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How to Submit a Neighbourhood Plan

All parishes and towns in the UK are being asked to develop Neighbourhood Plans, what are these? They are development plans for each parish or town that will be approved by the Independent Examiner appointed by the Local Planning Authority … read more


Our Cornwall Statement on Cornwall Council’s Local Plan

Our Cornwall is an alliance of various groups fighting unnecessary over-development in Cornwall. We believe that the Council’s Local Plan is an irresponsible, ill-conceived and damaging plan for the future of Cornwall. Since the 1960s Cornwall’s population has grown by … read more


Highland Council Visualisation Standard – Update

Updated view of the Highland Council published new Visualisation Standards for Wind Energy Developments. The Highland Council published new Visualisation Standards for Wind Energy Developments in February 2010, which are now issued to wind farm applicants. The Standards are in … read more


National Opposition to Wind Farms (NOW)

Parliament has launched a national opposition to wind farms NOW. NATIONAL OPPOSITION to WIND FARMS PARLIMENTARY LAUNCH OF NOW 19th April, 2012 held in The House of Commons Lord Carlile’s Opening Remarks Lord Carlile, in welcoming those attending the Parliamentary … read more


The Reality of Wind Turbines

On May 1st 2011, The Sunday Times contained an article about wind turbines that truly raised alarm bells at the folly of blindly believing that renewable energy in the form of wind power was the be all and end all! … read more


Inaccurate Photomontages of Wind Turbines and other tall structures

Because developers and planners have used distorted images of wind turbines, wind farms and other tall structures, a letter of concern has been sent to CPRE’s National Office. Because developers and planners have used distorted images of wind turbines, wind … read more


Countryside caught in a hurricane of new wind turbines

Onshore wind mapping shows exponential growth in wind turbine planning applications leaving local communities struggling to safeguard valued landscapes A new report by the National CPRE highlights the dramatic proliferation of onshore wind turbines.  In many cases these are damaging … read more


National Planning Policy Framework

The Government published its long awaited National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on March 27th. The final document is improved, following intensive campaigning by all County Organisations of CPRE, and National CPRE. The Government published its long awaited National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) … read more


Wind Turbines are ruining Devon and Cornwall

Press Release from CPRE Devon and CPRE Cornwall – Wind Turbines are ruining Devon and Cornwall Many of us in the West Country were sympathetic or neutral about wind turbines when the industry started in the UK. After all, the general … read more


Light Pollution

Chairman, Michael Bruton was interviewed on the BBC Radio Cornwall morning programme on 1st February about the joint CPRE/British Astronomical Association ‘Star Count Week’ – and explained the issues of light pollution in rural areas. Chairman, Michael Bruton was interviewed … read more


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