CPRE Cornwall

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News

Member and Guest Activities

We have two events planned in the remainder of this year, although others may appear! On Thursday 19th July at 2pm, we have a visit to Lighterage Quay in the historic Port of Truro, to see construction of the 68 … read more


Executive Committee

For details of the Executive Committee, please see ‘About us’ then ‘Whos Who’ (Elected at the AGM in January 2018.  Two other committee members were co-opted in March and April, Jeremy Rowe [Planning] and William Bolitho [Farming and Country Crafts])


Summer Magazine 2018


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.


Annual General Meeting

The Campaign to Protect Rural England – Cornwall Branch AGM This was held on 27 January 2018 and was chaired by our President Sir John Banham. Executive Committee Officers were elected as follows: Richard Stubbs – Chairman Guy Waller- Fundraising … 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


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