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
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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 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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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!