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.
CPRE Bedfordshire supports local campaigners.
CPRE Bedfordshire responds to comments from the Mayor of Bedford.
The ringwork is a rare medieval castle.
Nature is the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16th May 2021.
Twelve places that shine a light on our local and national history.
Ever wondered what all those abbreviations actually mean?
If you have a spare moment, you can sign this! It's not as good as an objection but it does leave a warm, fuzzy feeling inside...
The East West Rail route alignment consultation closes TODAY.
Don't miss your chance to have your say.
Our guide to responding to the consultation covers both the Marston Vale and the Bedford / North Bedfordshire sections of the consultation.
Next month we'll be sharing some videos about the brilliant projects that entered the 2021 Living Countryside Awards so we've set up a brand new YouTube channel.
We need your help! To get a customized URL we need 100 subscribers....
CPRE Bedfordshire supports a local action group which has been launched to help people respond to an application for a proposed new town near Wrest Park.
Find out more about the application 👇
Last day to take part!
With our friends @GreenpeaceUK @mcsuk @sascampaign and @KeepBritainTidy we've made an easy guide on how to contribute to the government consultation on a #DepositReturn scheme.
Will you take 5 mins to respond?
Our team have been out and about for the past few weeks visiting the nominated projects in this year's Living Countryside Awards.
The judging has now been completed and voting has also closed in the Bedfordshire Choice Award.
CPRE Bedfordshire's vice chair, Paul Jenkins, features in this film from @BFARE2 - he explains our position on EWR very clearly.
Please share widely.
We're actively recruiting for some new planning volunteers - you'll be supported every step of the way.
We also need a new chair to lead our trustee board.
More about these positions can be found at https://volunteer.cpre.org.uk/opportunities/results#team=4177&display=grid&s=date_advertised&o=desc&limit=14&include=image&public_search=true
This #VolunteersWeek we'd like to thank our amazing team of volunteers. We couldn't do what we do without their support.
Read the thread below to find about some of the work they do! 👇
Hedgerows are the humble heroes of our countryside: great for the climate, nature and people. 😍
That’s why we want to see bigger, bushier and more hedgerows across the countryside.
Here’s 5 reasons why we’re barmy about planting more hedges 👇👇
This week is #NationalHedgerowWeek so we've created a brand new kids activity sheet all about hedgerows. You can download it on our website at https://www.marstonvale.org/activity-sheets
Great British Spring Clean takes place between 28-May - 13 June and Bedford Borough is encouraging residents to get involved and sign up to pledge support for the 'million mile litter picking mission'.
@BedfordTweets @CPREBeds @BedfordPF
Have your say on rural bus services in Bedford Borough.
CPRE Bedfordshire's response to comments from the Mayor of Bedford, Dave Hodgson, as reported in the local press.
Vote for your favourite project - you have until Sunday. https://twitter.com/CPREBeds/status/1394944550481899521
Don't miss your chance to cast your vote - voting closes at 11:59 pm on Sunday 23rd May.
We have 20 fantastic projects from across Bedfordshire in the running. Find out more about all of them 👇
We're passionate about peatlands here @CPRE so we welcome the positive moves announced by the government today in their Peat and Tree Action Plan.
But hedgerows are missing, yet again!
Join us in fighting for these unsung climate heroes! https://www.cpre.org.uk/news/hedgerows-are-overlooked-in-new-government-action-plans/
Which wildlife and green spaces would you include in a map of Bedford?
You can read BFARe's reaction to the Council’s EWR ‘listening’ meetings by following the link below.