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Somerset’s Finest Landscapes Threatened by Council Cuts

AONBs are nationally important landscapes and Somerset is fortunate to have four – the Quantock Hills lies entirely within the county, while the Blackdown Hills, Cranborne Chase and the Mendip Hills are all partly in Somerset.  The teams who manage these areas are threatened by drastic cuts from Somerset County Council which will, in turn affect the amount of money they can claim from elsewhere.  Read more

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Somerset CPRE represents  people who care passionately about our countryside and we campaign for it to be protected and enhanced for the benefit of everyone.  We form part of, and are supported nationally by, the Campaign to Protect Rural England.

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24 January, 2014

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England’s countryside is beautiful, irreplaceable and finite. Yet increasingly it is being destroyed by badly planned developments, while local communities are left powerless to protect the places they love.

We must stand together to stop the destruction of England’s countryside.