News & Blogs

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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