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  1. Simon's Blog - The Importance of AONBs

    By Cathy Smith on January 22nd, 2019

    I was fortunate to get out into the nationally designated Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONBs over the holidays. It is a pleasure to enjoy these fantastic landscapes, spot some wildlife, see what the farmers are doing and enjoying some …

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  2. Cathy's Blog - AONBs have an important role

    By Cathy Smith on January 22nd, 2019

    If you’ve been following the news lately (including in these pages) you’ll have heard multiple references to Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). AONBs have an important role in our daily lives due to their natural beauty and special …

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  3. Outstanding Landscapes in the Future - Survey

    By Cathy Smith on January 3rd, 2019

    We are proud of our two nationally designated and important landscapes and would like to invite you to share your knowledge of them to future decision making regarding the conservation and enhancement of Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths …

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  4. Simon's Blog - Do something now…

    By Cathy Smith on January 3rd, 2019

    As manager of the staff team at the nationally designated Dedham Vale and Suffolk Coast & Heaths Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) I had the opportunity to run a workshop at the excellent East Suffolk Partnership conference recently. My …

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  5. Cathy's Blog - Reviewing Our Outstanding Landscapes

    By Cathy Smith on January 3rd, 2019

    Do you think Defra can improve the way we care for the UK’s outstanding landscapes? Is there a better way to deliver conservation and enhancement in Essex and Suffolk? When Defra wrote their 25 Year Environment Plan (Jan 2018) they included an …

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