The CLA’s press office has great expertise from its staff’s past experience working for national and regional newspapers, magazines, television, news media and local radio.

The External Affairs team at the London office cover national issues, while regional press officers use their specific knowledge and contacts on the ground to raise the CLA’s profile in their area.

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  • Cash for mobile signal hot-spots welcome to advance rural economy.
    29/10/2013 - 12:23pm

    The Association was the first rural organisation to campaign for better broadband and mobile phone coverage where networks are poor, and traditionally seen as...

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  • Fly grazing increase
    29/10/2013 - 12:00pm

    There have been a number of reports of horses being deliberately left to graze on land without the permission of the landowner. Once the horses are on the land they...

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  • Welsh Coastal Access
    29/10/2013 - 11:53am

    CLA met with the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) - which will become Natural Resources Wales on 1 April 2013 - regarding Welsh coastal and other access issues. ...

  • CLA Wales calls for VAT cut for tourism operators
    29/10/2013 - 11:46am

    Tourism is a vital source of income for many Welsh farmers and landowners and cutting VAT has huge benefits for the overall economy.

  • Flooding hotspots need identifying
    29/10/2013 - 11:27am

    With £47 million to be spent by the Welsh Government on flood and coastal erosion risk management over this coming financial year, the EA is asking members to...

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  • Call for views on fracking
    29/10/2013 - 9:24am

    The CLA is asking members for their views on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) following the Government’s announcement that it will remove a temporary ban in the UK....

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  • Come and rate your local planning authority
    29/10/2013 - 9:09am

    As CLA Wales continues to keep the pressure up for improvement to the planning in Wales, members of the public will have an opportunity to rate their Local Planning...

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  • CLA lobbying wins planning breakthrough.
    28/10/2013 - 8:05pm

    CLA President Harry Cotterell said: "We are very pleased that in New opportunities for sustainable development and growth through the reuse of existing buildings...