Consultation and Lobbying

Countryside Alliance campaign against online abuse and bullying in the countryside reaches over 1 million people

| Consultation and Lobbying, Hunting, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance Thuderclap campaign focused on raising the awareness of online abuse and bullying of people in the countryside will reach approximately 1.2 million people. The campaign was established on Thursday 30th March and has run for two weeks. Thunderclap is a ‘crowd speaking’ platform that lets individuals rally together to spread a single…

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The Rural Oscars go to……

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Countryside Alliance Awards, Countryside Alliance Wales, Food and Farming, Latest News

On 22nd March 2017 the 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the Rural Oscars, were handed out by the Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom MP at a Parliamentary reception.  Businesses from across England and Wales, who had already won their regional title, came to Westminster to find out if they had taken the national title. Shortly after the…

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Countryside Alliance says “countryside should play its role” in Digital Strategy

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Food and Farming, Latest News

The Countryside Alliance has called for rural connectivity parity so that the countryside can play its part in the Government’s newly launched Digital Strategy. The Government’s new strategy aims to create an exceptional digital economy “that works for everyone”, and recognises that the UK’s digital sector is world-leading and a major driver of growth and productivity. The…

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Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis MP, discusses positive legislation improvements with the Countryside Alliance

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Shooting

Minister for Policing, Brandon Lewis MP writes:  The countryside is Britain’s most treasured natural asset – many of us work, live and enjoy it every day of the year. So when I joined the Home Office last summer as Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, I was delighted to have the chance to help…

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Countryside Alliance raises concerns about “Rewilding” comments in Parliamentary report

| Consultation and Lobbying, Food and Farming, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance has raised concerns about the Environmental Audit Committee report into The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum, published today (4th January 2017). The Alliance argues that the report will create further confusion due to its approach to ‘rewilding’. The report recognises that rewilding is a “contested term” with definitions…

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‘Post Offices are the life blood of the community’ CA responds to Government consultation

| Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Uncategorised

The Countryside Alliance has welcomed the opportunity to respond to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy consultation on the ‘2016 Post Office Network Consultation’. The Countryside Alliance is a campaigning organisation covering the whole of the United Kingdom and works for everyone who loves the countryside and the rural way of life. As…

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2016: Our year in politics

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

As we approach the end of 2016, find out how our campaigns team have been promoting and protecting rural life in Westminster this year. You can follow their updates on Twitter @CAcampaigns Thank you for your support in helping us to successfully support and lobby for all countryside matters in 2016.  

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