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Thank you to former Committee members

Thank you to retiring Committee member Wilf Hodges, and to Liz Miall and Chris Chapman who, whilst no longer on the Committee, continue to advise and …

The 2021 and 2022 Dartmoor Society awards are presented in person at last!

  Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Mike Rego Photo: Bill Murray The 2021 and 2022 Dartmoor Society awards are presented in per…
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Alan Endacott steps down as Vice Chair of the Dartmoor Society

Photo: Mike Rego Members gathered at South Brent Village Hall on Saturday 7 May as Alan Endacott gave his final address as Vice Chair. Society Preside…

The Dartmoor Society welcomes Bill Murray as its new Chair and Nick Fennemore as Vice Chair

Photo: Mike Rego We are delighted to announce Bill Murray as our new Chair of Trustees. Bill is a leading figure in the Dartmoor music scene and was t…

Dartmoor Society Statement on Climate Change

Photo: Mike Rego We have commented on a number of plans and policies over recent years, with specific regard to local issues thrown up by climate cha…

Response to the Dartmoor National Park Authority Dartmoor Byelaw Review

You can see the side by side comparison of proposed and existing byelaws and other reference material on the DNPA website. The wording of the Dartmoor…

Thanks to Barrie Quilliam for long-standing service on the Dartmoor Society committee

The AGM provided an opportunity to present former committee member Barrie Quilliam with a framed photograph of Week Down Cross by Chris Chapman. It w…

Presentation of the Dartmoor Society Award 2020 to our former chairman, Dr Tom Greeves

The Jubilee Hall, Chagford was the venue for our AGM on 14th August and our special guests were Tom and Lis Greeves. Tom was the recipient of last ye…

Dartmoor Society Statement on Peatland Conservation and Restoration

Dartmoor is recognised as one of the foremost cultural landscapes in the UK and the Dartmoor Society places equal value on the cultural and the natura…

Letter to BBC Points of View

22nd February 2021 Dear BBC, The past twelve months have seen unprecedented numbers of people visiting our wonderful National Parks but this, in turn,…

An Open Letter to the Peatland Partnership

18th February, 2021 Dear Colleagues, Recent events on Whitehorse Hill, Dartmoor, including the damming of the Higher Phillpotts Peat Pass, have raised…

Dartmoor: A Fair Deal for the Hills – a film by Chris Chapman and Kate King

In recognition of the efforts of many people to maintain a healthy balance of habitats and farming interests on the Dartmoor Commons, it seems a good …