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CPRE has a new website… what do you think of it?

CPRE has a new website… what do you think of it?

Wednesday 4 December 2019

We’ll keep this one short and sweet… CPRE nationally has been going through a bit of a makeover and a big part of that has been the development of a new website. It has just gone live and you can visit it here We would love to know what our Essex members think, so do […] Read more >

Clear and simple: our message for the next government, whoever it may be

Clear and simple: our message for the next government, whoever it may be

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Well, it’s almost upon us! We speak, naturally, of the general election (on Thursday, December 12, should you have forgotten). You shouldn’t be surprised to know that CPRE has been well prepared for this and we have already placed our manifesto on this website. However, you can never (well, rarely) state your ambitions too often, […] Read more >

What CPRE would like to see from political parties as the election nears

What CPRE would like to see from political parties as the election nears

Monday 18 November 2019

CPRE Essex is calling on all political parties to embrace the countryside charity’s vision for a countryside that is thriving and accessible and makes a significant contribution to reaching net-zero carbon. We want to see sustainable rural communities, supported by investment from business and government, where people’s voices are heard in decision-making and local needs […] Read more >

Our countryside matters to those about to vote. Politicians please take note!

Our countryside matters to those about to vote. Politicians please take note!

Monday 18 November 2019

Countryside-loving millennials could swing the general election in favour of the political party that has policies most likely to protect and enhance the countryside, according to CPRE. For those who don’t know (and we suspect it’s more than many media outlets realise), millennials are widely defined as those born between 1981 and 1996. Or, to […] Read more >

Still so much to reflect on from AGM

Still so much to reflect on from AGM

Monday 4 November 2019

We have already reported on the tributes made to CPRE Essex volunteers at last month’s AGM at Cressing Temple Barns (see here), but there was of course a lot more to proceedings than that. The CPRE Length of Service Awards and volunteer medals handed to Liz Lucas, Jill Hinds, Tricia Moxey and Petra Ward by […] Read more >

Passivhaus: the environmentally friendly way ahead for our homes

Passivhaus: the environmentally friendly way ahead for our homes

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Chartered surveyor Paul Mallion looks at the principles of Passivhaus, a voluntary standard that aims to cut energy demand in our homes. He explains how we must improve energy efficiency across the building industry if we are to reduce carbon emissions to an acceptable level  As party to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the […] Read more >

Don’t cave in to the drinks industry lobbyists! CPRE urges government to adopt ‘all-in’ deposit return system

Don’t cave in to the drinks industry lobbyists! CPRE urges government to adopt ‘all-in’ deposit return system

Monday 28 October 2019

More than one in four bottles littering our countryside may not be included in the deposit return scheme (DRS) if the government buckles under pressure from industry, according to CPRE. Responding to the publication of the Environment Bill, which will allow for the creation of the DRS, CPRE is urging the government to continue with […] Read more >

AGM at Cressing Temple Barns offers a time of reflection and celebration

AGM at Cressing Temple Barns offers a time of reflection and celebration

Monday 7 October 2019

It was standing room only at Cressing Temple Barns on Saturday (October 5) for the Annual General Meeting of CPRE Essex. Members and supporters didn’t need asking twice to head for this fantastic venue near Braintree as the county branch demonstrated how much it has developed over the past year. Once the formalities were over […] Read more >

Read the CPRE Essex AGM Agenda, Chairman’s Report and Financial Report here

Read the CPRE Essex AGM Agenda, Chairman’s Report and Financial Report here

Friday 27 September 2019

The Annual General Meeting of CPRE Essex is being held on Saturday, October 5, at Cressing Temple Barns, near Braintree (2.45pm for 3pm). You can read the Agenda, Chairman’s Report and Financial Report by clicking on the images or links below: Read more >

This year’s AGM (on October 5!) can be just part of a great day out at Cressing Temple Barns

This year’s AGM (on October 5!) can be just part of a great day out at Cressing Temple Barns

Monday 16 September 2019

Enjoy tea at The Barns, Cressing Temple Monday, September 16, 2019 Here’s another reminder that this year’s Annual General Meeting of CPRE Essex is coming up quickly! It is being held at the fantastic venue of Cressing Temple Barns, near Braintree, on Saturday, October 5. The guest speaker will be Simon Amstutz, manager of the […] Read more >