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Join us for another walk in the Green Belt, this time for a circular walk in Wigan, on Sunday 24th November. Free to attend but booking essential.

Published in Current events

In fine autumnal weather 35 people of all ages gathered at Sale Water Park to walk stage two of the GM Ringway. The route took us through Chorlton Water Park, Kenworthy Woods and on to Didsbury – passing through significant areas of Green Belt land.

Published in Past events

For the past three weeks, the Hulton Park Public Inquiry has been taking place in Bolton. CPRE Lancashire fielded Dr Des Brennan as CPRE Lancashire’s representative at the public speaker session on Thursday 10th October 2019.  He gave an excellent, considered and detailed representation concerning the s106 Agreement, which has since been updated, and is now watertight on the issue of no commencement of ALL and ANY development to the proposal site before it is certain that Peel’s bid to host a Ryder Cup tournament has been successful.  

Published in Current news
Monday, 14 October 2019 14:51

Space to breathe

CPRE's research into the state of our Green Belts highlights unprecedented threats to Green Belt land at a time when land that can act as a green lung around the edge of our cities has never been more important. 

Published in Current news

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
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