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Tamara Landscape Partnership wins National Lottery support

  The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team has received initial National Lottery support* for the Tamara Landscape Partnership project. Development funding of £180,000 has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to help the Tamar … Continue reading

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Discovery Trail Challenge supports Tamar TLC

This year’s Discovery Trail Challenge: Devon Taster, a walk along the Devon side of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s long-distance route, will take place on Saturday 6thOctober and will raise funds for Tamar Tender Loving Care (TLC). … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley’s Outstanding Natural Beauty – the next 5 years

      The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team invites you to share your thoughts & ideas, as they move towards the next 5 years in conserving & enhancing this special landscape.   Meet the team … Continue reading

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Outstanding Week

      Outstanding Week is the AONB Family’s week (and a bit) long programme of events to help people reconnect with nature by enjoying and being inspired by the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). This year it … Continue reading

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Celebrating Bats in the Tamar Valley

Residents in the Tamar Valley are being encouraged to celebrate one of the region’s rarest and fascinating wildlife species: greater horseshoe bats. Members of the public are invited to celebrate one of Devon’s nocturnal wonders by joining one of more … Continue reading

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Free, Healthy Walks in Bere Alston starting this September

New walks, taken at a steady pace and aimed at people who are looking to improve their health, will be launched this autumn by the Connecting Actively to Nature (CAN) project and the Tamar Valley AONB team. Starting on Tuesday 4th September, … Continue reading

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Making Every Contact Count – supporting others to make healthier lifestyle choices

The Tamar Valley Centre, just 5 minutes walk from Gunnislake Train Station, will be hosting a one-day training event next month, delivered by Healthy Cornwall.   Making Every Contact Count is a technique that anyone can use to support and encourage … Continue reading

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Unlocking LEADER Funding in Cornwall

Cornwall rural businesses to potentially miss out on one of the last chances to secure European capital funding, warns small business of the year FOLK2FOLK. A total of £138 million in LEADER funding is available to rural businesses across England … Continue reading

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Batty Gunnislake

By Ross Hanley, Gunnislake Community Matters People who walk along the picturesque river path from Newbridge to Weir Head may notice some boxes attached to the larger trees near the steps leading up to the King George V Playing field. … Continue reading

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