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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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Please send a “Letter of Support for Shallowford Farm”

The plans are now in the hands of the Dartmoor National Park! We have submitted carefully considered, sensitive and meticulously thought out plans to develop the old buildings to provide accommodation and an education facility, along with new farm buildings for housing, caring for and learning about the animals.
For our application to be successful we would REALLY appreciate it if you would send a letter of support (or email) to The Planning Dept, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Parke, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9JQ or planning@dartmoor.gov.uk

Please could you consider mentioning some (or all) of the following outcomes of a
successful application:
• The visual enhancement of the landscape (removing unsightly old farm buildings)
• Better compliance, H&S and accommodation both for visitors and animals
• Continuation, viability and sustainability of the work of the Trust that has been going on for 40 years, involving 3 generations who still visit the farm regularly.
• Consolidation of the ethos of the farms “hearth” principle which cannot happen if they stay at Bellever Youth Hostel
• Building on the investment in the farmhouse made in 2010
• Building on the development of Elizabeth Braund’s work
• The proposed development is sympathetic and commensurate to the landscape in
which it is set
• The whole development and work of the Trust is woven into the land in which it is set.
• It is a natural evolution of the farm
• Behind the whole development is the desire to maintain a traditional working farm, whilst maximizing the benefit it brings to others

Please pray for these plans, the wisdom of the planners and God’s future for the farm.
Thank you.

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God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.

Gen 1:25

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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