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Ranger News May 2011

24th May 11

Monday May 2nd North Somerset Show Dry, warm and busy! A successful day spent on the AONB stand talking to members of the public about Mendip. There was a lot of interest in a variety of subjects and many enjoyed referring...

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Young Rangers Recruited

10th May 11

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit has now recruited 15 young people between the ages of 11 to 14 to join its new two-year Young Ranger programme starting this September. The scheme provides a fantastic opportunity to find out about protected landscapes through...

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Severe Fire Risk

5th May 11

Severe Fire Risk for Somerset’s Wildlife After Hottest April on Record Somerset Wildlife Trust is warning of a severe fire risk to wildlife following the hottest April on record. The county’s leading environmental charity is urging all visitors to its nature reserves...

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Volunteers Needed

3rd May 11

Volunteers needed for practical tasks in the Mendip Hills Do you have an interest in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), enjoy being outdoors and want to get involved in tasks that will enhance the landscape? The Mendip Hills...

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Grants Available

3rd May 11

Mendip Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund grants available Funding is available to support projects that bring environmental, social, economic benefits to the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Sustainable Development Fund grant scheme, now in its 7th year, has £37000 to...

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Ranger News April 2011

3rd May 11

Lime-Mortar Walling Sunday April 10th   A fascinating insight into a traditional skill was enjoyed by a group of us in temperatures of 22-23 degrees C! The perimeter walls of the Rodney Stoke village pound needed restoration. Thanks to Zackery and Shane's expert...

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Mendip Times May

3rd May 11

May 2011 (PDF download - 375 KB)

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