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It’s Gold for South West Lakes Trust

Having held the Investors in People accreditation for over 18 years, we are celebrating our achievement of being awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold accreditation. Investors in People work with organisations across the world who listen to and develop their employees. Their teams help businesses to engage with their employees and to develop…

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10th January 2019

Get fit around the lakes this winter

Kick off the new year by walking, jogging, running or cycling around the stunning lakes of the south west. Tamar Lakes  Photo credit: Philip Gillespie Get fit by joining parkrun at Tamar Lakes! This 5km run around Upper Tamar Lake takes place every Saturday at 9am. Currently they are supporting the NHS Couch to 5k programme.…

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10th January 2019

5 Interesting Facts about Argal Reservoir

-When full, Argal Reservoir has a capacity of 1302 mega litres -Argal and College Reservoirs are joined together by a public footpath -The circular walk takes you through a variety of different habitats, for example: shoreline, grassland, willow scrub and woodland -Argal Reservoir is a very successful and popular coarse fishery -The area is home…

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14th December 2018

A Celebration Of Our Champion Volunteers

Over 50 people, including Trustees, employees, volunteers and Friends of the Trust, attended South West Lakes Trust’s 18th annual Volunteers’ Celebration which took place recently at Lakeside, Roadford Lake. Each year, we celebrate the invaluable help of our fantastic volunteers. Last year over 4,500 volunteer days helped us to deliver our charitable objectives, which was…

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5th December 2018

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