Cambourne to Cambridge Busway

“busway” Guillaume Bonzoms

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has strongly objected to an application made to Cambridgeshire County Council for their support to build an off-road busway between Cambourne and Cambridge. We’ve written to the Council outlining our objections.  You can read our full response

CPRE says Home Builder’s Federation’s housing slump claim is ‘fear mongering’

New building, West Cambridge Site by Hugh Venables

New building, West Cambridge Site by Hugh Venables

CPRE strongly disagrees with claims made by The Home Builder’s that changes to planning policy could lead to a huge slump in the number of homes built annually.…

Environment Agency Update on Drought in East Anglia

The latest Environment Agency Drought update briefing can be found here. Most of East Anglia area remains in drought despite receiving above or near average rainfall over the winter months. The Environment Agency’s data is showing that the river ecology is still showing signs of stress and…

Former Branch Chairman Michael Monk presented with CPRE award

On 26th January at the Old Bridge Hotel, Huntingdon, former CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough branch Chairman, Michael Monk was presented with the CPRE Volunteer Award by branch President Christopher Vane Percy. The award was given in recognition and appreciation of Michael’s many years of service – including as Chairman of the East of England Regional Group – and his outstanding contribution…

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough not impressed by Water Resources East (WRE) Draft Regional Plan

River Great Ouse

River Great Ouse

We are very concerned by both the water supply and sewage treatment situations in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  Water Resources East has recently held a consultation on its Draft Regional Plan focusing on the former - water supply, while ignoring the…