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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

Burrator News 15

Hi Everyone, 1. Summer holiday family fun at Burrator! Well August has happened! We have held 4 fun filled family days here attended by 496 people! Each day was themed around habitats: Meadows, Woodlands, Wetlands and Hedges. Activities included different types of outdoor cooking including bread, bannock and pizzas in our new cob oven, woodwork…

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29th August 2017

Burrator News

Hi Everyone, Burrator Discovery Centre is 3 years old! The Burrator Discovery Centre is now 3 years old and celebrated in style on Sunday 25 June! Over 230 people came and took part in insect box building, cob oven pizza making, stick whittling, bread toasting, willow dragon fly weaving, ‘wood-get’ spinner making, owl pellet dissecting,…

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5th July 2017