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Here you will find the major news stories that we are taking an active interest in.

Following the publication of the Inspectors Report on the draft London Plan we have written formally to the Mayor of London asking him to stand firm on his commitment to protect the Green Belt and Metropolitan Open Land. 

CPRE London today (Wednesday) is calling for an independent review of aviation with a view to implementing a phased closure programme of London City Airport to unlock the development potential of this seriously blighted part of London's former Docklands.  This comes as consultation on controversial and widely opposed proposals for expansion of the airport draws to a close on Friday 18 October. 

We are seeking a Communications and Promotions Officer for our exciting GoParksLondon project. You will be part of a major new project promoting London's parks and the friends groups who are so important to making them great places to be. The job is offered part time 2 days per week for 12 months with potential to extend for a further 18 months. Please apply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a CV and covering letter addressing the Person Specification by midnight on Tuesday 29 October. Interviews will be held in week commencing 4 November. We look forward to hearing from you!

Plans to build over 125 hectares of Green Belt are unecessary and unjustified, and will cause appalling congestion and pollution, say campaigners.

We have submitted a letter to Southwark Council objecting to an application to redevelop Dulwich Hamlet Football Stadium and its impact on precious Metropolitan Open Land at Greendale.

CPRE London responded to the Kingston Local Plan consultation in July 2019 raising concerns about indications that the Borough may be considering allocating protected Green Belt and/or Metropolitan Open Land for development. 

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