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Updates from the CPRE

posted 11 Jun 2012, 13:12 by Unknown user   [ updated 11 Jun 2012, 13:12 ]
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has sent round a recent update to the Residents' Assoication.

London Luton airport is having discussions with the Planning Inpsectorate about expanding passenger throughput

CPRE Hertfordshire has discovered that London Luton Airport Ltd. is having discussions with the Planning Inspectorate about the possibility of expanding the passenger throughput of Luton Airport to 30 million per annum (mppa), almost double the size of current proposed expansions. This would make the airport equivalent in size to Gatwick and handling 10mppa more than Stansted. If this comes about it will be devastating for the residents of North Hertfordshire in particular. The ill effects would spread even further across the county. CPRE Hertfordshire is urging everyone to write to their MPs expressing concern at this behind the scenes wheeling and dealing. 

CPRE will be at Harpenden Common discovery day on Saturday 16th June

Come along and see us: At our stand at Harpenden Common Discovery Day on Saturday 16 June from 9am to 5pm. We will have a display on our current work, CPRE Prize Draw raffle tickets to buy, a free Prize Draw of our own, our sturdy CPRE Hertfordshire fairtrade cotton bags and delightful Hertfordshire Views greetings cards on sale. Other attractions include falconry displays, sheep shearing and welly whanging.

And CPRE are a beneficiary of Nettleden Open Gardens day on Sunday 17th June

Members and guests are also very welcome at Nettleden Village Garden Open Day on Sunday 17 June, for which we are one of the beneficiary charities this year: Admission is £5 in advance or £6 on the day. Email Liz Hamilton for tickets and a flier (which you will need to get in). Attractions include a wide variety of gardens, Flower Festival in the Church, Pimms Stall, Plant Stall, Cheese Stall, Cream Teas and live music.

There will be a midsummer Night Stroll on the 21st June in Hunsdon

Our Hon. Director, Kevin FitzGerald  will be leading us on an evening stroll on 21 June. Meet at The Crown Pub, 8 High Street, Hunsdon, SG12 8NZ for a 6.30pm start. Wear suitable clothes and shoes. All walkers do so at own risk. Email us if you would like to come so we know to expect you. All welcome.

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