Campaigns

Litter Heroes, King Wastealot and Blue Planet II

Things seemed to have moved a long way since we invited participation in the 2017 Litter Heroes awards.  Thanks in no small way to Sir David Attenborough and the Blue Planet II series on BBC One, as well as to the…

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Musings on countryside, campaigning, railways and poetry

If you are a countryside campaigner, or a national treasure such as John Betjeman, how do you compare the Northamptonshire countryside with that of Berkshire for example?  Or with Lincolnshire?  How do current threats to the countryside compare with those…

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Brownfield first

CPRE has for some time recommended a policy of brownfield first – using land that is now redundant after having been previously developed - for building much-needed houses, in preference to taking farmland. While many people immediately see the sense…

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Town & Country Awards 2017

We have now published a leaflet on our Town & Country Awards competition for 2017.  The leaflet contains a nomination form and an explanation of how to nominate and which projects will be eligible for an award this year.  In…

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