News

Family Fun in the Sun at Wimbleball Lake Open Day

    On Sunday 3 July Westcountry charity South West Lakes Trust held an Open Day at a very sunny Wimbleball Lake, on Exmoor. Over 1400 people of all ages attended the event and were able to take part in a variety of activities, both on and off the water, including; bushcraft, canoeing, kayaking, rowing,…

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3rd July 2016

Successful Open Day and ‘Push The Boat Out’ Event at Siblyback

    On Sunday 22 May over 900 people of all ages flocked to a very sunny Siblyback Lake for South West Lakes Trust’s open day and ‘Push the Boat Out’ event. Visitors to the site were able to take part in a variety of activities including; windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, paddleboarding, canoeing and much…

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22nd June 2016

Burrator Volunteers Experience Eden

    Since the Burrator Heritage Project started in July 2013 over 2,500 volunteer days have been contributed, which equates to a staggering value of £125,000! To recognise this amazing achievement, and as an early celebration for Volunteers’ Week, South West Lakes Trust organised a day trip for Burrator volunteers to the Eden Project. Last…

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21st June 2016

Community Stakeholders Needed for Moor than Meets the Eye

    Moor than meets the eye, the Dartmoor Landscape Partnership, is looking for 15 people to form a Community Stakeholders’ Group that will advise the Landscape Partnership Board of the views of the local community and a variety of user groups in the delivery of the Scheme until the end of 2019. The Partnership…

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14th June 2016

Operation Hedgehog is now off the Ground!

  Operation Hedgehog is a collaboration between the Cornwall Biodiversity Initiative (CBI) and the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership (CIoS LNP), set up to address the decline in hedgehogs in Cornwall. It will do this by developing, facilitating and promoting measures which members of the public, communities, and businesses can adopt. Partner…

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13th June 2016