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CPRE Northants AGM: 2 July 2018

For our members: in this article you can access the items which are for discussion at our 2018 AGM at Cranford at 5.30 pm on Monday 2 July 2018. To find out more about the agenda and the related documents, follow the links below: Notice of AGM & Agenda Proxy voting form Minutes…

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Summer road show - June 2018

This time the topic was planning applications and how to object to inappropriate ones, with practical examples of successful techniques. We have been asked by some of those attending to make Brian Skittrall's popular presentation on the "planning layer cake" available on our website, and we are delighted to do…

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We need you to tickle your tastebuds

A strong rural economy helps protect local countryside and encourage endeavour so CPRE Northamptonshire is happy to support the Made in Northamptonshire campaign (MIN) in their annual local food and drink competition. The competition, which launches this spring for its tenth year, is looking for CPRE volunteers to become ‘Mystery…

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New: CPRE Northants Community Awards

Over the years, within the list of entries for our Town and Country Awards, there have been some fascinating projects, involving groups of volunteers, such as community gardens and community run shops, that are difficult to judge against the majority of our other entries. CPRE Northamptonshire has now launched a…

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T & C Awards 2017 - the results

2017 saw a record number of 25 entries for the biennial Town and Country Awards. Entries included gardens, restoration projects, shops and a petrol station.The five winners received their awards at a most enjoyable carol singing evening held at Easton Neston Church on 3rd December.  Dr Martin Gaskell, chairman of…

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CPRE Northants AGM - 25 September 2017

For our members: in this article you can access the items which are for discussion at our 2017 AGM at Great Houghton at 3.30 pm on Monday 25 Sept 2017.  (See the mailing on the event that was posted in late August for further details.) To find out more about…

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An evening of Christmas Carols and Music

St Mary’s Church, Easton Neston As of late November 2017 there are still spaces left in St Mary’s Church.  It is a lovely medieval church that has resounded to traditional carols for more than eight centuries.  Our singing will have the benefits of the Consensio singers and Frances Maksinski on…

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Our 2017 spring quiz “Find the Professions” was fiendish!

It took a little while to work out the pattern, and if you didn’t finish it, take heart – no-one scored 100%.  However, we did have two clear winners, and Tim Jefferis now has our prize cheque to the value of £50.  Robin Jones took the second prize of £25.…

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Branch Annual Report & Accounts for 2016

Like all registered charities, CPRE Northamptonshire is required by law to publish its Annual Report and Accounts each year. Click View Full Article and then follow the link to view ours for 2016.

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Guided tour of Sulby Gardens

16 August 2018

£15 per person including Pimms and canapés. Covering 12 acres, with a working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard and late C18 icehouse.

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Postcard photographic competition

31 August 2018

Photos can be urban or rural, landscape or close up. Send high quality data images with a note of the location, date and photographer’s name to info@CPRENorthants.org.uk

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