Latest Campaign to Protect Rural England Stories

2015-02-24 08:46:40

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past year, arguments about the Common Core State Standards have spilled from education policy circles into the public discourse.

2009-01-16 16:05:00

A survey suggests that a growing number of people are unable to see the night sky because of glare from poorly designed outdoor lights in built up areas.

2008-10-08 00:00:00

Your headline article and editorial on September 16 ("No merit in wind energy - report") would give the reader the impression that the REF/CPRE "report" (actually entitled UK Renewables Subsidies: A Simple Description and Commentary) is a comprehensive review producing new evidence that wind power is not a realistic proposition.

2008-09-11 00:00:00

More than 8,000 trees and hedging plants have been planted by Cornish schools and youth groups over the past year. The Cornwall branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) gave a grant of pounds10,000 to the project.

2008-08-04 18:00:54

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners yesterday said they hope new power cables to carry electricity generated by wind farms will lie underground.

2008-07-28 18:00:00

THE Government should be congratulated on its moves to protect the environment on farmland, say leaders of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, (CPRE).

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.