Monthly Archives: August 2011

The diversity of Dartmoor – welcoming visitors from around the world! The next installment


  Hello,  my name is Chaz Singh and as well as working for Fata He in Plymouth I am also the first Sikh councillor in Plymouth having being elected to represent Drake Ward in May 2011.  It all started as a … Continue reading

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Dartmoor Deptford Pinks!


Dartmoor is a special place for many reasons, one of which is that it hosts an exquisite, vulnerable flower known as the Deptford Pink, Dianthus armeria.  Being the new local Ranger for Buckfastleigh has meant that I was able to … Continue reading

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A quest for the future of Dartmoor!


Not quite the knights in shining armour of the stories of old, but a modern quest for budding writers to help shape the future of Dartmoor.   Wordquest Devon, in partnership with Dartmoor National Park Authority, is offering a challenge to … Continue reading

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Volunteers – pond dippers and diggers – the next installment


 Phase 2 of Pond Restoration Project Completed Following a very successful Community project day held in July (to help celebrate Dartmoor NP’s 60th Anniversary and reported on here), which cleared the old pond in Skaigh Woods betwixt Belstone and Sticklepath, the … Continue reading

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A Double Dartmoor Dam!!


Shilley Pool is a favourite spot on Blackaton Brook for many a sunworshiper and for those wanting a dip in the cool and refreshing Dartmoor water. Recently however, someone (probably a group) has decided that the man made dam, which … Continue reading

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An Evening Excursion to Dartmoor!


Four evening excursions have been organised to enable people to visit Dartmoor in the early evening and take advantage of a Guided Walk or maybe having a bite to eat or drink at a local pub. The first excursion starts … Continue reading

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