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Survey Results revealed at Tamar Valley Daffodil Project Conference

The much-loved National Lottery funded Heralds of Spring project, celebrating and recording local varieties of daffodils in the Tamar Valley landscape, held its conference earlier this month, where results from the spring survey were revealed. With standing room only, the … Continue reading

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Bere Alston schoolchildren get set for Spring

Pupils from Bere Alston Primary School gathered their trowels and forks last week, as they planted 50 Tamar Valley daffodil bulbs in the school grounds. Dale Wood, volunteer with Tamar Grow Local, joined the children with local varieties of bulbs … Continue reading

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Devon receives national investment from Sport England to help older people get active in nature

Devon’s Local Nature Partnership has been awarded £500,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver a new and exciting 5 year programme that will support older people in Devon and Torbay to connect actively to nature. The ‘Connecting … Continue reading

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Devon Bat Survey Walk and Research Talk in the Tamar Valley

Join members of the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project team later this month, for a late afternoon walk and evening talk in the Tamar Valley to hear the latest findings on the research being carried out into these wonderful nocturnal … Continue reading

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Make the most of Autumn 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

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Daffodil Conference celebrating Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

Cast your mind back to early spring this year… were you deciding between a ‘trumpet’ or a ‘large cup’ and excitedly recording each different daffodil type you stumbled across in Tamar Valley hedges? If so, you’ll be pleased to here … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Time to dig out the walking boots again

The highways and byways of South East Cornwall will once again come under the spotlight in mid September when the South East Cornwall Walking Festival returns for its 17th year. The public are invited to join walk leaders to explore … Continue reading

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Gateway to the Tamar Valley welcomes visitors

  A warm welcome awaits at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, this summer, with the reception fully staffed every weekday throughout the holidays. Just 5 minutes’ walk from Gunnislake Station on the beautiful Tamar Valley Line, the Tamar Valley Centre … Continue reading

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