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Walking for Water – Tamar links with Tanzania – raises over £4,000

By Julie Overnell, Bere Alston After the hot sunny weather we have had recently it seems unbelievable that our annual sponsored walk on Saturday 10th June could have been so wet! A group of eighteen set out from the top … Continue reading

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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

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Saving The Tamar Valley’s Rarest Butterfly

Nature lovers in Devon and Cornwall are being asked to create a home for a rare and declining butterfly in the hope of boosting its numbers. The Heath Fritillary butterfly has suffered significant declines in the last forty years, with … Continue reading

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Walking for Water – Tamar links with Tanzania, Friends of Urambo & Mwanhalla Jubilee appeal

In 1995 Bere Alston resident Julie Overnell found herself volunteering in the Tabora region of Tanzania with a charity called Health Project Abroad. With a group of volunteers Julie assisted the locals in building health dispensaries in remote villages. Julie … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Fund open for Tamar Valley projects 

Back by popular demand, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Development Fund is open once again for small grants to support projects that help to conserve and enhance the … Continue reading

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A little TLC for the Tamar Valley

‘Visit, Give, Protect’ is the message from Tamar TLC, as they launch their Visitor Gifting scheme later this month in the Tamar Valley. The new charitable incorporated organisation – Tamar TLC – was set up last autumn to raise, manage and … Continue reading

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Come for a Walk with our Tamar Valley Heritage Guide 

Do you enjoy exploring the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, but wish you knew a little more about it? The Tamar Valley Heritage Guides could help… Join Les Deering later this month (Sunday 21st May) for a 5-mile walk … Continue reading

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Tavistock Gets in the Groove with JTQ

The Wharf, Tavistock, was host to the James Taylor Quartet on Friday 24th March, to raise funds for, and increase awareness of, the Tamar Community Trust. Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Robert Plumb, tells us how the evening went. … Continue reading

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Volunteers start to record Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

                                            The first training event for the recently announced Heritage Lottery Funded project, to record and raise awareness of … Continue reading

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