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Join us on our Autumn Green Belt walk to experience the green spaces on your doorstep in South Manchester, and to find out more about the vital role that the Green Belt plays.

Published in Current events
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 15:14

Successful campaigning saves Green Belt!

CPRE Lancashire and its West Lancashire District Group, with the support of some parish councils and local groups commissioned Piers Elias, an expert demographer who reviewed the proposed housing figures.  The CPRE response with the demographic appraisal report appended, evidenced how jobs growth and housing numbers were flawed and wrongly inflated. 

Published in Green Belts

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. 

Published in Current news

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. 

Published in Current news

CPRE Lancashire is looking forward to seeing the ‘radical rewrite’ of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework if approved at the Combined Authority meeting on Friday 11th January 2019, based on the announcement by Andy Burnham, Greater Manchester Mayor.

Published in Current news

CPRE Lancashire is looking forward to seeing the ‘radical rewrite’ of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework if approved at the Combined Authority meeting on Friday 11th January 2019, based on the announcement by Andy Burnham, Greater Manchester Mayor.

Published in Planning

Peel Holdings' planning application for an exclusive golf course and executive home development on farmland in protected Green Belt was approved by Bolton Council but the decision has been called-in for the taking by the Secretary of State after a request from CPRE Lancashire and other local objectors.

Published in Update

CPRE Lancashire was disappointed that Bolton Council approved Peel Holdings application for a major housing development and exclusive golf resort in protected Green Belt with harm to Hulton Park Registered Park and Garden despite strong local opposition.

Published in Update

CPRE Lancashire engaged with Burnley’s Local Plan Team during the various stages of the Local Plan progression.  In accordance with CPRE policy we wrote responses querying the assumptions used for the housing and employment projections, and advocated that the Local Plan with lower housing and employment land requirements should be adopted to steer sustainable development in the future.  We successfully made recommendations for a number of housing and employment sites to be saved from Green Belt release.

Published in Current news

Hooray, CPRE Lancashire is celebrating as local democracy saves the countryside!  Following a change in political leadership in Trafford in May 2018, two proposals for development on Green Belt protected land have been withdrawn.

Published in Update
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