1. Environment Landscape and Archaeological Committee Report launched

    By Helen Taylor on February 26th, 2014

    Environment Landscape and Archaeological Committee of the Deben Estuary Partnership Launch their report to inform the Estuary Plan! This short but interesting report seeks to reflect the points raised in recent consultation with groups and …

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  2. Deben Bird Report

    By Helen Taylor on February 21st, 2014

    The Deben Estuary Partnership is proud to announce the publication of its Deben Bird Report.  Funded by the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Sustainable Development Fund, the report is an evaluation of key areas for birds, recreational disturbance …

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  3. Success for Deben saltmarsh restoration

    By Helen Taylor on January 10th, 2014

    The Deben Estuary Partnership (DEP) is pleased to announce the completion of an innovative and creative saltmarsh restoration project of 25 hectares at Falkenham marshes, just north of Felixstowe Ferry on the Deben estuary.  Saltmarsh is under …

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  4. Touching the Tide launches writing competition

    By Helen Taylor on January 10th, 2014

    Help us celebrate Orfordness Lighthouse The Orfordness Lighthouse was switched off in June 2013, and this iconic building is now threatened by erosion. To celebrate our lighthouse, a unique writing competition for fiction and non-fiction has been …

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  5. AONB boundary extension considered.

    By Helen Taylor on December 18th, 2013

    For many years there has been a desire amongst a partnership of organisations to extend the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB boundary to include the southern shore of the Stour Estuary.  On 4th December 2013 Natural England’s Board agreed to start …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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