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Wind Turbine Blight Across Cornwall

Cornwall Protect have written to the Cornish Guardian about the wind turbine blight hitting Cornwall. Letter to the Cornish Guardian Dear Sir CORNWALL PROTECT – WIND TURBINE BLIGHT Cornwall Protect is an alliance of Groups committed to the special environment … read more

Cornwall Protect – Protecting the Cornish Countryside

Cornwall Protect protects the Cornish countryside and in particular are very concerned about the proliferation of wind turbines in Cornwall. CPRE Cornwall works very closely with CornwallProtect  – www.cornwallprotect.org. CornwallProtect is an alliance of various groups in Cornwall opposed to … read more

Examples of wind turbine accidents in the UK

There have been several wind turbine accidents across the Uk. Examples of Wind turbine accidents in the UK – From 06/09/11 to 31 01 2012 Shropshire turbine collapses Shropshire on 19 January, 2012. It is reported that a 32.4m (112.2 … read more

Legal Loophole Threatens AONBs

AONBs under development threat because of legal loophole In the course of objecting to a proposed development of more than 10 houses in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it has become apparent that a legal anomaly exists which results … read more

Vision for the Future of Farming

Vision for the future of farming – Farmers to be custodians of the landscape. New survey finds public want farmers to be custodians of the landscape for future generations Countryside campaigners set out new vision for farming A new survey … read more

Wind Turbines: Con of the Century

Wind Turbines are the con of the century according to an article sent into the CPRE. The following comments were sent to CPRE Cornwall in June by an opponent of wind farms. As the sentiments expressed support CPRE Cornwall’s concern … read more

Renewed Government Commitment to AONBs

Richard Benyon Minister for the Natural Environment and Fisheries visited the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) on Monday 4th April to make an announcement which confirms government backing for England’s 34 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Richard … read more

Realistic View of Renewable Energy

Lord Reay’s speech in the Energy Debate on 11th January 2011 My Lords, I find myself in a position in which I may rain somewhat on the parade. As I see it, the National Planning Statements (NPS) are essentially tools … read more

Affordable Housing in Cornwall

The following letter was sent to Cornwall Council’s Head of Planning on October 21st as a response to the Council’s consultation document on “affordable” housing.  The letter is set out in full as it clearly presents CPRE Cornwall’s policy towards … read more

Footpaths in Cornwall

The state of the footpaths in Cornwall vary immensely. Walking around the Lizard Peninsular recently I’ve been made aware of the sorry state of some of our footpaths. Although the coastal path is well maintained and signposted, inland the situation … read more