The good, bad and ugly – Be Plant Wise

As many people know, the south west is a hotspot for nature with a wide range of habitats and species across the region. However, these habitats and species sometimes find themselves competing with invasive non-native species (INNS). These are plants and animals that do not originate from the British Isles and are highly competitive, often…

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21st March 2018

10 things you may not know about South West Lakes Trust

Everyone has that one special lake which is their favourite – a place where you regularly walk the dog or take the kids to let off some steam in the play area, a place to enjoy a spot of fishing or your favourite watersport or simply a place where you can indulge in a slice…

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16th March 2018

South West Lakes Trust Launches ‘Active Outdoors’ Campaign

We are excited to announce that we have launched the second of our five campaign themes which underpin the work of our charity and people. The ‘Active Outdoors’ campaign is summed up in a fantastic short video produced by Lightbox Inc and showcases the importance of promoting and delivering health and well-being in the outdoors.…

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1st March 2018

Exciting plans for a new play area at Siblyback Lake

We’re passionate about providing children and their families with the opportunities to play and explore outdoors together. Some of the best childhood memories are made in our beautiful countryside and we are delighted to announce that we have secured funding to provide for a brand new play area at Siblyback Lake. Forming part of the charity’s…

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27th February 2018

The Benefits of Volunteering

Our volunteers make a significant contribution to our charitable work here at South West Lakes Trust, whether that’s helping out with environmental improvements, raising site standards or supporting our angling and activity teams to deliver all the great things they do, our volunteers make a significant contribution to our work. Volunteering can open up a…

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20th February 2018