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SOUTH HAMS SOCIETY – BEACH CLEAN DIARY
Saturday, 15th June – Yarmer and Leas Foot. Meet up in the Thurlestone Golf Club car park at 11.00 hrs.
Saturday, 13th July – Soar Mill Cove
Meet in the car park behind the hotel at 10.00 hrs. This time coincides with low-water which will allow us to make a “clean sweep”.
Saturday, 17th August – Gara Beach
Please meet outside the café at 14.00 hrs. before going down to the beach, which can be rather difficult for those ess agile. It is well worth the effort and is a beach especially enjoyed by children and dogs.
Saturday, 14th September – Soar Mill Cove
Volunteers should meet in the car park behind the hotel at 14.00 hrs. It is nearly a quarter of a mile walk down to the beach but is well worth it.
Saturday, 12th October – Great Mattiscombe Sands
Meet up in the Start Point car park at 12 noon before going down to this exceptionally pretty beach which is privately owned. Any volunteer should be allowed to park free of charge once they have made themselves known to the parking attendant.
Saturday, 9th November – Soar Mill Cove
Please meet in the car park behind the hotel at 10.00 hrs.
Saturday, 14th December – South Milton Beach (Thurlestone Sands)
Meet up outside the Beach Hut at 14.00 hrs. When the Hut is not too busy they are happy to give us a hot drink free of charge.
For more information contact Penny Fenton t: 01548 561539 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NATURAL DEVON – DEVON LOCAL NATURE PARTNERSHIP
2019 is the UK’s Year of Green Action and is all about connecting people with nature and us all taking much needed positive action for our environment. To help inspire and enthuse action our conference this year is focusing on how community groups can help with nature’s recovery across Devon.
2019 Conference – Community Action for Wildlife. Come along and find out more about how we can all help with Nature’s Recovery.
Saturday 6th July – Chagford – all day event
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Kingsbridge Show is celebrating it's 138th year, 64 of which have been at Borough Farm, just outside of Kingsbridge and hopes to be bigger and better than 2018’s show which saw many visitors and a fantastic family day out, offering classes in Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Homecraft, Young Farmers, Horticulture, Floral Art and Domestic pets. In addition to this there are over hundreds of Trade Stands, Craft stands, local food and drinks stands, Children’s Pets Corner, Donkey rides, Vintage and Modern Tractors, Live Music, a licensed bar and a wide range of main ring attractions.
There is plenty of free parking but for those of you wishing to be eco friendly or make use of the bar and locally produced goodies there will be a FREE tally ho shuttle bus running from Kingsbridge Quay.
SOUTH DEVON AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY – SHORT WALKS
The South Devon AONB Unit is organising a special series of short walks in Kingsbridge as part of Connecting Actively with Nature a Devon wide project which has secured funding through the National Lottery, from Sport England
Starting on 4th June the short walks will help participants to discover the wildlife on the Kingsbridge estuary in a series of 10 minute easy strolls to take in the view and study the wildlife, followed by a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. The walks which will take place every Wednesday during June and July, will be led by Project Officer Adam who is a keen birder and knowledgeable about all sorts of animals, and plants that might be spotted during the stroll.