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?
East-West Rail, tranquillity and the countryside.
Exploring Bedfordshire’s gardens.
How your food shop can save the planet and support the local economy.
Twelve places that shine a light on our local and national history.
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)
We take a look at the impact on the historic landscape of Marston Vale by a planned expansion of warehousing in Central Bedfordshire.
With East West Rail high on the agenda, we take a look at the wider OxCam Arc project, what it will involve and what it means for the Bedfordshire countryside.
Please do sign and share this petition from @BFARE2
For more about our partnership with BFARe see https://www.cprebeds.org.uk/news/cpre-bedfordshire-working-in-partnership-with-bfare/
Spring is here (although you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise given the weather recently!) and lockdown is beginning to be eased.
If you're looking for places to explore on the doorstep our Bedfordshire gardens feature might help.
The latest @CPREBeds briefing document is now available to download.
It looks at:
*The impact of a northern route for EWR on the rural character of the area and its potential for opening up the north Bedfordshire countryside for development
From today we have taken over the care of the community garden at Strathmore Avenue Methodist Church. @LutonFood @GroundworkEast that has been put in by Luton Groundwork. so watch this for new opportunities to get involved with the Roots project #growing #CommunityGardenWeek
Did you know that thanks to the work being carried out by #GreensandCountry Landscape Partnership many species of wildlife are now returning to the area?
Nightingales, Dartford Warblers, Water Rails, Otters and rare moths have returned to the area.
New map produced by Renhold parish residents showing the two north routes proposed by @eastwestrail & how close the come to residential areas. #Bedford
Our latest blog post looks at EWR, tranquillity and the importance of the countryside next door.
With the arrival of spring, the Easter break and lockdown rules beginning to be relaxed, we explore some of the Bedfordshire gardens that are regularly open to the public.
We are working with @CPREBeds https://www.cprebeds.org.uk/news/cpre-bedfordshire-working-in-partnership-with-bfare/?fbclid=IwAR3anYTY9fB3-OU74gHEgM0tHz-haxkaRWNdw8UuKwiQkuElDSZccVOj2WY
CPRE Bedfordshire are pleased to be working in partnership with the @BFARE2 (Bedford For A Re-Consultation) campaign.
Read more about why we've become involved:
Good chat with @CPREBeds today. We look forward to working with you to push for a better environmental route for @eastwestrail in Bedfordshire #CPRE #Bedfordshire
In the last of our spotlight threads about the categories in the 2021 Living Countryside Awards we put the focus on "Inspiring young people"
This category recognises projects by or for young people which inspire and encourage engagement with the natural world.
We take a look at the #OxCam Arc, what it will involve and what it means for the Bedfordshire countryside.