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Come for Coffee at the Tamar Valley Centre… It’s for Macmillan

  Join the Tamar Valley AONB team at the end of the month for a Coffee Morning, to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Drop in to the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, just 5 minutes’ walk from Gunnislake Train Station, … Continue reading

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Beloved local beauty spots to take part in national celebrations

Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will be taking part in Landscapes for Life week which takes place 21-29 September 2019. Each year Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty across the UK organise special events during Landscapes for Life week, … Continue reading

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BAT FESTIVAL 2019 EVENTS ANNOUNCED!

  This September people from the Tamar Valley are invited to celebrate bats at one of 25 Bat Festival events across the county. The Festival is organised by the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project, which is led by Devon Wildlife … Continue reading

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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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