CPRE Cornwall

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Summer Newsletter

Read our Summer Newsletter here IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The date for the AGM in this newsletter no longer applies. The new date will be announced shortly and is expected to be in January 2018.   Please accept our apologies for the delay.

Smaller farms heading towards a cliff edge

Campaigners call for farming funding that will stem loss of smaller farms and the diversity they provide – see the report from our national office here

A First for Cornwall as Bodmin Moor becomes the first AONB to be given International Dark Sky Landscape status

We are extremely excited about the new international designation for Bodmin Moor as a Dark Sky Landscape. Read the joint press release here and find out what CPRE Cornwall and others had to say about the announcement.

Announcement: CPRE Cornwall AGM and call for new Trustees

The Cornwall CPRE Annual General Meeting The date of the next AGM will be announced shortly and is expected to be in January 2018. Papers will be sent out by post or email to all members.  All members will be … read more

The End of the Road? New CPRE report on road-building

A new CPRE report reveals that road-building is failing to provide the congestion relief and economic boost promised, while devastating the environment. The report directly challenges government claims that: ‘the economic gains from road investment are beyond doubt’ that road-building … read more

Star Spotting in Cornwall

If you fancy taking a gander at the night sky, then you could do a lot worse than #Cornwall. In fact, the county is such a prime star-spotting venue that it ranks as the 4th darkest county in England and … read more

Winter Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available here.

New Planning advice and resources

We’ve updated our planning pages – to see how we can help you please click Planning Help.

CPRE President Emma Bridgewater visits Cornwall

CPRE President visits threatened landscapes and affordable housing projects The president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Emma Bridgewater visited Cornwall on Wednesday (16 November) to discuss pressing countryside issues with local activists. Taking in some of Cornwall’s … read more

Winners announced – Magic Cornwall Photography Competition

After hours of deliberation and countless cups of coffee, the winners of our ‘Magic Cornwall’ photo competition have been announced. Our congratulations go to winnner Lynda Mudle-Small with ‘Bedalder River.’ Lynda can now look forward to a one-to-one workshop session … read more