News

  1. 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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  2. 2015 Stour & Orwell Forum

    By Helen Taylor on June 4th, 2015

    The annual Stour & Orwell Forum will be held at Suffolk Food Hall on 14 July 2015. Speakers this year will include all three of our local port authorities presenting a triple-update, a photographic tour of the underwater world off Wrabness, the …

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Natural England update on process of boundary review

    By Cathy Smith on February 19th, 2015

    Natural England have updated the AONB on the process of boundary review. David Vose of Natural England gave a presentation (see it here) to the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Partnership on 24 September 2014. This is an update on a previous news …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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