We’re passionate about making the countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
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We welcome Brian Kilkelly
Government consultation on its response to the Landscapes Review
Let National Highways know your views on the bypass.
A peaceful march to protest unsustainable development in the Manhood area
Tuesday 18 January is ‘Winnie the Pooh Day’, marking the author’s birthday, so this coming weekend why not enjoy a walk in the Forest? You can discover the ‘Enchanted Place’, the ‘Hundred Acre Wood’ and more. See: http://www.ashdownforest.org/enjoy/walking/docs/Walk1_PoohWalksFromGillsLap.pdf
How can you help the countryside in winter? From sticking to paths, to helping wildlife, to shopping locally to support rural businesses – you can make a difference.
Find out more at http://www.cpre.org.uk/discover/eight-ways-to-help-the-countryside-in-winter/
January Bulletin CAGNE AGM date Survey communities need to participate in and much more you need to be aware of #gatwickairport #airspace #noise #wellbeing #climatechange #government - https://mailchi.mp/e9c5b72d05aa/january-bulletin
Let’s make 2022 the year when we all reduce our use of plastic.
Sea-Changers has launched a fountain fund to help community organisations to install a water bottle refill station in their local coastal area. Find out more: http://www.sea-changers.org.uk/coastal-fountain-fund
Airlines flying thousands of ghost flights just to keep landing slots https://metro.co.uk/2022/01/05/airlines-flying-thousands-of-ghost-flights-just-to-keep-landing-slots-15871644/?ito=article.mweb.share.top.twitter via @MetroUK #ClimateCrisis
We have some beautiful walking recommendations on our website, for re-invigorating winter walks to welcome in the new year.
Carbon offsetting fees offered by airlines do not equal guilt-free flying, campaigners warn https://inews.co.uk/news/carbon-offsetting-fees-offered-by-airlines-do-not-equal-guilt-free-flying-campaigners-warn-1373182?ito=twitter_share_article-top #gatwickairport
Flying is 'twice as damaging to the climate' as previously thought https://inews.co.uk/news/environment/climate-change-cop26-flying-twice-damaging-climate-previously-thought-1284012?ito=twitter_share_article-top #gatwickairport
Industry response to #GatwickAirport plans to rebuild emergency runway as 2nd runway is not supportive New planes could be noisier Consultation lacks acknowledgement of this fact @Better4Crawley @mimsdavies @GillianKeegan @ClaireCoutinho @griffitha @Nus_Ghani @CrispinBlunt
CPRE Sussex wishes everyone a very happy New Year. We would like to thank all our members for their support last year, and hope 2022 is a fantastic year for you and our beautiful countryside!
Trains not planes must be the answer #ClimateCrisis @CommonsTrans @transenv https://twitter.com/CommonsTrans/status/1472988921143431171
New technology is promised by #aviation to reduce noise but reality is very different for communities Let’s hope 2022 brings understanding of aircraft noise issues #gatwickairport @grantshapps @robertcourts #health #MentalHealthMatters #sleep
CPRE Sussex wishes all its members and supporters a very happy Christmas. We hope you enjoy the wonderful Sussex countryside and green spaces during the festive season!
A CPRE membership or donation is a wonderful gift idea for someone who is passionate about the countryside. Proceeds go towards enhancing and protecting the countryside and increasing accessibility. Visit http://www.cpresussex.org.uk/get-involved/gift-membership/
Our new director, Brian Kilkelly, has joined us, bringing wide-ranging experience on environmental issues, including climate change. Brian looks forward to working with CPRE Sussex members, supporters and partners, to secure a thriving and beautiful countryside for everyone.
The Wish list from #CAGNE public meeting last night
1) No 2nd Runway at Gatwick
2) Ban night flights
3) Climate change be recognised and carbon charge on all flights
4) Gatwick be more honest
Wishing everyone a 'silent night', peaceful Christmas & goodwill to all communities
📑a policy co-ordinator for South East Conservatives
🏞a trustee of @CPRESussex
🌳organising the Valuing Our Natural Environment conference
👩🎨a landscape painter
🗳a former District Councillor and Deputy Chair Political for her local association
More trees for Brighton! 🌳
CPRE Sussex’s Plant your Postcode volunteers, Brighton & Hove City Council’s Arboriculture team and Hove Civic Society, working with Trees for Cities, have secured nearly £100,000 for planting in areas of low tree cover in Brighton & Hove.
Charging for parking in Ashdown Forest could deter visitors, and limit public access to the forest. There is no evidence that the scheme is financially viable. Displacement of vehicles from car parks could cause environmental damage and safety hazards. http://www.cpresussex.org.uk/news/cpre-sussex-opposes-parking-charges-in-ashdown-forest/