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Come to Painshill and hear CPRE’s National Chairman Su Sayer

Come to Painshill and hear CPRE’s National Chairman Su Sayer

The Annual General Meeting of CPRE Surrey Branch will take place at Painshill Park, Cobham, on Wednesday 21st June 2017, starting at 2.00pm. The principal guest speaker will be Su Sayer, National Chairman of CPRE. Please contact the CPRE Surrey Branch office in Leatherhead, email cpre.surrey@btconnect.com, for details.

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General Election 2017: CPRE calls on candidates to endorse its Manifesto for Surrey

General Election 2017: CPRE calls on candidates to endorse its Manifesto for Surrey

The Surrey Branch of CPRE has issued a “Manifesto for Surrey” setting out policies to protect our countryside and Green Belt. Candidates of all political parties in the General Election are being encouraged to endorse the Manifesto and agree to incorporate its policies in their election addresses. Here are the CPRE Surrey policies:
● Protect the Green Belt and other countryside and green spaces in Surrey from inappropriate development…

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Dunsfold New Town scheme ‘called in’ by Secretary of State

Dunsfold New Town scheme ‘called in’ by Secretary of State

There will be a Public Inquiry into the planning application for 1,800 houses at Dunsfold, approved last December by Waverley Borough Council. This follows a request from CPRE’s Waverley group to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, to “call in” the application.

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New report uncovers proposals for 123,000 new houses on London Green Belt

New report uncovers proposals for 123,000 new houses on London Green Belt

A joint report by CPRE and the London Green Belt Council entitled “Safe Under Us?: An investigation into widespread threats from housebuilding in the London Metropolitan Green Belt” highlights how Government policies and sanctions appear to be forcing councils to release Green Belt land for development. Drawing on local evidence provided by CPRE branches in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, London and Surrey, the report demonstrates that the London Green Belt is likely to be under greater threat than ever. There are now plans for 203 sites within the London Green Belt including proposals for 123,528 homes.

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London Green Belt Threats Map

London Green Belt Threats Map
The map below is being developed as part of a partnership project between the London Green Belt Council and CPRE branches in Herts, Essex, Kent, Beds, Bucks, Berks, Surrey and London. It shows the threats that we are aware of to London’s Green Belt. If you know of any threats not marked on this map – please tell us about them by emailing info@londongreenbeltcouncil.org.uk or calling 020 7253...
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