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The Mersey Forest turns 25

The Mersey Forest turns 25

The concept of the Mersey Forest came about as one of twelve large-scale, long-term tree planting programmes proposed in the early 1990s, with the aim of improving the environment for the benefit of people, wildlife and the economy. The Mersey Forest, covering 500 square miles, is the largest of these Community Forest areas, covering parts of Merseyside and North Cheshire, and the woodlands planted offer a great opportunity to experience nature on your doorstep.

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Warrington Local Plan Consultation: CPRE's response

Warrington Local Plan Consultation: CPRE's response

CPRE Cheshire responded to the Warrington Borough Council consultation on the Proposed Submission Version Local Plan. 

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Branch AGM 2019

Branch AGM 2019

Cheshire Branch's AGM was held at  7pm on May 9th, at Willington Hall in Willington, Tarporley, and members also listened to a fascinating talk by Emeritus Professor of Landscape Ecology, Andrew Hull, Chairman of the Sandstone Ridge Trust. 

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St Helens and Warrington Road proposal will harm farmland in Green Belt

St Helens and Warrington Road proposal will harm farmland in Green Belt

CPRE Cheshire and Lancashire are united with local residents' groups in battling plans by St Helens Council for a road linking vast swathes of countryside and the former Parkside Colliery site. 

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Trent and Mersey Canal, Middlewich