War and Peat is a fascinating compilation of recent research on the military and ecological heritage of moors, heaths, bogs and fens. Wars, political and economic unrest and extreme weather have all affected peat landscapes. Harvesting resources like peat and moss have also had an...

Subscription Library member Dr Ann Pulsford gave a talk at the Wharf on Monday 13 January as part of the Teatime Talks series on the ‘Tamar Salmon Fishery’. The talk summarised the life cycle of the Atlantic salmon Salmo salar, which feeds in the plankton rich...

John Davies the Chairman of the Tavistock Subscription Library presents the Writer’s Prize to Matt Boyle of Tavistock College 6th form His work “The River Tavy, Source to Sea” won the first prize in the newly introduced annual writer’s prize for school pupils in the...