Gold ‘Green Tourism’ Award for Wimbleball Lake

    South West Lakes Trust is proud to announce that Wimbleball Lake has been re-awarded the Green Tourism Gold Award. Green Tourism is the national sustainable tourism certification scheme for the UK. Businesses opting to join Green Tourism are assessed by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria covering a range…

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1st December 2015

Annual ‘Aussie Kiss’ Windsurfing Event at Roadford a Resounding Success

    This month ‘Aussie Kiss’ – the Student Windsurfing Association’s (SWA) flagship event, took place at Roadford Lake, near Launceston. This annual student windsurf festival, now in its 14th year, continues to develop and adapt – in true reflection of the way the sport continues to grow. Outdoor + Active Roadford welcomed over 400…

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7th November 2015

‘Love your Lakes’ Photo and Video Competition Winners Revealed

    South West Lakes Trust and South West Water have revealed the winners of the 2015 ‘Love your Lakes’ photo and video competition which ran from 1 May – 30 September, receiving over 125 entries. The competition was held to encourage people of all ages to make the most of the fantastic photo and…

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3rd November 2015

Regional Charity Celebrates Champion Volunteers

  Over 70 people, including Trustees, staff, volunteers and Friends of the Trust, attended South West Lakes Trust’s fifteenth annual Volunteers’ Celebration which took place on Saturday (17 October) at Lakeside, Roadford Lake. Each year the region’s largest combined environmental and recreational charity celebrates the invaluable help of volunteers with certificates for special achievements. The…

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17th October 2015

Upstream Thinking: An Exciting New Conservation Project in the Fal Catchment

    Local conservation charities Cornwall Wildlife Trust and South West Lakes Trust have teamed up with South West Water, who have provided funding to deliver an exciting project in the Fal River catchment. The Upstream Thinking project, which is already running successfully in the Drift and Cober areas, looks at working with local farmers…

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7th October 2015