News & Blogs

  1. Our local National Landscapes have a renewed mission

    By Cathy Smith on September 23rd, 2019

    Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) respond positively to the release of the national landscapes review and look forward to putting the proposals of the renewed mission in place. A major independent …

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  2. Suffolk Libraries get ready for the Great British Beach Clean 2019

    By Cathy Smith on September 20th, 2019

    Suffolk Libraries are helping you get ready for the Great British Beach Clean, by teaming up with Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and promoting a selection of our favourite children's books about the beach and …

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  3. AONB Chair doing the 'Challenging' Suffolk Coast Path for Charity

    By Cathy Smith on September 6th, 2019

    Walking My Way to Find a Cure by Councillor David Wood, Tattingstone Chair of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership My wife, Rita, died a year ago of a little know illness called Multiple System Atrophy …

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  4. Outstanding Landscapes, Outstanding Beauty - 2019 Conference

    By Cathy Smith on July 16th, 2019

    Outstanding Landscapes, Outstanding Beauty was the theme of the 2019 Landscapes for Life Conference, co-hosted by Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths with the National Associaiton for AONBs. There was a record number (around 140 people) of …

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  5. CONFERENCE: Outstanding Beauty, Outstanding Opportunity

    By Cathy Smith on May 13th, 2019

    Everyone is invited to the 2019 Landscapes for Life conference: Outstanding Beauty, Outstanding Opportunity 9-11 July 2019The National Association for AONBs CONFERENCE will be hosted by Suffolk Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale AONBs at the …

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  6. Order Notice published by Natural England regarding Boundary Review

    By Cathy Smith on February 14th, 2019

    Natural England is currently considering a variation to the southern boundary of the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB. Natural England, a government agency, has special responsibility for AONBs and National Parks, and for the natural environment, …

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  7. Simon's Blog - The Importance of AONBs

    By Cathy Smith on January 22nd, 2019

    I was fortunate to get out into the nationally designated Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONBs over the holidays. It is a pleasure to enjoy these fantastic landscapes, spot some wildlife, see what the farmers are doing and enjoying some …

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  8. Cathy's Blog - AONBs have an important role

    By Cathy Smith on January 22nd, 2019

    If you’ve been following the news lately (including in these pages) you’ll have heard multiple references to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). AONBs have an important role in our daily lives due to their natural beauty and special …

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  9. Outstanding Landscapes in the Future - Survey

    By Cathy Smith on January 3rd, 2019

    We are proud of our two nationally designated and important landscapes and would like to invite you to share your knowledge of them to future decision making regarding the conservation and enhancement of Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths …

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  10. Simon's Blog - Do something now…

    By Cathy Smith on January 3rd, 2019

    As manager of the staff team at the nationally designated Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) I had the opportunity to run a workshop at the excellent East Suffolk Partnership conference recently. My …

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