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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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Widecombe Fair

September began with the great event of WIDECOMBE FAIR and what a day it was. This was definitely the year of the volunteer. So many people came to help us run the café in the old Church House and archery in the furthest field – with the help of Heatree Activity Centre. Some came for the whole day and others for an hour or so providing opportunity for others to take a valuable break. Everything was so well organised that it seemed as if we were less busy than last year, that there were less people. It was the slick teamwork that made the whole experience a great delight.

I am reluctant to mention any one person… so I won’t but the group of young adults that came from Providence House, Battersea were superb at looking after the guests in the garden. So many complimented their politeness, their caring approach and their positive attitude. A great credit to the young people of today.
Many of the volunteers commented on how much they enjoyed their time with us and how lovely everyone was to work with. So thank you all for your time, your skills, your cakes, your smiles and your hard work. It proved to be a really valuable community time and fundraising event. We raised £3600.
Thank you all so very much

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