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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

  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

  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

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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Looking backward, moving forward

Well, Happy New Year to everyone.

A time to reflect on the past year – highs and lows – to thank God for them all, to learn from them and move on.


Boys gathered around a smokey campfire toasting marshmallows in the darkso many highs, most of them resulting from the wonderful visitors with whom we have been so fortunate to share Shallowford. Thank you to them all for coming to share with us.

one or two lows as people who have contributed and loved Shallowford have died. Yet we can but celebrate as they are now praising in Heaven. Thank you for all they shared.

Mother and son pourong over a stream sampling traywe have learnt so much, to appreciate the beauty that surrounds us, to recognize the hidden gifts in those who think they have none, to love every sort of person, to listen and to adapt. Thanks you for teaching us.

Young peolpe climbing the sprawling willow in the wet woodlandwhat does the year hold? Only He knows but it is looking exciting with all the groups planned into the calendar and the architects busy. We can only hold His hand and walk forward knowing that He is in charge.  Thank you.

(Thank you Robert for the title!)

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Job 34:14

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