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New Housing and Plymouth & SW Devon Joint Local Plan Seminar

February 12th, 2017

The Watermark Centre, Ivybridge, was the venue for our seminar on Friday 10th February 2017, with our guest speakers Gary Streeter MP and Tom Jones, Lead Planning Officer for the Joint Local Plan, at South Hams District Council.  160 people attended from all over Devon, including many local residents, town and parish councillors, district and […]

Invitation to Seminar – 10th February 2017 – New Housing and The Plymouth & South West Devon Joint Local Plan

January 18th, 2017

How many new homes are planned for your community and where?   Will these new homes be built on greenfield or brownfield land?  How will local roads and services be affected?  Will local schools, doctor’s surgeries etc be able to cope?   Will there need to be further infrastructure developments? Please join us for this […]

Visit to Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham – 21st January 2017

January 17th, 2017

We have organised an exclusive talk and visit with lunch for our members to the fascinating Grade II* Listed Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, TQ5 OLD for Saturday 21st January 2017 at 12 noon.  See www.discoverlupton.com For more information or to reserve a place, please contact Penny on 01392 966737 or email director@cpredevon.org.uk  

Happy New Year!

January 17th, 2017

A very Happy New Year to all our members and friends. To begin 2017, we have organised an exclusive talk and visit with lunch for our members to the fascinating Grade II* Listed Lupton House, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, for Saturday 21st January 2017.   For more information or to reserve a place, please contact Penny on […]

CPRE Devon – our new Film!

December 11th, 2016

We hope you enjoy our new short film!  It explains a little about who we are and what we do, and why we need your support. Please join us and become a member of CPRE!  With more support we could do so much more to protect Devon’s beautiful countryside, green spaces and environment which we […]

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Buckfast – Highly Commended in ‘Our Outdoors’ competition

December 7th, 2016

We very much enjoyed visiting St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Buckfast, to present the children with their Highly Commended certificate for their entry – The Woodland Area – in our ‘Our Outdoors’ competition 2016.  Congratulations to the school and we look forward to next year’s competition!     

Congratulations to Bassetts Farm Primary School, Exmouth!

November 23rd, 2016

Runner Up in our My Outdoors competition 2016 for their very colourful painted tiles.  It was wonderful to visit the school today and present the prizes and to see the fantastic Outdoor Learning facilities there.       

CPRE Devon & Waitrose Community Matters!

November 14th, 2016

We were absolutely delighted to have been chosen as one of the 3 charities in last month’s Community Matters green token scheme at Waitrose’s Teignmouth store.  We were today presented with a fantastic cheque of £480!  Thank you so much to Waitrose and to everybody who supported us!  We are so grateful.

Churston Fatstock Show, 14th November 2016

November 14th, 2016

This important  annual event is growing every year since it moved recently to Churston New Farm on the Brixham Peninsula. This year we were delighted to donate the new CPRE book ’22 Ideas That Saved The English Countryside’  as the prize for the ‘Exhibitor with the most points under 42 yrs of age’.   The […]

Our Outdoors Competition Winners 2016!

November 13th, 2016

Thank you to all the communities who entered our new competition this year.  We had a wide range of entries representing many different parts of Devon – and it was very difficult to judge!  But we are now delighted to announce the winners, who are: Category 1 – Most creative and distinctive planted outdoor space: […]