We’re passionate about making the Bedfordshire countryside a better place for everyone to live, work and enjoy.
We want to connect people to the countryside, wherever they live.
Love the countryside? Want to help us make it even better? Find out how.
Want to know about things to see and do in the countryside near you? We can help.
The ringwork is a rare medieval castle.
CPRE Bedfordshire supports an electrified Route B for East-West Rail.
What does it involve & what does it mean for the Bedfordshire countryside?
Nature is the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16th May 2021.
East-West Rail, tranquillity and the countryside.
Twelve places that shine a light on our local and national history.
Voting is now open for the CPRE Bedfordshire Living Countryside Awards Bedfordshire Choice Award.
Find out about all the projects and how to cast your vote on our website.
Nature is the focus of this year's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek
To mark the week, we have a thread of articles from our website that you might want to check out.💚
First up Guest blogger Nicola Scholfield looks at the link between nature and mental health.
It’s so important for our mental health to 💚 #ConnectWithNature 💚 But nature is declining & mental health issues are rising. So this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek join us in demanding a better #StateofNature, so nature can better protect us 👇
Guest blogger Nicola Scholfield explains why the focus on nature for this year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek (10th-16th May) makes perfect sense.
Voting is now open for the Bedfordshire Choice Award!
You can find short descriptions of all the shortlisted entries at https://www.cprebeds.org.uk/discover/vote/
Or go straight to the voting page https://form.jotform.com/211251852735049
Oliver Rubinstein is an engaging speaker & there’ll be plenty of time for questions. Join us on Wednesday evening @CranfieldGreen @PSL_Cranfield @shuttleworthcol @P4F_BedsUK @NFUBedsHunts https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/can-british-agriculture-achieve-zero-carbon-by-2040-help-restore-nature-tickets-153612851173?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
A #DepositReturn Scheme that only collects bottles and cans used ‘on the go’ would be a poor imitation of the comprehensive system we need.
We need an all-in system that collects every bottle and can.
Tell them PM by signing our message in a bottle 👇
CPRE Bedfordshire has published a guide to responding to the East West Rail Route Alignment Consultation.
This includes both the route north of Bedford (Section D: Clapham Green to The Eversdens) and the proposals for the Marston Vale Line.
Nominations for the 2021 Living Countryside Awards have now closed.
Look out for projects and enterprises sharing the logo below to let you know that they've been nominated!
Delighted to be nominated for @CPREBeds' Living Countryside Awards this year under the 'Better Places to Live' category! These awards a good chance to see some of the amazing projects happening around Bedfordshire.
We'd better get sowing...
Today is International Orchard Day!
We'd love to hear about orchards in Bedfordshire - which ones do you enjoy spending time in and why?
Our May newsletter hit inboxes earlier this morning.
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Do any of our followers know sign language, we would really like to surprise one of our amazing @penroseroots members who is deaf to have one day where we can communicate more effectively with him, we really want him to know how amazing he is #deafawarenessweek please share.
This is a great project - creating a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities.
Could you help review the Bedfordshire routes?
*Last day for applications!*
If you have any problems or questions please do drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
Any more takers to #volunteer in #Luton tomorrow? Tree planting is such a satisfying thing to do! https://twitter.com/TCVBedford/status/1384450589703114753
A thread for #WorldEarthDay. The focus this year is on reducing our impact on the earth and repairing damaged ecosystems.
Here at @CPREBeds we believe that local action can help lead to change & we'd like to celebrate the people & projects making a difference. (1/4)
Our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of our most precious landscapes.
But we've found that unsustainable development has doubled in the past decade, putting the ‘crown jewels’ of our countryside under threat. #BeautyBetrayed
Fancy a spot of micro volunteering on a Monday morning?
RT and tag with a local enterprise, project, group or individual you'd like to see recognised in the CPRE Bedfordshire Living Countryside Awards.
We have some important news about the Living Countryside Awards... *thread*
We've extended the deadline for applications to Monday 26th April which gives you another TWO weekends to get your applications in! (1/3)