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Burrator News 26 – January Monthly Newsletter

Stephanie Holman, “What a View” – 3rd place in Discovering Local Culture category, Love your Lakes Photo Competition 2018 1. Christmas Wreath Making Thank you to everyone for coming to our annual Christmas wreath making event.  Despite the never-ending rain on Saturday 15 December, 123 beautiful Christmas wreaths were made, at our busiest wreath making event…

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7th January 2019

Burrator News 25 – December Monthly Newsletter

Stephanie Holman, “What a View” – 3rd place in Discovering Local Culture category, Love your Lakes Photo Competition 2018 1. Operation Christmas Trees  This year, we started selecting Christmas trees in November. These three lovely Christmas trees went to Tavistock for the annual Christmas Trees of Light event in partnership with the Lions Club of…

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5th December 2018

Burrator News 24 – November Monthly Newsletter

1. New signs made with Burrator’s wood Two of our new entrance signs have now been installed by a brilliant team of volunteers at Roadford Lakeside and Roadford Activity Centre! The signs have been constructed from fallen trees at Burrator, and not only tell a great story of sustainability, but also reflect the beauty of…

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7th November 2018

Burrator News 23 – October Monthly Newsletter

Photo credit: Ken Chubb 1. Remains of Torpedo Net Discovered  On the 3rd and 4th September, Professor Bob Stone and the Human Interface Team from Birmingham University, who created the Virtual Burrator Project, were granted permission to dive two ROVs, a BlueROV2 and a Trident ‘underwater drone’ (a smaller but highly agile submersible), into the…

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5th October 2018

Entrance Sign Project at Burrator

Back in late 2016, Dave Curno and Mike Glinn, two volunteers, came across a large fallen oak tree. Somebody correctly anticipated that ‘this will come in handy one day’. Thus, the tops were cut for logs, and the trunk was planked up on site using a chainsaw, under Dave’s knowledgeable instruction. The planks were transported…

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28th September 2018