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Annual General Meeting 2024
AGM Events

Annual General Meeting 2024

We will be holding out AGM this year at Healey's Cyder Farm at Callestick, near Truro. Since planting their first...
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Garden space inequalities in Cornwall
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Garden space inequalities in Cornwall

Gardens are an integral and essential element of the house and its environment - space to play in and grow...
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Re-purposing Redruth’s market
Planning

Re-purposing Redruth’s market

Redruth’s market was built in 1825-26 at the instigation of local landowner Sir Francis Basset (1757-1835). The name ‘Buttermarket’ was...
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Repurposing the Bassett Centre in Camborne
Planning

Repurposing the Bassett Centre in Camborne

The Basset Community Hub project is located on Basset Road in the heart of Camborne Town Centre. Led by Camborne...
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Rooftop Solar
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Rooftop Solar

This Government is rushing through a policy of covering the countryside with solar panels in what are euphemistically called “solar...
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Community Orchards
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Community Orchards

There used to be many orchards on farms all over Cornwall with a long tradition of local fruit growing and...
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CPRE consults on Farming policy for the future
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CPRE consults on Farming policy for the future

At a recent meeting of the Farming & Environmental Land Management topic group to discuss the draft CPRE farming policy...
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Natural England’s SSSI Designation
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Natural England’s SSSI Designation

As expected, Natural England has designated parts of the Penwith moors as an SSSI following an at times stormy meeting...
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‘Down on the Farm’, Farmers deliver thrice daily!
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‘Down on the Farm’, Farmers deliver thrice daily!

Blame the recent prolonged hot spell of weather, of which most probably and for many of us as much in...
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Bosavern Community Farm: a success story
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Bosavern Community Farm: a success story

One very encouraging feature of country life in Cornwall has been the growth in the number of community projects.
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Planning Matters – Gillyflower Farm, Lostwithiel
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Planning Matters – Gillyflower Farm, Lostwithiel

An application for a mixed tourism and industry development on land that had once been part of Lostwithiel golf course...
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Farming, Wildlife, and Conservation Updates
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Farming, Wildlife, and Conservation Updates

The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG) are providing information and advice, including free workshops to help farmers and landowners...
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Natural England and the Penwith Moors Update
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Natural England and the Penwith Moors Update

CPRE Cornwall has now received a formal response from Natural England following submission of our ‘objection’ to the SSSI designation...
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South West Water
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South West Water

Members who attended the AGM in February may remember my remarks about the continuing transgressions of South West Water (SWW)....
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Natural England and the Penwith Moors
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Natural England and the Penwith Moors

Members may recall that CPRE Cornwall has objected to Natural England proposals for SSSI status on the Penwith Moors as...
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CPRE Cornwall – Annual General Meeting
AGM Events

CPRE Cornwall – Annual General Meeting

On Saturday 25 February we held our Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Woodland Valley Farm, Ladock.
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