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Finding alternative sites to build: a summary of our work so far

Finding alternative sites to build: a summary of our work so far

CPRE Lancashire has developed the Brownfield Land Register Toolkit to facilitate our work with planners and members of the community to identify sites that are missing from Local Authority Brownfield Registers, with the aim of reducing pressure to develop in the countryside by highlighting previously-developed sites, which are generally in more sustainable locations.

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New volunteer roles - help us to make a difference

New volunteer roles - help us to make a difference

CPRE Lancashire is recruiting for a number of new volunteer posts this month; we are seeking an events organiser, three planning volunteers, and 'eyes and ears' volunteers across Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and Liverpool City Region. No experience is necessary as we will provide training. We think Lancashire's countryside is a wonderful asset and we need your help to keep it that way!

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Bolton Council urged to reconsider ‘game changed’ golf proposal

Bolton Council urged to reconsider ‘game changed’ golf proposal

CPRE Lancashire has responded to extra documents submitted to the Planning Inspectorate by Peel Holdings, regarding Peel's application for housing and a golf course at Hulton Park.  The Secretary of State, after calls by CPRE Lancashire and others, viewed the proposal as a significant matter for a ‘call-in’ for his own determination. 

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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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