News & Events

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

September 29th, 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 […]

Devon’s Best Churchyard 2019 – Results

September 27th, 2019

Thank you to all the entrants who joined us at The Chapter House, Exeter Cathedral on Wednesday 25th September 2019, for our prize giving tea. And a special thank you to the Bishop of Exeter who joined us for the prize giving. Devon’s Best Churchyard 2019 is……..All Saints, East Budleigh. Many congratulations. Runner Up awards […]

Litter Picking Events – September 2019

September 22nd, 2019

CPRE Devon organised two litter picking events as part of the national CPRE ‘Green Clean’ campaign for the month of September. Our Teignbridge members collected several bags of litter at Hackney Marshes, near Newton Abbot on Saturday 14th September. And then on 20th September, we helped Exeter based company Devon Norse with a litter pick […]

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

September 13th, 2019

We were delighted to have been asked by Crediton Town Council to present our independent report which uncovers the truth about Devon’s housing need. We very much enjoyed the meeting at The Boniface Centre and there were lots of interesting points raised and questions asked, with great concern about the number of new homes planned […]

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. Results and prize giving – 25th September 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. Hatherleigh

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 […]