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You can read our news releases from the previous last three years.

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) welcomes the announcement of new incentives for brownfield development in the Chancellor’s Mansion House speech last night (Thursday).
The Campaign to Protect Rural England warned today that the Wolfson Prize shortlist overlooks the main challenges in meeting the nation’s housing needs.
Following the Queen’s speech today (Wednesday), we warn of increasing threats to the countryside.
While we welcome the introduction of a carrier bag charge in England, the Government has shown a spectacular failure to listen to the guidance given by every sector asked for advice by announcing today that its proposed scheme will exclude small retailers, paper bags and biodegradable bags. The result will be a scheme that is different to the ones in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland – confusing for both retailers and consumers.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has announced the appointment of Su Sayer as its next Chair.
Annual survey indicates growing light pollution in England.
An estimated 10.6 Billion single-use bags will be given out before the government implements new single-use bag legislation in 2015.

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