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

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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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…

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Local food hero

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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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!