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More than 80 acres to be used for Dengie solar farm

More than 80 acres to be used for Dengie solar farm

Thursday 11 April 2024

Try as we might to argue the case for rooftop solar, our landscape still bears the brunt of the march of solar farms across the county. Maldon District Council’s planning committee has granted permission for the development of 81.5-acre Dengie Solar Farm south of Dengie village. A previous application had been refused permission in July […] Read more >

Housing matters: CPRE Essex chairman in the media spotlight

Housing matters: CPRE Essex chairman in the media spotlight

Monday 24 April 2023

It isn’t always easy to attract the attention of our written media – indeed sometimes you’re grateful just for a response to a press releases or suggested story – so we’re delighted to report that David Knight, CPRE Essex chairman, has been quoted at length in a national newspaper. David was talking to the Express […] Read more >

Staycation with a Bicycle… back up north

Staycation with a Bicycle… back up north

Wednesday 6 October 2021

August 2021 Christine and David Knight look back on two special walks Apart from a couple of outings locally, the bikes didn’t clock up many miles in July as we spent more time walking some of the many Essex footpaths. Two of the walks were quite memorable. The first was a walk along the coast […] Read more >

Staycation with a Bicycle… on to the Blackwater

Staycation with a Bicycle… on to the Blackwater

Wednesday 7 July 2021

Late May 2021 In the second of  her blogs, Christine Knight reports back from the remote Dengie peninsula, where she and husband David took their bikes in late spring. Having both been born and bred in Essex, there are not many tourist spots or towns that we haven’t visited over the years, but, being the […] Read more >