Campaigns

Where are the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Northamptonshire?

Let us know what you think! As a county without any nationally protected landscapes such as National Parks, greenbelts or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), we feel this is the right time to develop the case to secure an…

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Our Branch Strategy

CPRE Northamptonshire Executive Board has been reviewing our branch vision and strategy, to ensure that it reflects our aims and ambitions. The result can be seen on the diagram, once you have clicked Read More for a better view. We hope…

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Planning for the Future White Paper - our response

The second Government planning White Paper - Planning for the Future - closed for consulation response on 29 October 2020. We in CPRE Northamptonshire see many positive goals expressed in the preamble to the substantive proposals of the White Paper.  However,…

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Planning White Papers: Changes to the current planning system

The Government consultation closing October 1st 2020 could result in an increase of over 40% in the housing targets for Northamptonshire.  This is the first of two consultations which the Government is running that affect planning. We have just completed our response…

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2020 Litter Heroes - how we changed our plans

If you were able to hold a 2020 community litter pick before lockdown commenced in March, then well done - very few people did! The coronavirus pandemic severely affected our 2020 awards, as well as virtually everything else in life.   There…

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2019 Litter Heroes Awards

This year showed an increase in quantity and quality of the entries received. It became clear that comparing the activities and resources of the residents of a large suburban housing estate with those of a small village was somewhat unfair.…

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2019 Northamptonshire Village Awards

Photo: Representatives of Glapthorn receiving their Best Overall Village award from David Laing Article: Elaine O'Leary, Chief Executive Northamptonshire ACRE Over 70 people gathered for the annual Northamptonshire Village Awards evening in July at the Hunsbury Hill Centre. They are…

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CPRE Northamptonshire Autumn Road Show 2019

There was a strong demand from parish councillors for this year's Road Show.   The speakers were Felix Beck from CPRE National Office and Brian Skittrall from CPRE Northamptonshire. As usual we are posting the presentations here.  To view them,…

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