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2019 Annual General Meeting: 23rd May, Mere Sands Wood

2019 Annual General Meeting: 23rd May, Mere Sands Wood

CPRE Lancashire's 2019 AGM took place at Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve on May 23rd; thanks to all those members who attended and enjoyed  tea and cake, pond dipping, birdwatching or a walk in the woods!

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West Lancashire Neighbourhood Planning introductory workshop

West Lancashire Neighbourhood Planning introductory workshop

CPRE West Lancashire District Group is hosting an introductory workshop on Neighbourhood Planning on Wednesday 22nd May, 7.30pm, in Ormskirk. The evening is free to attend with a retiring collection towards costs, but booking is essential.

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Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2019

Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2019

The month of May sees the Greater Manchester Walking Festival take place, offering 400 guided walks in various locations. The festival aims to showcase and publicise the great walking opportunities and groups there are in Greater Manchester and to encourage people to walk more and more often.

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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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