The countryside champions

Press Release Archive 2004-10

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29 Dec: "Stop Fareham New Town" campaigners shocked by Council withdrawal of public survey

15 Nov: Wallington Village joins SHUV in campaign against new town

 9 Nov: People from 10 more towns and villages join postcard campaign

26 Oct: New snowy Hampshire views on CPRE Christmas cards

25 Oct: Fungus Foray fund-raiser for CPRE in the New Forest

18 Oct: CPRE launches postcard campaign to save landscape between Wickham and Fareham

29 Sep: CPRE calls on Government to stop housing plans

14 Sep: Archers actor talk and charity Christmas gift auction for CPRE

10 Aug: CPRE likes plans for 20 homes at derelict former HMS Mercury site

 4 Aug: Housing plans around Petersfield premature and not needed

 3 Aug: CPRE SHUV alliance calls for new town to be dropped

22 Jul: New leadership brings community focus for CPRE Hampshire

21 Jul: CPRE applauds decision to halt Strategic Development Area at Hedge End

20 Jul: Countryside medals awarded to Hampshire campaigners

13 Jul: Greenbelt and new National Park celebrated at CPRE Hampshire AGM

15 Jul: CPRE South Hampshire Group pushes back

24 Jun: Farnborough Inquiry: CPRE says climate change issues are at stake

17 Jun: South Hampshire planning concerns for new group

12 May: New fly-tipping pilot launched by CPRE in East Hampshire

23 Apr: English Oak Tree gift from CPRE to Worldham Parish Council

16 Mar: Champagne celebration for birth of the new national park!

24 Feb: CPRE member appointed by Secretary of State

19 Jan: East Hampshire's housing plans 'unsound' says CPRE

12 Jan: CPRE objects to save Barton Farm from development

2009 Press Releases:

21 Dec: Whitehill Bordon ecotown needs to show the way in transport solutions

14 Dec: Countryside safer due to work of CPRE Hampshire

12 Nov: CPRE Hampshire celebrates as new National Park is confirmed!

12 Nov: CPRE lobbying on carbon increase helps fight off more flights

29 Oct: Press Notice: John Venning

 8 Oct: CPRE planning experts to hold Parish seminar and workshop

 2 Sep: CPRE's trip to Southampton's Oceanography Centre

 3 Aug: East Meon wind farm will not go ahead

31 Jul: Chamber Music in Saint Cross - The Galliard Trio

28 Jul: CPRE lends help to Pathwatch trial in North Hampshire

11 Jul: Campaigners welcome Miliband comments on renewables

 1 Jul: Goodworth Clatford river conservation project wins 'Countryside & Design Award'

 1 Jul: Wherwell Primary School woodland project wins 'Countryside & Design Award'

23 Jun: Education programme wins 'Countryside & Design Award'

15 Jun: Outdoor classroom at Warren Park wins 'Countryside & Design Award'

10 Jun: CPRE Hampshire presents its first Outstanding Achievement award to Buriton's Village Plan

 8 Jun: CPRE presents two Countryside & Design Awards to Hampshire Fare

 3 Jun: CPRE's chief executive gives his vision to Hampshire members

26 May: Drum Housing project wins CPRE Countryside & Design Award

11 May: Hampshire can be a greener and even more pleasant county

 7 May: CPRE's coach trip to the City of Bath and Prior Park Landscape Garden

 6 May: Renewable energy in the South Downs National Park

 5 May: Liss Juniors Litter Launch

16 Apr: English Oak Tree gift for Liss Forest

11 Mar: Hurry! Time is running out to enter CPRE's Countryside and Design Awards

 4 Mar: Government urged to listen (South Downs Campaign release)

29 Jan: Business and council entries sought for CPRE Countryside and Design Awards

14 Jan: Call for entries to CPRE Hampshire Countryside and Design Awards

 6 Jan: Save Barton Farm


16th December 2008
Liss and Petersfield support South Downs postcard campaign

5th November 2008
Eco-town at Bordon/Whitehill

27th October 2008
Campaign to Protect Rural England sends strong message to Government on draft South East Plan

