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NGOCampaign for the Protection of Rural Wales (CPRW) Ymgyrch Diogelu Cymru Wledig (YDCW)

Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales, Ty Gwyn, 31 High Street, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 7YD

Telephone01938 552525
Background Information

The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales (CPRW) "aims to secure the protection and enhancement of the diverse landscapes and environment of Wales". Having emerged through the encouragement of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, it is an active and campaigning conservation charity, as well as advocating the protection of Welsh rural life more generally. CPRW has a close relationship with, but is independent of, the Campaign to Protect Rural England. Charity no. 239899. Sources: Brace History of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales 2004;

Year Created1928
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies

Council for the Preservation of Rural Wales (1928-1991)

Related Organisations

Transport 2000; Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (APRS) (a.k.a. Rural Scotland); Campaign to Protect Rural England; Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion. Affiliations: British Horse Society; British Mountaineering Council; Camping and Caravanning Club; Caravan Club; Cymdeithas Edward Llwyd; Civic Trust for Wales; Council for National Parks; Cyclists' Touring Club; Farmers' Union of Wales; Guides Cymru; Honourable Society of Cymrodorion; Merched y Wawr; National Farmers Union; National Federation of Women's Institutes; National Trust; Ramblers' Association; Royal Society for the Protection of Birds; Scout Association; Welsh Scout Council (source: Annual Report 2004, p.12);

KeywordsEnvironment and conservation; Wales.
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