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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

Burrator News 22 – September Monthly Newsletter

Burrator – Photo by Gavin Crowther 1. Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September – ‘A Double Anniversary’ at Burrator  This year we recognise 120 years since the construction of Burrator Reservoir and 90 years since the raising of Burrator Dam. To celebrate this we will be hosting a weekend exhibition in the centre, and a…

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6th September 2018

Burrator News 21 – August Monthly Newsletter

1.Summer Holiday Fun Well the school holidays are finally here and we have 4 exciting Family Activity Days planned for August, giving you the chance to try out some themed trails, woodwork, art creations, and of course some outdoor cooking, plus much more. See the diary section below for dates, timings and costs. 2. A…

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1st August 2018

Burrator News 20 – July Monthly Newsletter

Burrator’s Summer Open Day & Fundraiser  “We had such a fantastic day!!!” “Thank you to everyone who put in so much work.” Sunday 1 July, and the centre’s 4th Birthday, saw 30 + volunteers prepare a day of activities suitable for all ages. On offer were; a short letterbox trail, to introduce this popular Dartmoor…

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13th July 2018

Burrator News 19 – June Monthly Newsletter

Summer is definitely here and the foxgloves look fantastic! I hope you enjoy reading about some of our highlights from May, information about our evening talks, especially our next one about willow on Tuesday 19 June, and of course our family fun day and fundraiser on Sunday 1 July.  You can find the complete events and…

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21st June 2018