Welcome to CPRE Northamptonshire

A branch of the campaign to protect rural england

How you can help

We are working for a beautiful and living countryside throughout the county

Our aim is to influence planning decisions that affect the countryside at local and national levels, and to initiate and support activities that directly improve the countryside and rural communities

A beautiful, tranquil, diverse and productive countryside is fundamental to people's quality of life, wherever they live

What we do
Local food hero

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…

Read more

Local food hero

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…

Read more

Local food hero

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…

Read more

School Rubbish Campaign

Don't be a litter bug!
Help us clean up our countryside

50/50 Club Winners

Buy a share in our FiftyFifty Club, help to protect the Northants countryside and possibly win some cash!