Volunteer Experience at Burrator By Michael Glinn

    Michael Glinn, known as Mike, was was born in Yelverton in 1950 and has lived and worked in the area most of his life. Mike went to Meavy Primary School and then on to Tavistock Comprehensive, joining the General Post Office as an apprentice in 1967. Mike left BT, British Telecom, in 2000…

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11th April 2016

Channel Kayaks Team up with South West Lakes Trust for their 2016 Adventure Programme

    Channel Kayaks Ltd have announced an exciting new adventure kayaking and fishing programme at Wimbleball Lake, near Dulverton on Exmoor. Working in conjunction with westcountry charity South West Lakes Trust, this collaboration breaks new ground in the kayaking and kayak fishing world. Participants will be able to sample this amazing sport in the…

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5th April 2016

Funding Boost for New Play Area at Tamar Lakes

    Tamar Lakes, managed by charity South West Lakes Trust, has received a funding boost to provide a brand new play area at Upper Tamar Lake near Bude. The £58,000 project has been supported by SITA Cornwall Trust (£35,000) and Cory Environmental Trust in Cornwall (£9,843), both of which provide funding through the Landfill…

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18th March 2016

Local Producers get Fantastic Support from new Wimbleball Lake Venture

    The Duck Café at Wimbleball opened its doors on Saturday (5 March) and immediately ticked lots of boxes with visitors to the South West Lakes Trust’s famous beauty spot. The café and shop sells the best of local food and gifts and is focusing on a fresh, seasonal menu which will change regularly.…

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5th March 2016

Rails Across the Moor – Request for Memorabilia

    To commemorate the closure of the Princetown Railway in March 1956, South West Lakes Trust are looking for anyone who may have any photos, artefacts or personal memories of the railway in action for a one off, free public exhibition which will be taking place in the Burrator Discovery Centre on Sunday 6…

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22nd February 2016