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CPRE at 2017 party conferences

CPRE at 2017 party conferences

Party conference season is approaching and we are delighted to announce that we are holding events at each of the three main party conferences: Liberal Democrats, Labour and Conservatives.

As well as holding our own fringe events at each conference, we are also teaming up with likeminded organisations including as Shelter, Sustain, Sera and Greener UK.

This is our chance to get our voice heard, and we will be using the platform to discuss crucial issues such as the need for affordable housing, Brexit and the environment, food and farming, and community housebuilding. 

You can find details of each below in our invites:

Liberal Democrats Conference events (Bournemouth)


Lib Dem conference


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Labour Party Conference events (Brighton)


Food and Farming Labour Conference


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Can we build more and affordable homes without sacrificing the countryside?

Tuesday 26th September 18:30 - 19:30

Tudor Room, The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton

 Speakers: John Grogan MP, Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, Paul Miner (CPRE), Rose Grayston (Shelter), Cllr Leigh Redman


Conservative Party Conference events


Conservative conference


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How can we win community support for housebuilding?

ConservativeHome in partnership with Shelter and CPRE, Tuesday 3rd October 16.00 - 17.30

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Speakers:  Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Toby Lloyd (Shelter), Tom Fyans (CPRE), Anne Ashworth (The Times)


Cheeky foxes often make an appearance around farmland.

Hail the Fenland foxes!

Vulpes Vulpes, or, in English, the red fox. Culturally known as Mr Fox. This lovely cousin of the dog resides in the farmlands where I ride, taking advantage of the rabbit population, the fields and hedges. They like the green byways and shrubbery, human dwellings with available food sources and paddocks in the outlying areas of my village.


The English Landscape: A CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane

The English Landscape 1926 - 2026A CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane

Tune in to Facebook live on Wednesday 24 May for a CPRE lecture with Nicholas Crane. Nick will lead a discussion into the past, present and future of the English landscape - from 1926 to 2026 - during this critical moment for UK environmental policy.


The joy of hedgelaying

The joy of hedgelaying

We often take them for granted, but the hedgerows criss-crossing our landscape are vital stitching in the patchwork quilt of the English countryside. We spoke to Claire Maymon of the National Hedgelaying Society about what’s involved in caring for hedgerows, and how people can get involved to learn a rewarding new skill and keep hedgerows thriving.



Soil: not a four letter word

Soil: not a four letter word

This blog was updated on 29 November, 2016. It was originally published on 11 February, 2015.…

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