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Welcome to CPRE West Yorkshire

The Campaign to Protect Rural England fights for a better future for your countryside. We believe that a beautiful, thriving countryside is important for everyone, no matter where they live, and we stand up for good decision-making about developments that affect it.

The West Yorkshire branch is focused on countryside issues in Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield Council areas but, as true Yorkshire men and women have always done, we also identify with the Moors, Dales, Vales, Towns and countryside of the whole of the historic County of Yorkshire. 

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Latest News & Campaigns

  • Crispin Trueman Visit to Yorkshire on 18th April

    Crispin Trueman Visit to Yorkshire: The CPRE regional group have organised a special meeting for members and supporters across the Yorkshire and Humber region on Wednesday 18 April 2018, when Crispin Truman OBE, CPRE’s Chief Executive will be visiting us. The meeting, which will include a talk by Crispin and an opportunity to ask him […]

  • Revised NPPF published for consultation

    The Government has today published the new draft NPPF. West Yorkshire branch of CPRE will now study the document before submitting our response to the formal consultation.  It isn’t clear at this stage how it will affect Local Plans in Leeds, Bradford, Kirklees and Calderdale.

  • Clifton Business Park

    Calderdale Council have said that they are keen to “kick-start” development of the Clifton Business Park, adjacent to Wakefield Road and the existing Holiday Inn, close to junction 25 of the M62 motorway. The Council say that the land has been designated as employment land for the last ten years but this alone hasn’t been […]

  • Bradford Council – Green Belt review Consultation

    Bradford City Council are in the process of producing a new Local Plan for the District and are currently holding a public consultation on the methodology for ‘Green Belt Review’ which, they say, will form part of the Local Plan evidence and support the the Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD). This public consultation commenced on […]

  • Dates for Kirklees Local Plan Hearings Stage 2 – Minerals and Waste

    Details have now been confirmed for the venue and dates for the Stage 2 hearings – Minerals and Waste. They will commence at 2pm on Monday 15th January 2018 and continue through until 5pm on Wednesday 17th January. If any further time is needed the hearings will continue at 10am on Thursday 18th January. Please […]

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