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The Results Are In! – City to Farm

As you all know, A group of up to 10 adventurous cyclists took on the 250 mile challenge from Battersea in London to Widecombe on the Moor (Dartmoor) between 25-29 August 2019. The aim was to raise £20,000 for two …

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Journey Log – City to Farm 2019

Journey Log – City to Farm 2019

A group of up to 10 adventurous cyclists took on the 250 mile challenge from Battersea in London to Widecombe on the Moor (Dartmoor) between 25-29 August 2019. The aim was to raise £20,000 for two related charities: East Shallowford …

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East Shallowford Farm – Open Day!

East Shallowford Farm – Open Day!

Feel welcome to join us on Saturday 14th September 2019 from 10.00am  – 6.00pm and learn more about the opportunities we can provide. Shallowford is a place of learning and building experiences that opens doors to many who have no …

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City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

10 riders will be cycling from Providence House to East Shallowford Farm between 25-29th August 2019. We are raising funds to help continue the vital work of these 2 amazing charities. Please give generously by clicking here. Or by clicking the …

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Wonderful Summer

Wonderful Summer

As the schools planned for their end of year activities, Shallowford provided the magic that would carry them through the summer and beyond. To different age groups, Shallowford provides different things. However, the magic tends to fall into one of …

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Christmas challenge, choice and change

Group from Providence house standing behind thier "Jamaican" Christmas TreeA group of 8 Londoners, bearing gifts, followed the A303 to Dartmoor and found – a stable – but the pigs had not yet farrowed!!! They stopped at the Widecombe church to decorate a tree for the Christmas Tree Festival – theirs was the Jamaican Tree. It didn’t win but the huge sun and sunglasses made everyone smile!

Some of the older members of the community having Christmas lunch at the farmThey decorated the farm house, prepared food and welcomed a group of older members of the community to a full Christmas lunch. Young and old alike feasted together, shared stories and seasonal fellowship.

There was time for a few excursions onto the moor. An amazing night walk revealed to us the beams of light from the Start Point lighthouse, about 30 miles away, reflected on the low cloud and during the day we soaked up the sunny weather on Corndon Tor, such beauty.

The carol service at Dunstone Chapel was very special. The group decorated the space before hand, read the lessons, sang a carol and served the teas. Using the characters of Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds and Wise men, Rev. Catherine Wagstaff spoke about the challenges they faced, the choices they had to make and changes that happened in their lives as a result. We too are challenged by the gospel, have a choice to make and could be changed forever.

May God bless you all in 2015

 

 

 

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And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

Gen 1:24

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The Shallowford Trust – A charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales
Registered office: East Shallowford Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7PW
Charity number: 1105186 Company no: 4430825