Category Archives: CMS at work

CMS responds to NRW forest plan consultation

Cwm Einion and Upper Rheidol Forest Resource Plan Consultation Click here to view information about the plan and consultation Click here to read the Society’s response

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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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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 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 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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CMS responds to Welsh Affairs Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into Renewable Energy

The Society has responded to the UK Parliament Welsh Affairs Committee Inquiry into Renewable Energy in Wales: Click here for inquiry background,  scope, etc. Click here to read the Society’s response

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Privacy Policy

The Society has published a new Privacy Policy, taking account of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Click here to read

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CMS responds to WG on Sustainable Resource Management

The Society has responded to the Welsh Government consultation: Taking Forward Wales’ Sustainable Management of Natural Resources CMS responded to chapters 3 (Designated Landscapes) and 4 (Access to Outdoors). Click here to read the consultation document (Ch. 3 pp. 28-34; … Continue reading

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Assembly Debate on Review of Protected Landscapes

On Tuesday the 28th March the Welsh Assembly will hold a plenary debate on the Review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, published in 2015. It is expected that the debate will draw on the unpublished draft … Continue reading

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