News & Blogs

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Celebrating Constable Country

    By Cathy Smith on October 28th, 2014

    Discover the Dedham Vale AONB and the places that inspired John Constable to create his most important paintings A major exhibition in London and a wonderful new visitor guide invite people to the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty …

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  8. Suffolk Nature Strategy

    By Cathy Smith on September 19th, 2014

    Promoting and supporting conservation of Suffolk's woodlands, landscapes and wildlife. Suffolk is a beautiful county and its natural environment and quality of life is much treasured by people who live and work in the county. Suffolk has it all - …

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  9. Dedham Vale Hopper 2014!

    By Cathy Smith on July 4th, 2014

    HOPPER BUS 2014 5th July - 14th September on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays The timetable can be found in our Getting Around pages. We are delighted that Hadleigh Community Transport will be running the Dedham Vale Hopper Bus service …

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  10. Join us at the 2014 AONB Forum Conference on Thur 26 June

    By Cathy Smith on June 10th, 2014

    Conserving and Enhancing Natural Beauty Thursday 26 June 2014, Shrubs Farm, Lamarsh, CO8 5EA Download the programme here or see the event page on this website  

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