1. Christmas Lunch 2020 cancelled

      We are very sorry to announce that we have decided it will not be possible to hold our annual Christmas Lunch, planned for Saturday 12th December at the Ilsington Country House Hotel, this year. The latest government regulations and the worsening situation with the virus have led us to the conclusion that we cannot continue…

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    2. AGM 2020 voting results

      For full details of our AGM 2020 voting results please click here.

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    3. Telecommunications mast consultation

      The Government has now published its response to last autumn’s consultation on proposed changes to permitted development rights to support 5G coverage. We objected to the proposals to extend permitted rights and remove the need for prior approval for larger masts in National Parks and other designated landscapes. The summary of consultation responses shows that…

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    4. Dartmoor Matters Issue 202 – Spring 2020

      The Spring 2020 issue of Dartmoor Matters is now available to read online.

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    5. Job vacancy – self-employed ecologist/land manager

      The ecologist/land manager who helps the DPA look after the four varied pieces of land we own on Dartmoor is retiring so we are recruiting a replacement.

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    6. Letter to members re: our AGM 2020

      A letter has gone out to members this week with the latest copy of Dartmoor Matters magazine.

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    7. AGM Cancelled

      You will not be surprised to learn that the trustees have decided to cancel the AGM in May and instead to carry out the essential business remotely.  Details of how this will be done will be posted on our website and sent to members in early June. Please get in touch if you have any…

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    8. We’ll be back….

      As we’re sure you will understand, given the government’s advice to stay at home, our office is closed until further notice.  Our staff are working remotely and therefore it’s no longer possible to reach us by telephone at the office. However, please don’t think that we’ve gone away!

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    9. Possible graffiti on DPA land

      Devon Live, an online news site, has reported an act of vandalism,after graffiti was sprayed on a rock at Sharpitor. We believe that it occurred on land owned by the DPA, although owing to the current travelrestrictions, we have not yet been able to verify this.

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    10. COVID-19 and volunteering days

      In light of the government recommendations to stay at home we have, with sadness, decided to cancel all scheduled volunteering days for the forseeable future. We will review this at the beginning of June. In the meantime we wish all our members, volunteers and those who love Dartmoor as we do all the best in…

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