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Wildlife-themed Art Competition in the Tamar Valley

          As part of this September’s Wildlife Weekend, the Tamar Valley AONB team is running a wildlife-themed art competition. Maybe you have a favourite insect or bug, or enjoy watching a hedgehog the visits your garden. … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for Tamar Valley Centre this summer

Do you have a passion for the Tamar Valley area? Do you like meeting new people? Do you have a bit of time to spare this summer? If so, the Tamar Valley AONB team would love to hear from you. … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Tamar Valley Wildlife this September

This July, the Tamar Valley Centre, near Gunnislake, celebrated its 10th anniversary. As part of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s 10 Events for 10 Years to mark the occasion, a Wildlife Weekend is being planned for 7th … Continue reading

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Walkers Celebrate Ten Years of Rambling in the Tamar Valley

by Juliette Bowers, Tamar Valley Walk & Talk A walking group who share weekly rambles in the Tamar Valley, celebrated their tenth anniversary, last Wednesday (July 17). Tamar Valley Walk and Talk, run under the auspices of the Tamar Valley … Continue reading

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Soaring temperatures for Discovery Trail Challenge

Walkers of this year’s Discovery Trail Challenge: Cornwall Taster, certainly were challenged, as temperatures rocketed throughout the day in early July. Seventeen adults, six children and five dogs set off from Horsebridge on the morning of 6th  July to walk … Continue reading

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National Association for AONBs welcomes Landscapes Review’s call to ‘do more for nature and beauty’

The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB) welcomes the initial findings of the Designated Landscapes Review as outlined in the exchange of letters between Review Chair Julian Glover and the Secretary of State Michael Gove and we … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Fund open for Tamar Valley projects

This year’s Sustainable Development Fund is open once again for small grants to support projects that help to conserve and enhance the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is £5,000 in total available for grant requests of between … Continue reading

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Our Tamar Valley Champion!

Last week, Tamar Valley AONB’s Monitoring & Reporting Officer, Jo Pridham, was awarded Champion of the Year at Cornwall Council’s Health, Safety & Wellbeing Conference. Jo became a Health Champion 18 months ago, and in that time has achieved a … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Tamar Valley Centre Café

A weekly donations café has been running at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, since the beginning of the year, and has so far welcomed 127 visitors. The café opens every Thursday morning, 10am – 1pm, offering tea, coffee and biscuits. … Continue reading

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