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CPRE submits response to Greater Manchester Spatial Framework consultation

CPRE submits response to Greater Manchester Spatial Framework consultation

CPRE’s response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework consultation has now been submitted. Read our response, which highlights a number of positive changes but also points out some remaining issues with the plan, via the link below.

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More and better regeneration of brownfield land

More and better regeneration of brownfield land

An event hosted by our neighbours, CPRE Lancashire, to promote discussion on the best way to achieve effective reuse of brownfield land, to be held on 26 March 2019, 10:00 for 10:30 to 12:30, at the Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS.

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A 'Magnificent Walk' from Macclesfield with the Friends of the Peak District

A 'Magnificent Walk' from Macclesfield with the Friends of the Peak District

Friends of the Peak District, who represent CPRE in the Peak District, have organised a on Saturday April 13th which offers the ideal opportunity to get to know Cheshire's hilly eastern fringes better - and walkers will be rewarded with cake on completion of the 21-mile route! 

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Portside North Fracking Inquiry

Portside North Fracking Inquiry

Jackie Copley, Planning Manager for CPRE Lancashire was commissioned by Frack Free Ellesmere Port and Upton, the Rule 6 Party, to represent opposition to a shale exploration application.  The proposal site is situated on Portside North in Ellesmere Port.  Although an urban location, it was considered as a matter in-directly relevant to CPRE in that should the use was allowed, the employment use would be displaced elsewhere and probably require greenfields in countryside to be allocated instead. 

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Misty sunrise over the Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich