News & Blogs

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Join us for the Big Box Balsam Bash 2014!

    By Matt Holden on June 8th, 2014

    We need your help to protect the native wildlife of the Box Valley from invasive non-native plants!    Join us at Boxford Primary School from 09:30 – 13:00 on Saturday 21st June 2014 for the Big Box Balsam Bash. Fun for all the family!  We will …

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  8. 2014 Spring-Summer AONB newspaper

    By Cathy Smith on June 1st, 2014

    Spring into Summer... with the Dedham Vale & Stour Valley news! Read the latest news from the team and partners, projects and community groups throughout the area in the 2014 Spring/Summer newspaper.  Also available the full interview with …

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  9. Non-Native Invasive Plants in the Stour Valley Newsletter Winter 2013/2014

    By Matt Holden on June 1st, 2014

    This newsletter is the second of our bi-annual Non-Native Invasive Plants (NNIP) in the Stour Valley Newsletter. It provides stakeholders with an update of our activities in 2013 and our plans for for the future, including a number of dates for the …

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  10. Suffolk Walking Festival 2014

    By Cathy Smith on April 24th, 2014

    The Suffolk Walking Festival is a great way to meet people, see the wonderful Suffolk landscapes AND have a chance to walkthrough the Stour Valley Path in it's 20th anniversary year! Discover Suffolk In 79 Ways Over …

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