to support and nurture our local green spaces during the colder months.
Follow our link to find Eight ways to help the countryside in winter.
We'd like to wish our supporters, volunteers and colleagues a very #MerryChristmas.
We really appreciate your support and couldn't do what we do without you.
Here's to another year of #countryside campaigning - for people and planet!
Happy Christmas eve.
We thought you might enjoy this picture, no snow expected in Wiltshire though!
Keep safe and try and have the best Christmas you can.