News and Events



Wide coverage of Carbis Bay Hotel Breach

In the run up to the retrospective planning application put in by this hotel, Cornwall CPRE has been widely reported for its objections to this development, blatantly completed without planning permission. See the details under the campaigns tab of this … read more

Press Release Following the Local Elections

Issued 9th May 2021 Cornwall CPRE urges newly elected councillors to seize the opportunity to prioritise Cornwall’s greatest natural asset, its countryside  The 87 newly elected Councillors in Cornwall have a special opportunity to bring fresh thinking to the welfare … read more

Save our Soils

This charming film gives us an insight of the earth beneath our feet

Rame Head – Update

Latest from the High Court – The hearing into the legitimacy of the planning approval granted by Cornwall Council to application PA20/03747 ended up running into two days and was concluded at lunchtime today, 25th February.  Judicial reviews can only … read more


High Court battle starts tomorrow 24th Feb 2021 in London –

Click this link to read all about it….

Cornwall CPRE is proud to have provided advice and financial support for this action. read more

Spring Magazine 2020


This ancient stone bridge, situated between Camelford and Bodmin, was built about 1470 in its present form.  It was first used to get people, animals and the odd horse and cart, across the River Camel.  This appears to have worked … read more

Changes Ahead – 2020 and beyond

The 2019 December General Election, Brexit, etc… These mean changes for the countryside and in particular, the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be replaced by UK legislation. As from March 2020, this will mirror the CAP but will then … read more

Cornwall Spaceport

Today, Cornwall Council are voting on a planned allocation of £12M of Cornwall taxpayer’s money for the building of a Spaceport facility at Newquay Airport next year.  Using modified jumbo jets it would be used to launch satellites into orbit … read more

The Stithians Show July 2019

We had a great day on our stand at The Stithians Show, one of our series of attending summer shows in the County, where we discussed our work and also the rural concerns of the public. Please see the film … read more