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Chelmsford targeted for another 3,500 homes in ‘garden community’

Chelmsford targeted for another 3,500 homes in ‘garden community’

Thursday 2 November 2023

The expansion of Chelmsford, it would seem, has no bounds. The city has hosted tremendous housing growth in recent years and now there is a proposal for 3,500 more. The scheme, to the north-east of the city, has been submitted by Countryside and, if approved, will comprise part of Chelmsford Garden Community, which has already […] Read more >

Lockdown lesson for government: more than two-thirds in South East want to see their local green space enhanced

Lockdown lesson for government: more than two-thirds in South East want to see their local green space enhanced

Monday 15 June 2020

72 per cent of adults in the South East of England think their local green space, or nearby countryside, could be enhanced Majority of these would like to see more wildlife (52 per cent) and a greater variety of plant life (50 per cent) in their local green space CPRE, the countryside charity, and the […] Read more >

Appreciating our countryside

Appreciating our countryside

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Delegates at last month’s CPRE conference in Birmingham were urged to encourage more people to engage with the countryside. Here CPRE Essex vice-chairman Tricia Moxey does her bit and extols the joys of rural walking, highlighting the benefits it can bring to our overall well-being.    Recent publicity has been encouraging us to spend time outside […] Read more >