News & Blogs

  1. Become a Suffolk Coast Greeter

    By Cathy Smith on September 30th, 2016

    Are you passionate about your local area? Perhaps you enjoy walking along the many beaches and bridleways on The Suffolk Coast? Do you have an interest in the architecture and history of your town? Or maybe you know the best family-friendly days out …

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  2. Wild Days Conservation – Bringing a unique holiday experience to The Suffolk Coast!

    By Cathy Smith on September 24th, 2016

    This autumn, experience a holiday like no other with a conservation holiday on The Suffolk Coast! Experiencing and playing a part in the important research and conservation work that’s being done, the holidays on offer are run by Wild Days …

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  3. Changing of the seasons across the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

    By Cathy Smith on September 24th, 2016

    Though we’re always sad to say goodbye to the summer sun, the autumn brings its own unique brand of beauty to the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB. Red, yellow and gold leaves transform the woodlands, the hedgerows are packed full of edible treats …

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  4. Outstanding Views - Simon's Blog

    By Cathy Smith on September 24th, 2016

    Simon's Blog, written 17-9-16 What does an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) actually mean? It is a question that is often asked of me. I suspect most people understand the individual words but like so many things when you put those words …

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  5. River Stour Mussel Fishery Order 2016 – second public consultation

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    River Stour Mussel Fishery Order 2016 – second public consultation A proposal for a trial mussel fishery in the River Stour (Suffolk/Essex border) is currently being considered in a second public consultation. Defra, the consenting authority for …

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  6. Suffolk Coast & Heaths Top 5 Summer Spots

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    Suffolk is blessed with no-end of breathtaking coastline, countryside, forests, towns and rivers. To help you decide which locations within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB (areas of outstanding natural beauty) to visit this summer, we’ve put …

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  7. Walking in the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    Outstanding landscapes can be found flourishing at every turn along the Suffolk coastline and across its heaths. With so much breathtaking nature to explore, the right walking route can ensure that you make the most out of your time in this stunning …

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  8. Summer is a busy time for the team! Cathy's blog

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    As we begin September we seem to think Summer is officially over – schools go back, the Bank Holiday is over and people seem to gear up for the Autumn ahead. In fact, August is busy for the AONB team, with both AONBs’ valued volunteers going out …

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  9. What does the AONB do for me? - Simon's blog

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    I was recently asked: ‘What does the AONB do for me?’ I gave an answer to a rather sceptical landowner but as I was travelling home the question rather troubled me and I began to re-run the question and what I might have said in response. The …

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  10. Summer in our Outstanding Landscape - Cathy's blog

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2016

    Summer is an ‘outstanding’ time to appreciate our Outstanding Landscapes! I’ll no doubt say that all the other seasons are also outstanding… so let’s enjoy this one for now! I welcome the abundance of our surroundings – lots of rain and …

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