Campaign to Protect Rural England Standing up for your countryside

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Our work

At CPRE, we are proud of our achievements helping to protect the English countryside. Watch the video below to get a taste of some of our recent successes. Further down the page you will find links to some of our campaigning work, past and present. If you want to learn more about our priorities, please visit the What We Do section of our website. 

Our Green Belt

Our Green Belt

Share your photos, stories and memories to show the Government why the Green Belt needs to be better protected.

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We had over 11,000 comments from people who signed the charter.

Countryside Charter

In 2015 we had more than 11,000 comments on why people want to save our countryside. Take a look in the interactive map below. 

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Waste Of Space

Waste Of Space

More housing is needed in England and we support the Government’s policy that brownfield land should be used for new homes.

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Local food challenge

Local food challenge

Hundreds of you took up our 30:30 challenge and pledged to source 30% of your food from within 30 miles of where you live.

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Durham litter pick.

Join Litter Action and help stop litter

Do you see untidy litter spoiling the town and countryside where you live? You could do something about it by joining a litter picking group and transforming theses places into pleasant places for people and wildlife.

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