Burrator News 27 – February Monthly Newsletter

1. Last sign installed The last sign was installed this month at Wimbleball. Over the last year 7 signs have been constructed by our volunteers using Burrator wood and installed at Roadford Lakeside, Roadford Watersports, Tamar, Siblyback and Stithians, with two for Wimbleball (café and activity centre). These signs reflect the beauty of wood and nature, in line with the values of the…

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11th February 2019
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Bramble, Bracken and Butterflies – Working Together to Protect Hurscombe’s Fritillaries

Our reservoirs and lakes across the South West are no strangers to a wealth of rich wildlife and habitats. From lush grasslands to scrub and wet woodlands, they are home to bats, birds and bugs alike. The South West’s lakes are a hub of colour and activity throughout all the seasons and our largest lake…

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5th February 2019

Introducing Lucy Alford – Exmoor Countryside Warden

Happy New Year everyone! My name is Lucy Alford, and I recently joined the South Wakes Lakes Trust team in August as the Exmoor Countryside Warden, based at Wimbleball Lake. My role here, like the other countryside wardens have mentioned in their past blogs, is highly varied but mainly includes site maintenance; keeping the lakes…

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15th January 2019

It’s Gold for South West Lakes Trust

Having held the Investors in People accreditation for over 18 years, we are celebrating our achievement of being awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold accreditation. Investors in People work with organisations across the world who listen to and develop their employees. Their teams help businesses to engage with their employees and to develop…

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10th January 2019

Get fit around the lakes this winter

Kick off the new year by walking, jogging, running or cycling around the stunning lakes of the south west. Tamar Lakes  Photo credit: Philip Gillespie Get fit by joining parkrun at Tamar Lakes! This 5km run around Upper Tamar Lake takes place every Saturday at 9am. Currently they are supporting the NHS Couch to 5k programme.…

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10th January 2019