Author Archives: Rebecca Lumbis

Historic Weirs of the Tamar Valley

Can you spare some time to help find out more about the historic weirs along the rivers Tamar, Tavy & Lynher? Would you like to gain accreditation to enhance your CV, while carrying out the research? There is currently no … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley Community Star Count

The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team would like your help later this month, to observe and record the number of stars that you can see from your own garden, to help measure light pollution in the … Continue reading

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Discovery Trail Challenge supports Devon disability charity

Next year’s Discovery Trail Challenge, a walk along the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s long-distance route, will take place on Saturday 11th July and will raise funds for Living Options Devon. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, this registered charity runs the … Continue reading

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Turner in the Tamar Valley Exhibition

Following the discovery of new JMW Turner sketches of key iconic Tamar Valley views, and to coincide with the newly-released film, Mr. Turner, a Turner in the Tamar Valley Exhibition will be held at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, next month. The … Continue reading

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Is nearby heritage at risk?

Join the Tamar Valley AONB team next month for a FREE training day to discover the heritage assets on your doorstep and find out why they are so important. Learn how heritage is protected and recorded in the Tamar Valley, … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley AONB could benefit from project to reduce visual impact of overhead lines

▪       £500m fund available to reduce visual impact of lines in nationally protected landscapes ▪       Results of independent study commissioned by National Grid and other key bodies published today ▪       Stakeholder Advisory Group commissions feasibility study on power line crossing … Continue reading

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Get Accreditation for your Dedication in the AONB

Would you like to further your career, enhance your CV, or just learn something new? Look no further, the Tamar Valley AONB is now a registered AQA* Unit Award Scheme Training Centre and will be accrediting the skills volunteers demonstrate … Continue reading

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Making a Difference in the Tamar Valley Community

As the evenings start to draw in, spare a thought for those around you who, at this time of year, see fewer people, have less social interaction, and are unable to get out as easily to enjoy regular exercise. The … Continue reading

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Remember, Remember… Get Volunteering this November!

A variety of volunteering opportunities are on offer throughout November for all to enjoy, as part of the Helping Hands for Heritage project. Bonfire & Potatoes gets the month off to a cosy start on Wednesday 5th November. After clearing … Continue reading

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