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AGM and Board Elections

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In 2015 the Countryside Alliance Annual General Meeting will be held a little later than usual, in September. A number of factors have combined to make this a logical decision including a re-structured Board, our charity application and the 2015 General Election. The AGM is expected to take place on Tuesday 15th September 2015 at…

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Countryside Alliance Annual Report 2013

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Countryside Alliance members have voted in favour of a resolution to enable the Countryside Alliance to apply to the Charity Commission to become a registered charity. This move is explained in greater detail by Executive Chairman Sir Barney White-Spunner in the 2013 Annual Report – click here to read the report. The report also contains our…

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Our AGM reveals the road ahead

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Countryside Alliance Executive Chairman Barney White-Spunner writes: The Countryside Alliance AGM, held in London on Tuesday, was an opportunity to look back at our achievements in 2013, but also an opportunity to look forward. This year the Alliance is looking to its future structure and in particular whether we should apply to become a charity….

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Nigel Farage of UKIP writes for us

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UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage writes: I was born in Kent, so the way I look at the British countryside is not the way politicians from Notting Hill or North London look at it. I fish and I shoot. Apparently I’m the only party leader who owns his own waders. I’d guess I am…

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Summer 2014 magazine now online

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The Countryside Alliance’s Summer 2014 magazine is now online. The issue contains a tribute to Clarissa Dickson Wright and we publish this electronic version on 24th June – which would have been Clarissa’s 67th birthday. Download the magazine here. Read on for the Editor’s letter, giving you an overview of the issue:  Sad news for…

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Autumn 2014 magazine now online

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Countryside Alliance magazine editor Jill Grieve writes: We are in reflective mood this Autumn. The anniversary of the start of the Great War has seen global commemorations and we will bring you a series of “Countryside in War” features in this and coming issues, highlighting the contributions made by rural people – and animals – to…

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