The countryside champions

Case Studies

A selection of situations that illustrate the type of work and campaigning we do, and how we have been successful in protecting our countryside. The cases below are those that have mostly been resolved. You'll find more about our ongoing campaigning in various areas by selecting the relevant section in the side menu. The battlemap includes 'hot spots' past and present.

Stop the Drop

  • Froxfield and Privett's 'Adopt part of a Lane' - read more...
  • Shedfield's parish litter pick organised by the Shedfield Society - read more...
  • Liss Junior School's piloting of the Whole School Litter Campaign - read more...

Planning

  • Preserving one of the most important open spaces in Romsey, when it was threatened by a bid to build 110 dwellings and a medical centre - read more....
  • Influencing the planning system: how CPRE and others created 'Sane Planning in the South East' to thwart a threat by developers to override Local Plans - read more....

Transport

  • Clearing the Clutter: the A32 pilot project at West Meon - read more...

Landscape

  • 'How The Western Weald Was Won': an article about the campaigning that resulted in the inclusion of the Western Weald within the new South Downs National Park, following an inspector's recommendation in 2007 that it should be excluded - read more....
  • Two massive wind turbines on Wether Down: how we stopped them being built - read more....
  • Bere Hill near Andover - making sure that proposal for a 'high tech' business park on the hill stayed firmly underground - read more....
  • Protecting the coastline at Dibden Bay - in 2004, we successfully campaigned to stop a container port from being built along nearly two kilometres of unspoilt coastline - read more....

This page last updated 4th February 2011.

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