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CPRE Surrey AGM – 14 Sept 2019

CPRE Surrey AGM – 14 Sept 2019
The AGM of CPRE Surrey takes place on Saturday 14 September 2019 at Painshill Park, Cobham, from 11.00am to 1.00pm. Speakers include Corinne Pluchino, Chief Executive of the Campaign for National Parks, and Matt Thomson, Head of Planning at CPRE. Coffee and exhibition from 10.30am. Please register to attend by emailing cpre.surrey@btconnect.com or calling the branch office on 01372 362720.
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High Court grants permission for judicial review of Guildford Plan

High Court grants permission for judicial review of Guildford Plan
Guildford’s Local Plan will face a judicial review in the High Court. Permission has been granted by the Court for three claims against Guildford Borough Council – by greenbelt campaigner Julian Cranwell and by two Parish Councils, Ockham and Compton – challenging Guildford Council’s adoption of the Guildford Plan. The judicial review will be on the grounds that the Borough Council agreed a housing requirement of 10,000 new dwellings but nonetheless allocated land for 14,000 houses, failing to show ‘exceptional circumstances’ for the release of greenbelt land to...
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Mole Valley Council declares Climate Emergency

Mole Valley Council declares Climate Emergency
CPRE Surrey has welcomed the vote by Mole Valley District Council to declare a ‘Climate Emergency’. CPRE said Mole Valley councillors were “right to recognise the urgency of tackling climate change” and must now work with other local authorities across Surrey to put in place more effective environmental protection policies. CPRE Surrey Branch Director Andy Smith said: “We welcome Mole Valley Council’s decision to declare a Climate Emergency in the district. We really are at the emergency stage and the time for talking is over, the time for action is now. Let’s...
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CPRE joins climate change protest

CPRE joins climate change protest
Activists from CPRE Surrey were among the thousands who took part in the mass lobby of Parliament on 26 June calling for urgent action on climate change. We also joined colleagues from CPRE Sussex and the campaign groups CAGNE and AirportWatch to launch the ‘Pledge to Fly Less’ campaign.
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Out now! Spring 2019 issue of CPRE’s Surrey Voice magazine

Out now! Spring 2019 issue of CPRE’s Surrey Voice magazine
The new (Spring 2019) issue of CPRE’s magazine Surrey Voice is out now. All members will soon be receiving their copies. If you are not a member and would like to see a sample issue of our magazine please email cpre.surrey@btconnect.com or call our office on 01372 362720. Surrey Voice (Spring 2019) – Now available to download
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