News & Blogs

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. AONB Grants now available!

    By Cathy Smith on February 10th, 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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  9. Guide to Constable Country and the AONB

    By Cathy Smith on February 10th, 2015

    A visitor’s guide to Constable Country in the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has just been produced! Use the Guide to learn about: - Constable Country - the area around East Bergholt, Flatford and Dedham- Our Cultural …

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  10. 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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