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.
East West Rail confirm that the line will carry freight.
Strategic planning matters should be open and accessible.
We examine the potential impact of proposed changes at Luton Airport.
Find out more about the Edible High Town project.
Twelve places that shine a light on our local and national history.
Our top five tips for staying connected to nature during the winter.
In the first of our spotlight threads about the categories in the 2021 Living Countryside Awards we put the spotlight on "Better Places to Live".
This category recognises projects that make Bedfordshire a better place to live. #LCA21
We have a great volunteering opportunity available for people interested in supporting the 2021 Living Countryside Awards by being part of the judging panel.
Find out more and apply online 👇
@CPREBeds Living Countryside Awards
Do you know a business, voluntary or community organisation or individual that is making a difference to #Bedfordshire's countryside & urban green spaces?
Our final opportunity of the month for Feb. For someone with a big passion for environmental and countryside issues who wants to make a difference in Bedfordshire. A chance to steer @CPREBeds
Get in touch if you are interested in trustee positions.
Two-thirds of adults think protecting & enhancing green spaces should be a higher priority post-lockdown. The government can do this by:
👉 Adopting a ‘brownfield-first’ approach to development
👉 Putting access to nature at the heart of planning system
for those that have been making Bedfordshire a better place to live, check in on these awards and get nominating ... https://twitter.com/CPREBeds/status/1364871349299257344
The 2021 CPRE Bedfordshire Living Countryside Awards are now open for nominations!
Find our more about this year's categories on our website
We love being part of the @CVSBeds family - if you're a charity looking for a small office why not come and join us?
Noah are running their fantastic gardening courses again from March onwards. It's a chance to develop skills, meet local people and also help shape some public green spaces in High Town!
CPRE Bedfordshire recommends Route B, which would include a Parkway station at Wixams, reduce traffic entering Bedford Town Centre, and improve the quality of life of Bedford residents.
The CPRE Bedfordshire view on the East West Rail Consortium’s recent confirmation that East West Rail will be a freight line as well as a passenger transport rail route. 👇
With applications / nominations now open for the 2021 Living Countryside Awards, we'd like to give a shout out to the 2018 winners!
The Living Countryside Awards are one of the things I enjoy most about my job!
If you're involved in a project in Bedfordshire that has anything to do with countryside access, improving biodiversity, urban greening, sustainability, local food etc then do think about applying! https://twitter.com/CPREBeds/status/1361308303603687427
The 2021 Living Countryside Awards are now open for nominations!
Visit our awards hub for lots more information:
Volunteering with CPRE is a fantastic way to help champion environmental issues. Membership Coordinator is an essential role in communicating with members & encouraging new people to join.
FInd out more & apply at:
Contact us if you need help.
Our digital engagement officer counted 8 stars last night - can you help us find the areas of Bedfordshire with darker skies?
Join us and take part before 14 February.
It's been too cloudy for #StarCount so far but we're hoping tonight might be the night!
⭐️#StarCount is live!⭐️
From today until 14 February, help us celebrate our starry skies by counting the stars you can see within the constellation of Orion.
Please only take part from home.
Read this thread for how to take part, or go to our website 👉 https://www.cpre.org.uk/get-involved/take-action/star-count-2020/
Sign up to our FREE event today: In the Starry Sky Event 🌟
#stars #darkskies #lightpollution #stargazing #starcount #cprestarcount #cprestarcount2021 #night #familyactivities #citizenscientist #starryskies
Find out why we want to see a greater voice for local people when it comes to development between Oxford and Cambridge.