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CPRE’s public meeting, held in Manchester on March 26th, brought together, politicians, academics and members of the public to look for a consensus on how best to ensure that development is targeted on brownfield land where possible, as well as considering other ways to ensure best use of derelict land by greening if development is not appropriate.

Friday, 21 December 2018 09:30

Getting started on Neighbourhood Planning

Written by CPRE Lancashire

CPRE Lancashire held their first Neighbourhood Planning evening at The War Memorial Hall in Samlesbury last night. CPRE Lancashire's Vice Chair Lindsay Beaton opened the evening, giving a brief explanation as to how CPRE can help with Neighbourhood Planning. This was followed by a very enlightening talk given by our Planning Manager Jackie Copley, on the topic of how to proceed through the minefield that is Neighbourhood Planning. After  a some refreshments Jackie took questions from the floor. From the positive comments received, CPRE Lancashire hope to run further evening training sessions soon.

Friday, 07 September 2018 13:59

Branch AGM at Mere Sands Wood

Written by CPRE Lancashire

CPRE Lancashire members are invited to an informative talk by Lindsay Beaton as we stroll around Mere Sands Wood, a Lancashire Wildlife Trust site, on the afternoon of Wednesday 12th September.  Tea and cakes will be in abundance in the meeting room following our walk, with a very brief AGM at the end!

On the 19th July, CPRE Lancashire was pleased to host more than fifty attendees to an event titled ‘Greening the Liverpool City Region’.  We updated the attendees on the activity of CPRE and showed two films depicting the current situation regarding Government housing requirements and the issues around bring brownfield land forward and pressure to release Green Belt protected land.

The Lancashire Branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) held a second public meeting on 20 March to discuss the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF), currently under review.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:24

Climate change lecture

Professor Kevin Anderson, Deputy-Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester, gave a public lecture on 23 January 2018 hosted by the CPRE Northwest Regional Group.

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 13:34

Branch Development Day 2018

CPRE Lancashire held its annual Branch Development Day on Monday, 5 March 2018.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 09:48

Planning training seminar

CPRE Lancashire was pleased to host a free planning training seminar on the 10th of October which was held at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust's Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve in Ormskirk.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 08:34

CPRE hosts stand at Ainsdale Summer Show

CPRE Sefton District Group in conjunction with CPRE Lancashire Branch had a successful day at the Ainsdale Summer Show on Saturday the 1st July.

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