News

Gold ‘Green Tourism’ Award for Upper Tamar Lake

    Westcountry charity South West Lakes Trust are proud to announce that Upper Tamar Lake, near Bude has been award its third consecutive Gold award for Green Tourism. Tamar Lakes are managed by the charity whose challenge is to balance conservation with recreational enjoyment of the lakes as a visitor attraction. The lakes offer…

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26th April 2016

Balancing the needs of our user groups at Burrator Reservoir

    South West Lakes Trust is making some great improvements to improve visitor experience at Burrator Reservoir. The bank of Longstone peninsula will become a fishing only area and a section of the North Shore of the reservoir will become a large dog exercise area – where owners can let their dogs off the…

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25th April 2016

Abandoned Farms around Burrator Reservoir – Request for Memorabilia

    To raise awareness and recognise the important farming history that existed before the reservoir was constructed. South West Lakes Trust, in partnership with Paul Rendell, are looking for anyone who may have any photos, artefacts or personal memories/family links to any of the farms, for a one off, FREE public exhibition which will…

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24th April 2016

Hedgehogs Released at Porth Reservoir

    On Monday (11 April) three hedgehogs, named Olly, Pirate and Cinnamon, were released at Porth Reservoir, near Newquay as part of ‘Prickles and Paws’ release programme. The hedgehog rescue and rehabilitation centre are looking at releasing up to around ten hedgehogs when they are ready in the woods opposite the car park. Diane…

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11th April 2016

Volunteer Experience at Burrator By Michael Glinn

    Michael Glinn, known as Mike, was was born in Yelverton in 1950 and has lived and worked in the area most of his life. Mike went to Meavy Primary School and then on to Tavistock Comprehensive, joining the General Post Office as an apprentice in 1967. Mike left BT, British Telecom, in 2000…

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11th April 2016