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  • Dark Skies and Street Lights

    CPRE is a leading voice in the campaign against excessive light pollution caused by streetlights, flood lights and security lighting, making our starry skies ever harder to find. Light at night can disrupt natural patterns of behaviour in both humans and wildlife, having a negative impact on our wellbeing and the natural world around us. […]

  • New Website Project

    CPRE is developing a new National website, which will come fully on stream in early 2020. West Yorkshire branch is one of three branches who are working closely with National Office and these three will be the first to “go live” with new national and branch website pilots in early October 2019. The other branches […]

  • Kirklees Local Plan adopted

    On February 27th Kirklees Council became the first Council in West Yorkshire to adopt a new Local Plan. However, there was pandemonium in Huddersfield Town Hall as the meeting was cut short with more than an hour to go and many opposition Councillors still waiting their turn to speak against the plan. The plan aims […]

  • Congratulations to the residents of Scholes!

    17/08451: Land off Rakehill Road, Scholes, Leeds Back in December 2017 an outline application was submitted by Barratt David Wilson Homes for the residential development of circa 300 dwellings, GP practice, pharmacy, A1 convenience store, public greenspaces, associated works, vehicular access, pedestrian/cycle and emergency vehicle link at Land off Rakehill Road, in the small settlement […]

  • Wakefield Local Development Plan 2036

    Initial Draft Local Plan Consultation – January 2019 The Initial Draft Local Plan Consultation for the Wakefield District Local Plan 2036 has taken place. This was held from Thursday 10 January to Wednesday 20 February 2019. CPRE West Yorkshire submitted comments as part of this process and look forward to being part of the consultation […]