Category Archives: News

Groundbreaking project secures National Lottery grant for Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

A Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant of nearly £10,000 has been awarded to the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to record and raise awareness of the special historic daffodil varieties growing in the landscape. Lesley Strong, Project Officer … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog, Volunteering | Comments Off

Tamar Valley Scoops Two Volunteer Cornwall Awards

  The Tamar Valley AONB celebrated last week at the Volunteer Cornwall Awards ceremony, as it was awarded Highly Commended in the ‘host of the year’ category, for hosting the two-year Heritage Lottery Funded Helping Hands for Heritage project. One … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog, Volunteering | Comments Off

Tamar Valley Walking for Health receives national accreditation for quality health walks

Tamar Valley Walking for Health has been officially recognised by Walking for Health and awarded national accreditation for its local walking scheme. The accreditation endorses the quality of experience and support that walkers can expect when taking part in one … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog | Comments Off

Wonderful Wacker Quay

If you were lucky enough to have the time, while the autumn sunshine lasts, go down to the quayside at Wacker Quay, near Antony village, you’ll get a big surprise. As well as the peace and quiet and spectacular views, … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog, Volunteering | Comments Off

An Outstanding Week in September!

September has always been an outstanding month in our countryside with harvests being brought safely home, trees and meadows taking on their autumnal colours, skies offering a full palette of hues, musky bonfires lingering in the evening air and a welcoming calmness … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog | Comments Off

Generosity of local people gives rare bats a boost

Bats in the Tamar Valley should see a better future thanks to the generous early response to a Devon Wildlife Trust fundraising appeal – but more support is needed for the target to be met. The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog | Comments Off

Tamar Valley Heritage Guides lead the way

At the start of the year, the Tamar Valley AONB team were seeking volunteers to learn new skills and become a Heritage Guide for the area. Six months on and the area now has eight fully fledged Heritage Guides, ready … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog, Volunteering | Comments Off

Gunnislake Bat Survey – Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed early next month to join the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project’s ‘Bat Blitz’. Up to 40 bat detectors will be placed close to the bat roost in Gunnislake and help is needed to collect the valuable scientific … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog | Comments Off

Improve your Health this summer with Walks for All in the Tamar Valley

The latest programmes of walks in the Tamar Valley, aimed at those who are looking to improve their health and meet new people, are available now to pick up from local outlets or to view online. Three different weekly walks … Continue reading

Posted in News, Tamar Valley Blog | Comments Off