Annual Fly Fair Attracts Over 350 People to Roadford

    Fly fishermen flocked from all over the region to attend the annual South West Fly Fair, held at Roadford Lake on Saturday 28 February, hosted by South West Lakes Trust. This event, now in its third year, has become a regular fixture in the West Country’s angling calendar as anglers prepare for the…

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28th February 2015

Bite Size Have a Go day at Penryn Primary Academy

    On Thursday 26 February South West Lakes Trust attended a Bite Size Have a Go day for pupils aged 9-10 from Penryn Primary Academy. The day was organised by the Cornwall Learning Education Business Partnership to raise awareness of the range of skills needed for different jobs. The pupils got to have a…

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26th February 2015

Practical Volunteering Days at Burrator

    What a good start to 2015! Since Christmas volunteers have continued to come out to Burrator in all seasons, from snow to glorious sunshine, to get involved in South West Lakes Trust’s practical volunteering days. Over the last two months many have attended our training days to learn about the traditional woodland management…

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16th February 2015

An Array of Bird Life Spotted on College Lake Bird Walk

    The bird life at College Lake, near Penryn is always a big attraction for visitors and the winter in particular brings some very interesting visiting birds to the site. The morning of 15 February brought some perfect winter weather with crisp, clear skies and a good chance of spotting some wildlife around College…

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15th February 2015

Board of Trustees Announces Planned Retirement of Trust Chief Executive

    The Board of Trustees of award-winning westcountry charity, South West Lakes Trust, has announced, with regret, the planned retirement of Evelyn Stacey, Chief Executive, on 30 June 2015. Evelyn has decided to retire after fifteen successful years leading the Trust through its inception to becoming the South West’s largest combined environmental and recreation…

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3rd February 2015