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A New Warden at Shallowford

A New Warden at Shallowford

I’m sitting at my desk fully intending to write an amusing and informative article –  but it’s far too easy to ‘lift my eyes to the quiet hills’ and watch the clouds scudding through a blue sky. The birds are …

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Will goes up before the Judge

Will goes up before the Judge

  Dear all, We finally got Will up before the judge! Well done to Johnny for setting in up, and who knows where it may lead. Useful too to see how relatively straightforward such an outreach exercise is. For the …

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Changes at Shallowford

Changes at Shallowford

  Having worked at Shallowford for many years now I have seen several changes but all for the good. Shallowford has always been, and still is, a place where you can find God in the centre of all things, a …

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City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

It’s going to be a tough ride. Between 25-29 August 2019, up to 12 friends and supporters of the Shallowford Trust and Providence House Youth Club will cycle the 250 miles from Battersea to Dartmoor. We’re not asking you to …

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Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

It is going to be a very busy year for the team with many more groups coming to enjoy the farm, learn from the animals and immerse themselves in the wild spaces around us. Please do keep an eye on …

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News Archive

The Shepherds from Providence House

The lambing season began just in time for the junior group to enjoy looking after them. They regularly checked the sheep in the lambing shed and then with Will’s tuition tended to the newborns and their mums. They helped out …


Out of the Old and Worn, Something of Great Beauty and Value

Recently we sent an old worn piece of Elizabeth’s furniture to Gilboys in Staverton to get an estimate for restoring it. We had been storing it in “the old caravan” so imagine what a surprise they had when they found …


Plans Ahead

The trustees and staff team have spent considerable time reflecting on planning refusal received in March. We have also been in close consultation with the planners and feel confident that together we can develop an exciting future for the work …


DNP Rangers and Educators Day

We were delighted to host a day for the DNP Rangers and the Education team. They spent a productive day sharing ideas and skills with each other. We can be so focused on the world in which we work that …


April Work Party

We never cease to be amazed at the amount of work that the team gets through whilst they are here! In 48 hours the 6 men built us three huge raised beds, filled them with manure, built a new concrete …


The London Marathon? She Made it!

What a star she is. Her knees gave up at 11 miles and so she powerwalked the rest! We are very grateful to her as she has raised £550 in support of the visits to the farm this year. God …


Changes to Events planned for 2016

This year’s big event will be the 40th anniversary of youth work at Shallowford Farm. To mark the occasion the Saturday 24th September has been set aside. The form that this day will take has not yet been resolved suffice …


Volunteers – Shallowford Will Need Your Help

From the article above you will see that we need to call on many skills and many people for the different events. Should you be able to help out with publicity, baking, practical moving and shifting, crafts, running a tombola …


Forest School

We are thrilled that Widecombe in the Moor primary school have asked us to lead their Forest School experience for the Reception/Year 1 class this summer term. We have spent 2 weeks at school getting to know the children, setting …


By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established;

Prov 24 v.3

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