News & Events

What really are Devon’s New Housing Needs? 18th September 2019. Crediton

September 13th, 2019

We are delighted to have been asked by Crediton Town Council to present our independent report which uncovers the truth about Devon’s housing need. Please join us on Wednesday 18th September 2019 from 7pm-9pm at the Boniface Centre, Crediton. We look forward to seeing you there. All welcome.

Ashburton Food Festival – 7th September 2019

September 7th, 2019

We’ve really enjoyed meeting so many people today at the Ashburton Food Festival. What a great event in such a beautiful town! Lots of concern over new housing on green fields, and lack of genuinely affordable new housing. Thank you to everybody who came to see us, and to everybody who entered our photo competition. […]

Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition 2019

August 28th, 2019

We have very much enjoyed visiting every corner of the County visiting all the churchyards who have entered our competition in its second year. We received more entries this year, and a huge variety, which has been fantastic – thank you to everybody who entered for your support – so its taken a bit of […]

Planning Workshop for Town & Parish Councils. 15th October 2019

August 28th, 2019

Do you sit on a town or parish council in Devon? If so, you need to know how to respond to planning proposals affecting your community. CPRE Devon invites you to a special ‘planning workshop’ for Devon’s town and parish councils on Tuesday, 15th October 2019, from 10am-1pm at Hatherleigh Community Centre. How town and […]

The Chagford Show. August 2019

August 28th, 2019

The weather was kind on the day, and it was fantastic to meet so many people at the Show. The Chagford Show really is a wonderful day out, highlighting so many great things about rural life in such a beautiful setting. We had a record entry of entries into our Devon photo competition this year […]

Going back to School! July 2019

August 28th, 2019

We’ve really enjoyed visiting all the primary schools around the County who entered our art and writing competitions this summer term, and awarding the prizes. More schools entered this year than ever before, and its great to see the children so interested in nature and the environment. We look forward to next year’s competitions!

A Postcard from Devon Campaign. June 2019

June 7th, 2019

Please support our new campaign ‘Greetings from Glorious Devon’ postcards, highlighting the threat to our beautiful countryside and tourism from inappropriate development. The postcards, addressed to the current Housing & Planning Minister, Mr Kit Malthouse MP, and left blank for you to complete with your thoughts to him, are available from us. Please contact us […]

WANTED! A new Honorary Treasurer.

April 30th, 2019

CPRE Devon is seeking a new Honorary Treasurer to take over from Hedley Hunter, who is coming to the end of his agreed tenure in this role. If this might be of interest, please contact us for more information and details about this important role. We’d love to hear from you.

AGM. 16th April 2019, 2.30pm.

April 3rd, 2019

All members are cordially invited to our Annual General Meeting, which this year is taking place on Tuesday 16th April 2019 at 2.30pm at The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish EX7 9AP. We are delighted that local MP for Newton Abbot, Anne Marie Morris, will be our guest speaker. Our Annual Report can be […]

Seminar: Devon’s New Housing Need – A Government & Local Authority Perspective. 21st March 2019

February 25th, 2019

Please join us at this important seminar. Thursday 21st March 2019. 11am-3pm. at The Estuary Suite, Sandy Park, Exeter EX2 7NN (junction 30, M5) Keynote speaker: Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing & Planning; Sir Hugo Swire MP East Devon; Stephen Walford, Chief Executive Officer Mid Devon District Council; Dr Phillip Bratby CPRE […]