News & Blogs

  1. Volunteer Rangers help keep Constable Country Special

    By Cathy Smith on February 29th, 2016

    A new pilot Volunteer Ranger scheme was launched this summer in Constable Country in the heart of the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to ensure the iconic landscape that John Constable painted stays special for visitors, local …

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  2. Planning and Neighbourhood Plans in Outstanding Landscapes

    By Cathy Smith on January 4th, 2016

    Join us on Thur 3 March 2016, from 9.45am. Further details on the Planning & Development section of our website.

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  3. Areas of Outstanding Natural Benefits

    By Cathy Smith on December 20th, 2015

    Report by John Grant of the East Anglian Daily Times on 26 September 2015 reveals how tourism and the local economy reap rewards from the Suffolk/Essex AONBs EADT main paper - p1 EADT main paper - p2 EADT Environment Supplement:Environment p1 …

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  4. Stand out from the competition!

    By Helen Taylor on December 20th, 2015

    Are you a tourism business? How good is your knowledge of our Area of Outstanding Beauty? Take our quiz and see how outstanding you are. It's all part of our Proximity project, helping to support tourism businesses to market local distinctiveness …

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  5. Digging and Delving in the Dedham Vale - foraging and cookery

    By Cathy Smith on October 14th, 2015

    Read the blog of the Gamekeepers Daughter, and learn more about how the Digging & Delving project has been going! Events held at www.apricotcentre.co.uk Blog link here gameskeepers-daughter.co.uk

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  6. So much more than the view!

    By Helen Taylor on September 28th, 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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  7. An Outstanding Week in September!

    By Cathy Smith on September 10th, 2015

    A 10 day programme of events to help people enjoy and be inspired by the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are some of the most beautiful and cherished landscapes in the UK. They are vibrant …

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  8. The River Stour Biosecurity and Invasive Non-Native Species Control Action Plan is NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

    By Cathy Smith on June 12th, 2015

    The final River Stour Biosecurity and Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) Control Action Plan (2015 - 2019) is now available on our website. Further details and a download of the plan can be found here. 

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  9. JOIN US! Be a Constable Country Volunteer Ranger

    By Cathy Smith on April 29th, 2015

    Help us ensure visitors to Constable Country have a good visitor experience and the landscape of the Dedham Vale AONB is protected for future generations to enjoy.  For further details please see our launch event/first training session details - and …

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  10. Biosecurity Plans for the River Stour - We need you!

    By Cathy Smith on February 16th, 2015

    We are currently working with Norfolk Non-Natives Species Initiative and the Environment Agency on developing a Biosecurity Plan for the River Stour Catchment. A key part of the development of this plan will be increasing our understanding the …

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