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  1. Private View for Tourism Businesses

    By Cathy Smith on February 10th, 2015

    Outstanding Landscapes and Our Visitors - Private View 2 March What do visitors look for when visiting an outstanding natural area? Come and contribute to a discussion and help shape a training programme being developed to encourage visitor …

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  2. AONB Grants now available!

    By Cathy Smith on January 13th, 2015

    Grants available from Dedham Vale AONB and Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB for 2015-16. Applications invited from communities, organisations, and conservation group for projects that benefit the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Deadline for …

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  3. Greenest County Awards 2015

    By Cathy Smith on December 3rd, 2014

    There are 13 categories now open for entry! Now in their eighth year, the Greenest County Awards 2015 were launched last week at Suffolk One, with the announcement that TV presenter, naturalist and all round green hero, Chris Packham, is to be the …

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  4. Deben Estuary Plan public consultation

    By Haidee Stephens on November 19th, 2014

    Care about the Deben Estuary?  The Deben Estuary Partnership has produced a new type of estuary plan, supported by Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB and the Environment Agency.  It's out for public consultation now until 5 Jan 2015.  Visit …

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  5. Explore with our Explorers!!

    By Cathy Smith on November 4th, 2014

    Fourteen Explorers are now available to encourage you to get out and about around the AONB to explore the wildlife and landscape.  See our publications page for the full list, stretching from the top to the bottom of the AONB.  With thanks to the …

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  6. Stranded animals along our coast

    By Cathy Smith on October 1st, 2014

    Support the national campaign - read more here

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  7. Beachwatch Big Weekend September 20th-21st plus 2013 results now in!

    By Cathy Smith on August 22nd, 2014

    Beachwatch 2013 results are in and there are huge increases in what it has achieved! Find our about how to get involved in Beachwatch Big Weekend 20-21 September 2014. contact us.  

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  8. Environment Agency works begin at Felixstowe Ferry and Martlesham

    By Cathy Smith on July 16th, 2014

    Environment Agency notifications of recent works (July 2014). Work is being carried out on the River Deban to repair flood defences - see full details below: Felixstowe Ferry - end of July for two weeksMartlesham Sluice - end of July for five weeks

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  9. Stour & Orwell Forum

    By Cathy Smith on July 4th, 2014

    Stour & Orwell Forum - Thursday 17th July from 9.30 am – 1.30 pm - Suffolk Food Hall Register by sending an email to or phone 01394 384948 The forum promises to be an informative and engaging event for all those with an …

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  10. Get on your bike for the Cycle Suffolk Challenge!

    By Cathy Smith on June 11th, 2014

    Cycle and win with the Cycle Suffolk Challenge Get involved and sign up for the challenge by visiting Download the Poster and the invitation.

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