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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

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

WANTED: Planning Advisor

If you live in Cornwall, care about the countryside and coastline, have an understanding of the planning system and some spare time to help, then please get in touch! The CPRE Cornwall branch wants to increase its ability to respond to … read more

Summer Newsletter 2016

Our latest newsletter is available to read below, just click on the link: Newsletter Summer 2016  


We all know that Cornwall is magical, a place full of myth and legend, of magic and lore. We also know that it’s a true beauty, with breath-taking sandy beaches, cliffs rising from the sea, sheltered bays, wide estuaries, wild … read more

CPRE Cornwall photo competition – ‘Magic Cornwall – terms and conditions

Photographs should be recent (taken within 24 months of the competition closing date) and taken within the county of Cornwall. You do not have to be a resident of Cornwall to enter. We can only accept digital images, both black … read more

Local Plan update and Gypsy and Travelling Communities Site Allocations

Cornwall Council’s preparations for the Local Plan are ongoing with the public examination due to re-start at 2pm on Monday 16 May 2016 at the Atlantic Hotel, Dane Road, Newquay. The examination is open to observers, so get yourself along if … read more

Give Parish Councils the right to appeal planning decisions

Under the current planning system, anyone making a planning application has a right to appeal a decision that goes against them. That same opportunity of appeal is not open to third parties. If, like us, you think that local people … read more