Posted by cpre in CPRE, Featured Articles
on Jan 29th, 2012
Over 200 members of CPRE Surrey attended Members’ Forums over the last two weekends.
The CPRE Surrey Members’ Forums were held at Shalford Village Hall (for members in the west of the county) and Reigate Town Hall (for members in the east).
At both Forums the message was distinctly upbeat. Tim Murphy, Chairman of CPRE Surrey, announced that its active membership had grown to over 2,000, making it the third largest CPRE branch in England. It was increasingly listened to and its advice followed by local authorities – and even by developers, he said.
At both Forums, Tim...
Posted by cpre in CPRE, Planning Reform, Wildlife and Nature Conservation
on Jan 18th, 2012
Members of the Surrey Branch of CPRE have thrown their weight behind Natural England’s decision to review the boundaries of the county’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Tim Harrold, Vice-President of CPRE Surrey, told a packed meeting of CPRE members that this preliminary review represented “a wonderful opportunity to strengthen the protection afforded some of the most attractive countryside in Surrey.”
The review will look at the possibility of expanding the nationally designated Surrey Hills AONB to include the locally designated Areas of Great Landscape Value (AGLV)....