Category: Rural Matters

Housing in North Dorset – how to do it better

With elections looming, North Dorset CPRE’s Rupert Hardy challenges unsustainable, unaffordable local housing strategies Sadly, we and others were unable to stop the North Dorset...

Pylon hell?

Electrification will have a major impact on Britain’s landscape, with pylon implications for Dorset, says Rupert Hardy of North Dorset CPRE Last year, residents in...

Hedgerows – overlooked climate heroes

Celebrating a campaign win, Rupert Hardy, Chair of North Dorset CPRE, says the government are finally planting 45,000 miles of hedges by 2050 In recent...

Stalbridge Drowning Under New Housing

The small historic Dorset town with fewer than 3,000 residents faces 550 new homes – CPRE have deep concerns around insufficient infrastructure The small historic...

Reynolds Stone: Dorset’s legendary engraver

The renowned artist and writer was known for his distinctive engravings – always inspired by nature, he left a lasting legacy of timeless beauty Our...

The day I found a skeleton…

On the first day of his first archaeological dig, CPRE’s Rupert Hardy made a major discovery and uncovered a sad mystery ‘As I carefully scraped...

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