Successful Open Day and ‘Push The Boat Out’ Event at Siblyback

    On Sunday 22 May over 900 people of all ages flocked to a very sunny Siblyback Lake for South West Lakes Trust’s open day and ‘Push the Boat Out’ event. Visitors to the site were able to take part in a variety of activities including; windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, paddleboarding, canoeing and much…

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22nd June 2016

Burrator Volunteers Experience Eden

    Since the Burrator Heritage Project started in July 2013 over 2,500 volunteer days have been contributed, which equates to a staggering value of £125,000! To recognise this amazing achievement, and as an early celebration for Volunteers’ Week, South West Lakes Trust organised a day trip for Burrator volunteers to the Eden Project. Last…

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21st June 2016

Community Stakeholders Needed for Moor than Meets the Eye

    Moor than meets the eye, the Dartmoor Landscape Partnership, is looking for 15 people to form a Community Stakeholders’ Group that will advise the Landscape Partnership Board of the views of the local community and a variety of user groups in the delivery of the Scheme until the end of 2019. The Partnership…

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14th June 2016

Operation Hedgehog is now off the Ground!

  Operation Hedgehog is a collaboration between the Cornwall Biodiversity Initiative (CBI) and the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership (CIoS LNP), set up to address the decline in hedgehogs in Cornwall. It will do this by developing, facilitating and promoting measures which members of the public, communities, and businesses can adopt. Partner…

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13th June 2016

Channel Kayaks’ ‘Kayaking 4 Cancer’ at Wimbleball Raises £12k for Cancer Charities

    In an amazing initiative that has involved a huge amount of work over recent months, Channel Kayaks Ltd have raised the phenomenal sum of £12,000 for cancer charities through their first ‘Kayaking 4 Cancer’ event that was kindly hosted by South West Lakes Trust’s Wimbleball Lake on Exmoor. This figure incorporates a fantastic…

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9th June 2016