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We examine the potential impact of proposed changes at Luton Airport.
Two weeks of public hearings begin on December 8th.
Planning permission has been refused for a third time.
Twelve places that shine a light on our local and national history.
Our top five tips for staying connected to nature during the winter.
Struggling to keep up your walks from home in the January weather or feel they're getting stale?
Check out these suggestions for breathing new life into lockdown walks.
Today sees the launch of #VisionForPlanning
Take a look at the thread below to find out more.
Remember to stay local, when you are out on your daily exercise! There is lots of #Luton to explore! ⬇️⬇️ https://twitter.com/thelutonproject/status/1347289977256767488
The proposed cycle lane will be on Goldington Rd from Lidl/Waitrose to Norse Road to fit with government criteria.
Although welcomed by Green councillors, they say that there are other locations where the protected cycle lane would be better placed...
We know it's a worrying time right now.
If you have a transport need, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit our website for information about all our support services 👉 http://ow.ly/VbBI50D0C1P
#CommunityTransport #StaySafe #LockdownSupport
Lockdown will have an impact on all aspects of rural life.
If you run a Village Hall or Community Building and are seeking guidance, please email email@example.com
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#VillageHalls #StaySafe #LockdownSupport #Bedfordshire
The latest edition of our magazine, Bedfordshire Matters, is now available to download.
It's full of features and news - including an in depth report on threats to the North Bedfordshire countryside and tips for staying connected to nature.
Whether you are relieved or anxious at the prospect of a new national lockdown you might find our top five tips on staying connected to nature during a winter lockdown helpful.
In our first blog post of 2021 we introduce the theme for this year's posts - regeneration; and our digital engagement officer shares her New Year regeneration resolutions.
This New Year, I've been celebrating Earth Heroes from Beds, Herts and Bucks - people doing fabulous things to protect the planet and care for their local area. Huge thanks to @BBOWT @PenroseRoots @EdibleHighTown @RubiRaut
@EcoTriplets among others! https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0914y92
Happy New Year from everyone at CPRE Bedfordshire!
We'd love to hear about which bits of the local countryside you explored over the Christmas break and how you stayed connected to nature. Share your photos and stories below.
Looking for your Boxing Day walk? Or feeling a bit more ambitious and fancy a walk for each of the 12 days of Christmas? Check out our new walking through history feature.
Complete with tips for walks and places to visit across Bedfordshire.
We take a look back at 2020.
We'd like to thank all our members and supporters for everything you've helped us achieve this year - we couldn't do it without you!
Not everyone is thrilled as we approach the long nights of mid-winter, but @guardian country diarist Susie White (@cottagegardener) relishes the unpredictability of the season – and all the natural beauty it brings. ❄️
What's your favourite winter sight?
Includes Houghton Hall Park in Houghton Regis.
We have been inspired by the creative ways in which communities across Bedfordshire have looked out for each other during this year.
Some of our followers may be interested in the forthcoming publication 'A Portrait of Lockdown'. (1/2)
@LBOnews @LLieutenantBeds @CPREBeds great news for #Bedfordshire - extension includes Shire Oak Heath which we acquired in 2018 through #fundraising https://twitter.com/NE_WestAnglia/status/1336311465922482182
Thank you for your support! Watch this space for details of the 2021 Living Countryside Awards... we're going digital 🙂🌳
This week is #NationalTreeWeek and today we're putting the spotlight on urban trees.
Where are your favourite urban treescapes in Bedfordshire?
Pictured: The Embankment, Bedford