News & Blogs

  1. Areas of Outstanding Natural Benefit!

    By Cathy Smith on September 28th, 2015

    Report by John Grant of the East Anglian Daily Times on 26 September 2015 reveals how tourism and the local economy reap rewards from the Suffolk/Essex AONBs. EADT main paper - p1EADT main paper - p2 EADT Environment Supplement: Environment p1 …

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  2. How OUTSTANDING is your tourism business?

    By Helen Taylor on September 21st, 2015

    Are you a tourism business? How good is your knowledge of our Area of Outstanding Beauty? Take our quiz and see how outstanding you are. It's all part of our Proximity project, helping to support tourism businesses to market local distinctiveness …

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  3. An Outstanding Week in September!

    By Cathy Smith on September 10th, 2015

    A 10 day programme of events to help people enjoy and be inspired by the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are some of the most beautiful and cherished landscapes in the UK. They are vibrant …

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  4. Join a Suffolk Coast Beach Clean in September!

    By Cathy Smith on September 3rd, 2015

    Cleaning up our Coastline 18-21 September: Volunteers to take to Suffolk’s shores for Great British Beach Clean. If you have ever visited Suffolk’s beaches and despaired at the litter laying around, then you are not alone, and you can do …

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  5. First Saltmarsh Conference held on the Suffolk Coast!

    By Cathy Smith on August 4th, 2015

    A unique conference in an outstanding landscape. FULLY BOOKED! This event is now fully booked Join us on Thursday 8 October 2015 for the first Suffolk Coast Saltmarsh Conference! For details of the programme and how to book onto the waiting list …

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  6. 2015 Stour & Orwell Forum

    By Helen Taylor on July 15th, 2015

    Each year the Stour & Orwell Estuaries Management Group (EMG) holds a public Forum for the local communities and a wide range of organisations. This year, the Forum was held at Suffolk Food Hall on 14 July 2015. Speakers included all three of our …

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  7. So much more than the view

    By Helen Taylor on June 24th, 2015

    Covering a quarter of England, AONBs are our finest landscapes, with iconic archaeological, geological and historical sites and valuable wildlife habitats. They are visited by millions of people every year and are home to thriving communities who …

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  8. New Footpath Surfaces - Tell Us Your Views!

    By Cathy Smith on May 8th, 2015

    At Martlesham Creek some different footpath surfaces are being trialled from Spring 2015.  Take a walk out on the river wall and let us know what you think of them. For more details and the link to the survey, please click here.

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  9. Suffolk Beachwatch Report now out!

    By Cathy Smith on March 19th, 2015

    The results summary document is now out for the 2014 season of Beachwatch in Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB. See the results here Highlights include: 565 volunteers collected more than 438kg of litter from Suffolk beaches A total of 83 litter …

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  10. Natural England update on process of boundary review

    By Cathy Smith on February 19th, 2015

    Natural England have updated the AONB on the process of boundary review. David Vose of Natural England gave a presentation (see it here) to the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Partnership on 24 September 2014. This is an update on a previous news …

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