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  1. Defra Review of Designated Landscapes 2018-19

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, announced the start of a Designated Landscape Review on Sunday 27 May 2018. This Designated Landscape Review was included in Defra's 25 Year Environment Plan, and will review …

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  2. Volunteering Diary by Will Eden

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    Read Will's student placement weekly diary, and learn what he has been doing while gaining work experience with the two AONBs. Volunteer Diary - Will Eden 2018.  

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  3. Simon's Blog - Wonderful Wildlife

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    I do a little bit of volunteering in an orchard near where I live. We recently went to meet some folk who were advising us on helping stag beetles in ‘our’ orchard. It was a fascinating insight into the life cycle of this glorious creature. While …

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  4. Cathy's Blog - Food and Governance!

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    It’s the Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival this weekend, and more importantly it is the Fringe Festival for the next two weeks. The Fringe Festival is a marvellous opportunity to experience foody activities throughout east Suffolk, from the very …

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  5. Simon's Blog - Nearly 50 Not Out

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    The staff team at the Suffolk Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) met last week to start planning celebrations for the fiftieth anniversary of the designation that will occur in 2020. It was a moment to …

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  6. Cathy's Blog - Great News!

    By Cathy Smith on October 23rd, 2018

    I’ve started work on the autumn/winter editions of the two AONB newspapers. It is something I look forward to because I get to hear about all sorts of interesting things happening across the two AONBs. Stories are invited from all the local …

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