Category Archives: Volunteering

Our Tamar Valley Champion!

Last week, Tamar Valley AONB’s Monitoring & Reporting Officer, Jo Pridham, was awarded Champion of the Year at Cornwall Council’s Health, Safety & Wellbeing Conference. Jo became a Health Champion 18 months ago, and in that time has achieved a … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Tamar Valley Centre Café

A weekly donations café has been running at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, since the beginning of the year, and has so far welcomed 127 visitors. The café opens every Thursday morning, 10am – 1pm, offering tea, coffee and biscuits. … Continue reading

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New season of recording & celebrating Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

The first training event of the season was held recently at the Tamar Valley Centre, for the Heralds of Spring project, now entering its third season of recording and celebrating historic daffodil varieties in the Tamar Valley landscape. Twelve people … 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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Making Every Contact Count – supporting others to make healthier lifestyle choices

The Tamar Valley Centre, just 5 minutes walk from Gunnislake Train Station, will be hosting a one-day training event next month, delivered by Healthy Cornwall.   Making Every Contact Count is a technique that anyone can use to support and encourage … Continue reading

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Discovering Daffodils – new walks & art exhibition in the Tamar Valley

  A series of three daffodil walks, specially designed to showcase the great variety of historic daffodils in the Tamar Valley, has been produced and the leaflets are now ready to download at www.tamarvalley.org.uk. They will soon be available to … Continue reading

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Orchard Planting Day & Landowner Advice session to help Devon’s Bats

A Devon-based project dedicated to conserving one of the county’s most endangered animals is running a practical volunteer task day later this month, to plant apple trees back into a traditional orchard. A Landowner Advice day has also been planned … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted to record Tamar Valley’s historic daffodils

Following the great success of the Heralds of Spring daffodil survey earlier this year, organisers are seeking volunteers to help record the early varieties of Tamar Valley daffodil. Training events for the National Lottery funded project, to record and raise … Continue reading

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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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