20th October 2008
Support our Hampshire landscape at Christmas

11th October 2008
CPRE looks to award Hampshire Projects for its second year

30th September 2008
Wildlife photography enthrals CPRE audience

8th September 2008
CPRE visit to century old Twyford Waterworks

27th August 2008
Protecting the wildlife of Fleet Pond

27th August 2008
A Talk and Supper with Hampshire Wildlife Photographer Dennis Bright

22nd August 2008
Protecting the countryside: CPRE stand at the Alresford Show

6th August 2008
Panorama: Notes on a Dirty Island (national press release)

21st July 2008
Housing plans unsustainable says CPRE

11th July 2008
CPRE Alton Show report and invitation to review response to Holybourne Village Plan

4th July 2008
A day in the life of a village band as seen by Thomas Hardy

18th June 2008
Time is running out to petition the Prime Minister

17th June 2008
CPRE Hampshire announces this year's award winners

11th June 2008
Borden Junior School wins CPRE award

11th June 2008
FutureFarms Ltd wins CPRE Award

11th June 2008
Portway Junior School receives CPRE Award

6th June 2008
Come down on the farm with CPRE

30th May 2008
Powerful advocacy for the National Park

27th May 2008
Campaign to Protect Rural England calls for volunteers

13th May 2008
Family fun at the CPRE's Countryside Day

29th April 2008
Free bus laid on for CPRE's Countryside Day

28th April 2008
Prizes for laser shooting at CPRE's Countryside Day

16th April 2008
Bill Bryson says "Stop the Drop" (national press release)

11th April 2008
Juggling and wilderness skills at CPRE's Countryside Day

10th April 2008
Natural England to speak at CPRE Hampshire AGM

1st April 2008
Countryside campaigners' newsletter published

1st April 2008
CPRE Hampshire Questions Projected Housing Numbers

19th March 2008
Forest Knights and fly-fishing fun at CPRE's Countryside Day

17th March 2008
The proofs of evidence on the Western Weald are delivered

11th March 2008
One Week Left for CPRE Awards Entries

4th March 2008
Walks and Talks Programme starts with walk around Old Portsmouth

20th February 2008
A Fun New Project in the Countryside

20th February 2008
Countryside and Design Awards: deadline approaching.

19th February 2008
Farming Today - A Different Approach.

18th February 2008
How to make the most of Hampshire's countryside.

5th February 2008
Walks and Talks Programme 2008.

1st February 2008
Mid-Hants AGM: Promoting Local Fare.


5th December 2007
CPRE campaigns for better rural transport.

3rd December 2007
CPRE calls for support at pivotal moment of campaign.

7th November 2007
2007 Transport Symposium.

1st November 2007
CPRE Hampshire Launches New Awards Scheme.

23rd October 2007
Chris Huhne MP visits Longmoor and Woolmer (Joint press release).

17th October 2007
Report of Recital - St. Cross Church, Winchester.

26th September 2007
Need to Conserve and Recycle Water in the South East (SE Region Release).

25th September 2007
Classical music evening in aid of CPRE.

18th September 2007
Write right now - to keep the Western Weald in the South Downs National Park.

21st August 2007
A Talk and Supper with top Landscape Designer Sarah Eberle.

23rd July 2007
Campaigners join forces to support Council over national park proposals.

12th June 2007
Two countryside medallists for CPRE Hampshire.

12th June 2007
Local food producers high on agenda for CPRE.

6th June 2007
Farleigh House: Open Garden event.

17th April 2007
CPRE's walk with butterflies.

12th April 2007
CPRE goes 'wild' about flowers!.

5th April 2007
CPRE talk on 'Your food, the real choice'. 2007 AGM.

29th March 2007
CPRE Hampshire comments at end of Examination in Public into the South East Plan.

27th March 2007
CPRE celebrates clutter campaign success.

20th March 2007
Forthcoming fundraising events for CPRE Hampshire.

6th March 2007
Farmer's daughter leads new fly-tipping campaign for CPRE.

28th February 2007
CPRE's evening by the sea.

