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  • Successful Community Rail Partnership trip to Wrabness

    As part of the Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s efforts to improve access to the natural environment, a number of initiatives are planned to ensure the landscape is for everyone. This week, another successful day out to Wrabness was had in conjunction with the Essex and South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership and […]

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  • Swift boxes installed in historic Woodbridge location

    After two years of planning and preparation, Woodbridge Swifts has installed a row of 15 well concealed nest boxes under the eaves of St Mary’s House in the Market Square. The aim of the project has been to return nesting swifts (a red listed species) to the Market Square after an absence of many years. […]

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  • 10 years of supporting community projects in Suffolk

    An annual grants scheme set up when construction of a Dry Fuel Store at Sizewell B power station began has marked 10 years of funding community projects with almost £300,000 awarded in grants over the past decade. The Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Amenity & Accessibility Fund aims to improve the environment […]

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  • Free opportunities for young people to get involved with nature

    Young people in Suffolk and Essex aged between 13-18 are encouraged to take part in hands-on conservation work as part of a popular volunteering scheme. The Coast & Vale Youth Rangers is a free volunteer group for young people aged 13-18 who are interested in gaining hands-on skills and experience in conservation and environmental work. […]

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  • Community Rail Partnership joint trip to Wrabness

    The Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Landscapes for All Officer, in conjunction with  Essex Community Rail Partnership and Refugee, Asylum seeker & Migrant Action (RAMA) organised an engagement day out for Ukrainian families with their children during the half term week.  The group were guided from Colchester on the train through to […]

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