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  1. SDF funded SEEN competition launched in primary schools!

    By Helen Taylor on September 13th, 2013

    Be SEEN getting closer to nature - ‘My Perfect Day Exploring Outdoors’ competition Do you know or work with children who love being outdoors?  With the autumn half term holidays upon us, why not encourage them to get outside to explore nature …

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  2. AONBs reaffirmed as Cat V Status

    By Helen Taylor on July 5th, 2013

          IUCN UK reaffirms the value of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB) today received reconfirmation from the IUCN UK Committee (International Union for Conservation of …

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  3. Suffolk Beachwatch 2012 report

    By Helen Taylor on May 15th, 2013

    We have released the results of the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Beachwatch surveys carried out in 2012 by volunteers in Suffolk. This report, released alongside the MCS Beachwatch Big Weekend 2012 results, illustrates the amount of rubbish …

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  4. Green fingered villagers

    By Helen Taylor on April 25th, 2013

    Our Community and Conservation Fund, along with funding from Suffolk County Council Locality Budget, WH Greenfield Farms, Blaxhall Environment Group, and donations from private individuals has helped a hedge planting project in Blaxhall. Hedging …

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  5. Suffolk Walking Festival

    By Helen Taylor on March 14th, 2013

      Discover Suffolk In 52 Ways Over 23 Days – The Suffolk Walking Festival The 2013 Suffolk Walking Festival was launched at Ickworth House in Bury St Edmunds on 11/05/13. Now in its sixth year, the festival will offer over 50 guided walks covering …

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  6. 1953 Flood exhibitions

    By Helen Taylor on March 1st, 2013

    There was an overwhelming response to the ’53 Flood Exhibition sponsored by the Alde and Ore Association. The event marked the 60th anniversary of the day that the local community woke up to find the river walls had breached and they were under …

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  7. Food & Drink Awards Winner Announced!

    By Helen Taylor on November 23rd, 2012

    We are proud to announce Cafe 1885 at Snape Maltings as the winner of the AONB 'Eat the View' category at the 2012 EADT Food and Drink Awards (FADA). The award was to recognise a business dealing in the growing, production or retail of food within …

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  8. Free energy advice service for Suffolk Coastal SME's

    By Jemima Thompson on August 1st, 2012

    Free energy advice service for Suffolk Coastal SME's

    Small and medium sized business in the Suffolk Coastal District have access to a free specialist energy advice service to help them reduce their carbon footprint, cut running costs and enhance reputation. To date, the project has identified potential …

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  9. Bawdsey ferry operational again after AONB funding lifeline

    By Jemima Thompson on August 1st, 2012

    Bawdsey foot ferry was back in operation from 7th July following a significant refurbishment project funded by the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).  The future of the ancient …

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  10. Work set to begin on barriers to protect special site

    By Jemima Thompson on June 27th, 2012

    Work is to be carried out by the end of the month to install new barriers to prevent further damage to a specially protected site on the banks of the River Stour. The project at the end of Shore Lane, Bradfield, was originally unveiled earlier this …

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