27th February 2007
CPRE talks conservation in the Test Valley.

18th January 2007
CPRE objects to laser light pollution.

2nd January 2007
CPRE Hampshire launches new website.


27th November 2006
CPRE visits behind the scenes at Exbury Gardens.

1st November 2006
Walking with buffalo.

31st October 2006
Cheap food and traditional landscape are incompatible.

26th October 2006
CPRE invites you 'behind-the-scenes' at Exbury Gardens.

19th October 2006
CPRE members enchanted by Canine Partners.

5th October 2006
CPRE lecture by Shaun Leavey on 'Farming our landscape'.

20th September 2006
CPRE Hampshire is gardening the easy way.

15th September 2006
CPRE expedition to discover Hampshire's water buffalo.

12th September 2006
Comments on National Clutter Campaign.

7th September 2006
Talk on Hawk Conservation.

6th September 2006
Kimpton House Open Garden Visit.

5th September 2006
CPRE member Marina cycles for countryside.

30th August 2006
Russian Dissident Cycles 500 miles for CPRE.

14th August 2006
Loving The Countryside.

14th August 2006
Stansted Park Visit.

11th August 2006
CPRE Stand at Alresford Show.

14th July 2006
Forthcoming Fundraising Events.

12th July 2006
Sunset Safari at Marwell Zoo.

4th July 2006
Visits to Rousham House and Broughton Castle.

29th June 2006
CPRE Stand at Alton Show.

26th June 2006
Family focus for CPRE this summer.

16th June 2006
Doing the Tichborne Walk! A CPRE visit.

13th June 2006
Join us again in the Country! North Hampshire Group walk.

10th May 2006
Garden Visits Planned by North Hampshire District Group

9th May 2006
Why Does Your Countryside Matter? Report of CPRE Hampshire AGM

9th May 2006
CPRE and the Maypole! - Avington Fete

2nd May 2006 - Announcement
SHUV To Fight Development Plans From PUSH

28th April 2006
"Your countryside, your choice" - CPRE Hampshire turns 40!

6th April 2006
An evening all about hawks - Test Valley Group

6th April 2006
"Too many houses and not enough water?" - North Hampshire District Group AGM

6th April 2006
Hampshire County Council pilots road clutter audit with CPRE

29th March 2006
Tree preservation and hawk conservation at CPRE talks


12th December 2005
New campaigners needed to protect green areas in the South Hampshire sub-region

9th December 2005
Transport symposium a roaring success

7th November 2005
Save Our South - presentation by CPRE South Hampshire and Solent District Group

7th November 2005
Save Our Skies symposium hosted by CPRE Hampshire Transport Campaign Group

25th October 2005
Snowy landscape painting donated to help protect rural England

10th October 2005
Competition for all Archers fans will help protect the countryside

19th September 2005
Alternative energy and organic sausages at East Hants CPRE AGM

29th July 2005
Margaret Paren wins countryside medal from CPRE

28th July 2005
CPRE celebrates as 20 Hampshire villages come out of the Western Corridor and Blackwater Valley sub-region in South East Plan

8th July 2005
MORI poll findings back up the Campaign to Protect Rural England

27th May 2005
Eagle owl saves rural England

24th May 2005
Braishfield Manor gardens to open for first time for CPRE

16th May 2005
Champagne and hawking at Rotherfield Park

26th April 2005
Calling all hedgerow surveyors!

20th April 2005
Quality of life in rural Hampshire main theme of CPRE meeting

16th March 2005
CPRE urges people to respond on the South East Plan

24th February 2005
The changing face of agriculture

8th February 2005
No growth without infrastructure - 300 resoundingly agree

24th January 2005
CPRE campaigns to restore our rural roads, supported by Hampshire survey results

12th January 2005
CPRE fights for Hampshire on South East Plan

5th January 2005
CPRE to hold South East Plan public meeting


24th November 2004
Hampshire landscape oil painting and Christmas cards on sale for CPRE

29th October 2004
Tom to research impact of South East Plan for CPRE

19th October 2004
A talk on the modern farm given for CPRE

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