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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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Mums and Daughters enjoy the farm

Ten of them came and spent a wonderful few days of quality time with each other. As well as working with the animals and walking on the moors, there were many deep discussions around relationships and the meaning of True …

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Wonderful Work Party

A select few came once again and blessed us all here at the farm with energy, enthusiasm and muscle power! As always the list of tasks was long but they stuck at it and produced plenty of fire wood stacked …

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Let it Snow, let it snow

For 5 days at the end of January we hunkered down and enjoyed that wonderful silence that comes with the snow. It was so beautiful, so quiet and so annoying!!! It must be my age – love it for a …

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Praise the Lord for New Beginnings

It is difficult to believe that the decision shared with the Trustees last September is about to be fulfilled.It is all very surreal, with only a few weeks left here at Shallowford after 5 exciting years. It is a decision …

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The Shallowford Trust

As the work of Elizabeth and Rosemary developed at East Shallowford they realised that for the work to continue a formal Trust needed to be formed. Trustees were appointed to the Shallowford Trust and the first Trust meeting was held in June 2002. In 2009 H.R.H. Prince Charles wrote to Elizabeth Braund saying that he ‘had recently learnt of the wonderful work that she and Rosemary Bird had been engaged with at East Shallowford Farm since 1976’. He recognised ‘the generous work that they had both been involved with, making a difference to the lives of young people, letting people from deprived city areas rediscover their relationship with Nature and live together in greater Child enjoying a new experience provided by the Shallowford Trustmutual understanding and harmony.’

Both Rosemary and Elizabeth are no longer with us but the work of the Shallowford Trust continues, with Debbie Sandels as Trust manager supported by the Trustees. The sign outside the original Providence Chapel read ‘All Welcome’ and that is still the case at East Shallowford Farm today.

There are new challenges for the Shallowford Trust. We would love your support in going forward with this work, meeting the needs of many different people from a wide range of backgrounds to give them a new vision for the future. In the words of the founder, Elizabeth Braund, ‘This is about a whole approach, God in every part of His world, nothing is untouched by His reach or concern, and in Him we find the answer to the age old Question “Who am I?”’

Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God’s wonders

Job 34:14

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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