Category Archives: Tamar Valley Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Tamar Valley AONB where we’ll be updating you on the latest news from the Valley.

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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Sustainable Development Fund open for Tamar Valley projects

This year’s Sustainable Development Fund is open once again for small grants to support projects that help to conserve and enhance the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is £5,000 in total available for grant requests of between … Continue reading

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Trustee Search for Tamar TLC

Tamar TLC, established in 2016 to raise, manage and distribute funds for the benefit of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is seeking new Trustees, to help steer the next stage of their work.   The Charitable Incorporated … Continue reading

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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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