Practical Volunteering Days at Burrator

    What a good start to 2015! Since Christmas volunteers have continued to come out to Burrator in all seasons, from snow to glorious sunshine, to get involved in South West Lakes Trust’s practical volunteering days. Over the last two months many have attended our training days to learn about the traditional woodland management…

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16th February 2015

An Array of Bird Life Spotted on College Lake Bird Walk

    The bird life at College Lake, near Penryn is always a big attraction for visitors and the winter in particular brings some very interesting visiting birds to the site. The morning of 15 February brought some perfect winter weather with crisp, clear skies and a good chance of spotting some wildlife around College…

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15th February 2015

Board of Trustees Announces Planned Retirement of Trust Chief Executive

    The Board of Trustees of award-winning westcountry charity, South West Lakes Trust, has announced, with regret, the planned retirement of Evelyn Stacey, Chief Executive, on 30 June 2015. Evelyn has decided to retire after fifteen successful years leading the Trust through its inception to becoming the South West’s largest combined environmental and recreation…

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3rd February 2015

Employees Lead “Have a Go Day at Callington Community College

    On Friday 16 January South West Lakes Trust attended the “Have a Go” day at Callington Community College organised by Cornwall Learning Education Business Partnership where local employers provided ‘tasters’ – bite sized opportunities to try out work-based skills. Year 9 students found out about careers and the pathways to a dream job,…

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16th January 2015

Cornwall Record 46lb 12oz Carp Caught at Boscathnoe

    On 15 January Ed Teakle caught a 46lb 12oz Carp at Boscathnoe near Penzance. Ed said, “I fished at 50yards range into deep silt over a heavily baited spot of Buddha baits UK Shellfish Zen and Urban baits Nutcracker boilies along with corn. Successful rig was a multi rig incorporating a Deception Angling…

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15th January 2015