My Outdoors Art and Writing Competitions 2020

April 16th, 2020

We are delighted to be holding our annual art and writing competitions for Devon’s primary school children again this year and the competitions are now open for entries! For more information see One of last year’s winning entries –

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!

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 […]

Devon’s Housing Needs Evidence – 12th October 2018

September 23rd, 2018

Thank you to Sir Hugo Swire MP East Devon, and all the 160 people, who braved the awful weather and joined us on Friday 12th October 2018 at The Best Western Hotel, Tiverton at the launch of our Devon’s Housing Needs Evidence, and our new Review of Government Housing Policy and its Impacts on Devon. […]


February 19th, 2018

We would like to introduce you to a special new member, and Devon’s Head ‘Countryside Ambassador’ – Barney the Bull! He is our new emblem for children (and those young at heart!) who love Devon’s countryside and wish to protect it. Its such a big task, that Barney is looking for help! He would like […]

Devon’s Best Churchyard Competition 2018

February 16th, 2018

Devon’s historic churches play a pivotal role in our rural communities and form a unique part of our cherished landscape. After all, they are the only unchanged places in some parishes since Saxon times. Churchyards therefore provide ideal habitats for our precious wildlife. CPRE Devon are pleased to announce a new competition for 2018 to […]

The Greater Exeter Strategic Plan – January 2018

January 30th, 2018

180 people attended our seminar on Friday 19th January 2018 at the Gipsy Hill Hotel, Exeter, to learn more about the plans for new housing in Exeter, East Devon, Teignbridge and Mid Devon (The Greater Exeter Strategic Plan. GESP). We are very grateful to Sir Hugo Swire MP for joining us and to Andy Wood […]