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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

Burrator News 18 – May Monthly Newsletter

Hi Everyone, The sun is shining, the bluebells are stunning and the reservoir is looking spectacular! From May onwards I have decided to write a shorter monthly newsletter instead of one every 3 months, so I can let you know of any additional events happening, and up to date news around the Reservoir. 1 –…

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10th May 2018

Burrator Newsletter 17

Hi Everyone, 1.Restoration of Wembley Walk When Burrator Reservoir was completed in 1898, it cut the old road leading to Sheepstor in two, leaving an abandoned section of road between Burrator Lodge and the water`s edge. When the reservoir was being enlarged in the 1920`s, George Shillibeer, the resident reservoir caretaker amassed a collection of…

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13th April 2018

Christmas Celebrations at Burrator

December was an extremely busy month for the Burrator team and began with the cutting and delivering of Christmas trees! A huge thank you to our fantastic Monday and Tuesday volunteers who cut down and delivered Christmas Trees for Princetown, Sheepstor Church, Meavy School, Meavy Church, Meavy Green, Clearbrook Village Hall, Milton Combe Village Hall and Tavistock. On 16 December our…

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2nd January 2018