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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 >

Elections prove our countryside matters to people, says Green Belt council

Elections prove our countryside matters to people, says Green Belt council

Monday 17 June 2019

The extraordinary change in the composition of Uttlesford District Council resulting from May’s local elections was charted here, but there were of course eye-catching returns from much of the South East after the polls had closed. Such was the widespread shift in allegiance that the London Green Belt Council was moved to comment: “One of […] Read more >

Love Essex and its countryside? You can prove it by voting on Thursday

Love Essex and its countryside? You can prove it by voting on Thursday

Monday 29 April 2019

All of Essex’s local boroughs and districts, as well as Chelmsford city and Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock councils, will be holding elections on Thursday (May 2). Local authorities control many of the decisions that we care passionately about at CPRE Essex. We depend on their decisions to keep our towns and villages vibrant, to ensure there […] Read more >