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Local Group Web Manager: Jane Tomlinson

Local Group Web Manager: Jane Tomlinson

Jane Tomlinson, PR manager, CPRE Oxfordshire

19 June 2012

SUCCESS! Secretary of State turns down Cogges Link Road after 25 years of campaigning against it

Friday, 02 September 2011 14:43

How we work

CPRE Oxfordshire is an independent environmental charity, just one of more than 200 local groups in England. The Oxfordshire branch of CPRE is closely associated with CPRE national office.

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Oxfordshire is an astonishingly beautiful county with its rolling green fields, ancient woodlands and glorious riversides.

Friday, 02 September 2011 14:37

Our vision for the countryside

 Unlike many environmental charities, CPRE has no vested interests – we own no land, rely solely on donations and grants, and are politically independent. We make decisions with the head not the heart, as much as we love the countryside, and we are possibly the only green group which has a completely holistic approach. Planning, in particular, is all about looking at the bigger picture, and our wide remit means we have to consider the whole of the country – rural and urban – when creating policy. We want to see a protected countryside, but within the context of a healthier economy and a happier community, and we don’t think they are mutually exclusive. 

Monday, 22 August 2011 13:32

Make a Difference

When people join together to take positive action, amazing things can happen!

We campaign countywide on a range of subjects that affect Oxfordshire's communities. From protecting Oxford's green belt from urban sprawl to fighting against  huge lorries using inappropriate roads, we're right there in the heart of the community.

CPRE Oxon campaigns to protect the countryside across Oxfordshire. To see the ways you can get involved and make a difference visit our Campaigns page.

If you're interested in joining a CPRE District Group or volunteering in another way visit our Volunteer page.

 

 

Monday, 22 August 2011 08:48

We care about waste and litter

Litter is a problem that gets people hot under the collar. In fact, MPs get more letters complaining about litter than anything else.

Monday, 22 August 2011 08:48

Waste and litter matters

Oxfordshire generates 2.2 million tonnes of waste: municipal, commercial, industrial and construction. County and District Councils are only responsible for the first of these.

Monday, 22 August 2011 08:39

What we think about wind turbines

Wind turbines can be beneficial in capturing CO2-free energy, but in a county like Oxfordshire, where winds are light and sporadic, we don’t think they’re appropriate.

Friday, 19 August 2011 16:11

What we think about minerals

Oxfordshire’s mineral wealth is in sand and gravel rather than diamonds and coal. Nevertheless, it’s a hugely valuable natural resource and brings economic benefits to communities. But this needs to be carefully managed because the impact of large-scale, long-term extraction of minerals can be profound.

Friday, 19 August 2011 16:11

Digging deeper

Oxfordshire’s sands and gravels are an enormously valuable. But extracting minerals is such a dirty business that there have to be limits and carefully made plans to minimise disruption and misery for local residents.

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