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We are at The Chagford Show! 17th August 2017

August 16th, 2017

We are looking forward to this year’s Chagford Show.  We will have a variety of literature available on our stand, books and merchandise and will be running a ‘Where in Devon?’ photo competition to win one of our fabulous books – ’22 Ideas that Saved the Countryside’.  Do come by and say hello!  

William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust – Re-opening of the restored Joint Mitnor Cave, Buckfastleigh. 12th August 2017

August 12th, 2017

Our Teignbridge District Chairman, Pete Finch, was delighted to attend the opening event today at the William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust. The Joint Mitnor Cave is a nationally important cave situated in Buckfastleigh. In 2015 the cave was broken into by thieves who stole artefacts and caused serious damage to the priceless 125,000 old interglacial […]

Monday 31st July 2017. Our AGM, Illustrated Talk, and Cream Tea!

August 4th, 2017

Thank you to all our members who joined us at Hatherleigh Community Centre on Monday 31st July 2017 for our AGM. The meeting room was full to capacity and it was great to see so many members from right across Devon. Branch Chairman, Rosemary Jessel, opened the meeting and our President, Sir Simon Day, chaired […]

Massive 11 turbine wind farm appeal dismissed by Secretary of State

July 27th, 2017

Good news at last, regarding The Big Field Wind Farm, Week St Mary, as the Secretary of State today dismisses the appeal.  Well done and thank you to all those who campaigned over such a long time against this massive wind farm, which would have been a blight on the landscape for miles around in […]

CPRE Devon AGM – Monday 31st July 2017, 2.30pm.

July 21st, 2017

All members are invited to join us at this year’s AGM, which will be held at Hatherleigh Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Hatherleigh EX20 3HB and will commence at 2.30pm.   We do hope you will join us. This is an important AGM because we seek approval from our members to become a Charitable Incorporated […]

My Outdoors Competition 2017 – Results!

July 11th, 2017

Thank you to all the primary school children who took part in our painting competition this year.  We received lots of entries from a number of primary schools across Devon and we are very grateful to them for supporting us.  Our competition is a fun way to help children engage with and enjoy the countryside, […]

FWAG SW Kingfisher Award Ceremony – 5th July 2017

July 6th, 2017

Very well done to all the schools who entered this year’s Kingfisher scheme for Devon primary schools.  All the entries were excellent and we were pleased to have helped support this year’s scheme.  We very much enjoyed being at the award ceremony at Newton St Cyres.  Congratulations to Willowbrook primary school, Exeter who were overall […]

CPRE Devon AGM – Monday 31st July 2017

June 29th, 2017

All members are invited to join us at this year’s AGM, which will be held at Hatherleigh Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Hatherleigh EX20 3HB and will commence at 2.30pm.   We do hope you will join us.  The Agenda for our AGM will be found with our 2016 Annual Report in the ‘newsletters’ section […]

FWAG South West Kingfisher Award Scheme

May 25th, 2017

We’re really pleased to be supporting this year’s FWAG South West Kingfisher Award Scheme, as part of our Outdoor Learning programme.      This year, children from 8 different primary schools are learning about ‘Life on the Hedge’ and take part in a field trip to a farm at Newton St Cyres near Crediton, to […]

Thank you to BBC SW!

May 23rd, 2017

A group of our members enjoyed a fascinating tour of the BBC Plymouth studios today, 23rd May 2017, where we were shown behind the scenes at BBC Radio Devon and BBC Spotlight. We are very grateful to Justin Leigh and Emma Clements for all their time and for making us feel so welcome.