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ANNUAL FORUM Brief for Consultants and Invitation to Tender Deadline noon 4th June 2018
Avebury Transport Exhibition, Kennet Valley Hall, 25th May 4.00pm-8.00pm. Canvassing your views
Call for Volunteers: 15 to 21 July
A magical installation and performance inspired by the landscapes of the Icknield Way - FREE event
Work to encourage biodiversity continues
The Council of Partners is the governing body for the North Wessex Downs AONB Partnership. We have vacancies for individuals with an interest and expertise in the Historic Environment, Nature Conservation, Community & Parish and Farming & Rural Business.
New factsheet added
Launch event on 24 November
The North Wessex Downs is one of the AONBs most affected
Help available from the Woodland Trust
See some of the highlights from the day.
The work has started.
Featured in the FT
A stunning roman mosaic was discovered recently in Berkshire.
The Town and Manor is sowing wild flowers on Hungerford Common Port Down.
Wednesday 18 October Uffington Near Wantage
Major performance event planned for 2018
"Make your Woodland Work for You" The full report is now available.
The deadline is 31 August.
Fabulous new video of Pewsey
Collect the set.
Round four is now open for entries.
Make you Woodland Work for You Event May 2017
The Kennet and Avon Canal - the full walk plus 20 shorter walks.
The Examination into the West Berkshire Development Plan Document continues this week.
A small grants scheme is launched for projects that improve the voluntary recording of species in Berkshire and Oxfordshire
Trust for Oxfordshire TOE2would like to hear from projects that would benefit from grants to help the local bumblebee popopulation.
Planning Inspector asks for proposed housing sites to be deleted from local Plan to avoid harm to the AONB.
New website launched to raise awareness of the historic elements of this special landscape.
Action for the River Kennet have confirmed that the dead otter found near the river in Marlborough was killed by rat poison.
The North Wessex Downs AONB continues to judge the plan unsound.
The 2016 touring exhibition of the Icons of the North Wessex Downs will be launched at the Queens Arms in East Garston Lambourn on Thursday 10 March from noon.
Discover more about the history of your countryside at our Heritage Forum.....
2016 Flora Locale new training programme is now available and bookings are currently being taken
A survey by Natural England finds that more than one in nine children in England have not set foot in a natural environment in the past year.
Tenders invited for web-based resources
Would you like to volunteer to help survey habitats or species in Oxfordshire and Berkshire but lack the skills?
Sign the petition to protect our countryside.
Pie and Pint sessions being held for foresters and woodland owners
Inspector reaches decision following public inquiry
Stakeholder Drop in Session at Pewsey Heritage Centre
Volunteers are needed to help with annual "stock take".
SSE starts work on 3 March to bury the power lines on Hungerford Common.
Local community invited to join study on reducing the visual impact of the pylons across the Pewsey Vale
Explore the white horses with a new website and phone apps at whitehorsewalk.co.uk
The Organic Research Centre will be hosting a machinery trial at their farm in Suffolk next week - Weds 25th February
We have developed a new online tool called Landscape Ambassador Training and would like to invite you to take part.
Avebury has been nominated in the competition to find "heritage site of the year" in the BBC Countryfile Awards
A new series of one -day seminars on organic food production and supply chains, will be run by the Organic Research Centre over the next two months.
Building 1400 homes at Harwell will cause long lasting harm to the North Wessex Downs AONB
Management Plan for both parts of the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site - comments are welcome.
Brightwell cum Sotwell Community Orchard will be planted later this month with help from a North Wessex Downs AONB SDF grant.
A section of overhead line in the North Wessex Downs AONB near Pewsey has been identified as having a significant landscape and visual impact in a study commissioned by National Grid.
Our Annual forum was held on 15 October with the theme of "Water"
Government advice is to focus on brownfield sites
Latest news on Wroughton Airfield Solar farm proposals & Government consultation on the future funding of large solar farms.
Join the Marlborough Downs NIA workshops - Pond Restoration (21 Oct) & Hedge Management (11 Nov).
This year's annual forum is on 15 October and will be held in Lambourn . The theme is Water.
9 September - Start of Public Inquiry
See the lead cyclists as they speed through this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Consultation on the future of Stonebridge Meadow Marlborough
Planning permission refused for 28MW wind farm at Bullington Cross in Hampshire.
Radio Berkshire visits the Lambourn Valley
Charlbury solar farm plans refused by Oxfordshire council
The planning application for 150,000 solar panels at Wroughton will now be the subject of a public inquiry.
The North Wessex Downs Sustainable Development Fund is now open for applications.
The North Wessex Downs LEADER programme is currently developing its strategy for 2015-2020. Have your say on what the priroties for the next phase should be.
Managing Hedges for Woodfuel.
GWCT are 'Winging It' in February
North Wessex Downs fund Walking Wiltshire's White Horses to include the ancient Uffington White Horse.
ARK (Action for the River Kennet) are looking for volunteers to help.
Our regular news update
Enter our Christmas Advent Calendar Competition.
The Royal Agricultural University obtains funding from the Sustainable Development Fund for its ‘Students for Conservation’ project.
'The North Wessex Downs' - the most comprehensive account of the history, culture, landscape and peoples of our area.
Visit us on Stand 225, Avenue D at the Royal Berkshire Show
North Wessex Downs leads the way with tourism initiative
Sowing seeds of progress
A busy year in perspective
Our regular news update.
Not too much change please...
Anger at Management of River Kennet recreation site
Unprecedented solar farm project ‘strikes at the heart of a stunning landscape’
North Wessex Downs has its own beer..
Government told that AONBs are key to local investment.
Global recognition that AONBs lead agencies in protecting the UK’s landscapes.
Special Edition - we are looking for new projects to fund.
Over £3 million injected into the local economy
Help to promote Hungerford
Our regular news update
LEADER grant for Tourism Businesses who ‘Love Your Landscape’
New Ridgeway Ultra-Marathon
B&Q Good Woods Project in the North Wessex Downs
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Manor Farm near Avebury featured by Farmers Weekly
Ancient woodland management project report released
Follow in the footsteps of over 5,000 years of human history
Come to our tourism workshop