Join us for a farm walk
Nestled under Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope, Holly Tree Farm in Lower Withington is to be the venue for our next family farm walk, to take place on Wednesday May 29th. Booking essential - follow the link for more information.
An evening at Peckforton Castle
CPRE members and friends enjoyed a delicious meal and an interesting talk at Peckforton Castle on May 8th. Following a brief AGM, hotel owner Mr. Naylor talked on the history of this fascinating building and estate.
2013 Hedgerow award scheme open for nominations
The annual awards scheme for fieldside hedgerows run by CPRE Cheshire and Cheshire Landscape Trust is now open for nominations for the 2013 season. Follow the link below to download an entry form and find out more about the criteria for judging the competition.
Tell your MP - our countryside should be protected!
The first year of the Government's National Planning Policy Framework has seen damaging developments approved in precious open farmland and Green Belts, even in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty like the Cotswolds - despite large areas of brownfield land being ready for development which could revitalise our towns and cities. Take action!
Meet the lambs at Dorrington Hall Farm!
Our first Family Farm Walk of 2013 is to take place at Dorrington Hall Farm nr Woore on Wednesday April 10th. Children will get the chance to meet the lambs and find out a bit more about the life of farmers Stephen and Jane Ellsmore as they stroll around the farm. The walk is free to attend but booking is essential as places are limited.
The countryside needs us - and we need your help
Cheshire residents are all too aware of the sustained attack on our wonderful countryside - and CPRE urgently needs funds to help us to protect it. Please donate to our national appeal if you care about our countryside. To find out more, and donate, follow the link below.
Cheshire East Local Plan consultation - CPRE Cheshire response
Star Count Week - thanks for taking part!
CPRE and the Campaign for Dark Skies are now crunching the numbers received during this year's Star Count Week; we will update the website when the results are released. Thanks to all those who took part.
HS2 Phase 2 - impacts on Cheshire
The Department for Transport's preferred route for Phase 2 of HS2 (Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds) has been unveiled. CPRE is concerned about potential impacts on the countryside, and we are now looking in detail at the proposed route. For more information on CPRE's five tests for sustainable high speed rail, follow the link below.
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