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Final homes remaining at Redrow’s The Copse development in Dawlish

Authored by Jack Chandler

Prospective homeowners need to act fast as there are just three homes remaining at Redrow’s development The Copse, positioned on the Dawlish Coast in Devon.

Just a short distance from stunning Blue Flag beaches and coastal scenery, the last remaining homes at The Copse offer spacious living with easy access to Exeter.

The final three plots include The Shaftesbury and The Marlow...

Devon CPRE - new homes on green fields in Okehampton, Devon

New housing algorithm will gobble up more countryside without delivering affordable homes, warns Devon CPRE

Authored by sharon goble

The government’s proposed new housing formula or ‘algorithm’ will fail to deliver the affordable new homes that rural communities in Devon so desperately need, according to a new analysis from the countryside charity CPRE. Instead, the Government’s sweeping changes to local planning could lead to the worst of all possible worlds – the loss of more precious countryside without delivering the...

New village could help Torbay meet housing shortfall

Authored by Sarah Parker

Abacus Projects and Deeley Freed Estates have applied to the Planning Inspectorate to determine their planning application for the proposed 373 dwelling Inglewood development.

The scheme has the potential to provide much-needed new homes for the Torbay and Paignton area whilst bringing a range of ancillary benefits including substantial improvements to the highway network and bus...

Planning workshop for town and parish councils

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. Your response, as consultees in the planning process, can significantly influence the outcome and make a real difference to what the local planning authority decides. CPRE Devon invites you to a special ‘planning workshop’ for Devon’s town and parish councils. Experienced, independent Planning Consultant, Jo Widdecombe, will guide you through the process and explain what’s important. Free admission for member organisations (up to 3 people free per member...

CPRE Devon announces ministerial visit to address growing concerns over new housing developments in the county

Authored by sharon goble

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England has announced that the Minister for Housing and Planning, Kit Malthouse MP, will be coming to Devon next month to address growing concerns amongst local people about the scale and appropriateness of new homes developments across the county.

At the opening of CPRE Devon’s housing seminar in Tavistock on Friday (8th Feb),...

New homes planned for South West Devon to come under the spotlight at CPRE Devon seminar

Countryside campaigners CPRE Devon are hosting a seminar in Tavistock next month amid growing concerns in the area about the scale of current and future housing development, and whether these plans provide the number and kind of homes that are really needed.

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is holding the event called “Is the scale of housing development right for South West Devon?” at the Bedford Hotel in Tavistock on Friday 8th February 2019 from 10am-1pm.

The seminar comes hot on the heels of a similar event in Tiverton last autumn at which CPRE...

Devon’s real housing needs revealed in major new independent report

Authored by sharon goble

Too many homes are being planned for Devon over the next decade, most of them are to be built on greenfield sites, and a staggering two-thirds will be bought by people who have moved into the county. These are the key findings of an independent study, commissioned by the Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, which exposes the stark truth behind ‘official’ assessments of Devon’...

CPRE Devon Launch Seminar: Devon's real housing needs

Are you concerned about the number of new homes being built in and around Plymouth and across Devon? How many are planned for your community and where? How many are genuinely affordable and who are the planned new homes for?

To objectively assess the situation, the Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE Devon) commissioned an independent study. The findings will be announced today, revealing the truth about Devon's real housing needs.

Come along to find out what the evidence shows and how it could help communities facing unwanted development plans...

Womble Bond Dickinson and Plymouth Community Homes partner to boost skills

Authored by Bond Dickinson Plymouth

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and Plymouth Community Homes (PCH), Plymouth’s largest social housing landlord, have partnered to deliver free training programmes for PCH residents.

Womble Bond Dickinson is supporting the Career Pathway in Administration, providing a range of courses from Excel training and CV writing days though to career planning sessions where the firm offers advice...

Bond Dickinson completes major site acquisition in Plymouth

Authored by Bond Dickinson Plymouth

National law firm Bond Dickinson has successfully completed the acquisition of a major residential development site in Plymouth on behalf of its client English Cities Fund (ECF).

The £30m project is on East Quay and is part of the regeneration of Millbay, which will see the transformation of a derelict 15 acre harbour side area close to the city centre into a new vibrant waterfront...

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