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CMS comments on Planning Policy Wales edition 10

The Society has received a ministerial reply to its May 2019 letter to the Welsh Government, expressing CMS concerns about the new guidance in Planning Policy Wales Edition 10 (December 2018) to local authorities regarding renewable energy developments (page 94, … Continue reading

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May Members’ Walk Report

Elan Valley, Sunday 5th May Eight members enjoyed a walk today over Esgair Penygarreg in the Elan Estate. Fine views over to Drygarn Fawr and the Black Mountains were helped by a cold northern air mass – despite blue skies … Continue reading

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CMS Members’ Walk May 2019

Sunday 5th May Elan Valley – Craig Goch & Penygarreg More info here

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CMS Members’ Walk April 2019

Saturday 20th April Garn Gron More info here

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Monks’ Trod reopened to motorcycles

Powys County Council has recently announced a restricted reopening of part of the Monks’ Trod to motorcycles, a move deplored by the Cambrian Mountains Society. Click here to read more

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CMS Members’ Walk March 2019

Sunday 24th March Disgwylfa Fawr and Carn Owen More info here

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CMS responds to NRW consultation on renewable energy and landscape

Natural Resources Wales – “Landscape Sensitivity and Capacity  in relation to on-shore wind and solar photo-voltaic developments: An assessment approach for Wales” Click here to view the consultation document Click here to read the Society’s response

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CMS Members’ Walk February 2019

Sunday 3rd February Moel y Llyn & Foel Goch More info here

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CMS responds to WG consultation: “Brexit and our Land”

This consultation exercise is to aid in the design of a unique policy for a post-Brexit land management programme for Wales. Click here to view the consultation documents Click here to read the Society’s response

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CMS responds to WG consultation on extending permitted development rights to micro-hydro schemes

The Welsh Government has been consulting on consolidating planning regulations, under the full title “Consolidation of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 and Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995”. One of the proposals is … Continue reading

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