Monthly Archives: October 2012

Photography Project Launch

Celebrating 40 Years as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is launching a Photography Project this week to celebrate 40 years as an AONB and would like your help. Between October … Continue reading

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New Trail Guides

A new series of downloadable circular trail guides has been launched to help people enjoy and explore the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The series of 5 circular walking trails and 1 trail also suitable for cyclists and … Continue reading

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Newsletter October 2012

Newsletter October 2012 (PDF download 610KB)

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Advanced Young Rangers OCT2012

    On a clear and bright Saturday in October, the Advanced Young Rangers met to try their hand at Hedge Laying. Everyone worked well, clearing out the hedge of bramble and lower branches to allow for the trees to … Continue reading

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Ranger News September 2012

It was the Cheddar Gorge Marathon and half Marathon early in the month, a lovely day, quite hot for running, well I thought so, as a dedicated non-runner! People were friendly and I had good conversations with marshals at various … Continue reading

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Grants Awarded

Mendip Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund – Grants Awarded The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has awarded SDF grants to Quarry Faces and Greentraveller – Guide to the Mendip Hills AONB. The Quarry Faces project is documenting the history … Continue reading

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Advanced Young Rangers SEP2012

September’s activity for the AONB Advanced Young Rangers began with an orienteering challenge around the Blackmoor Reserve at Charterhouse.  As well as following the trail the teams of two had to collect photographs of a list of natural objects.  In … Continue reading

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Young Rangers SEP2012

The second year of the AONB Young Rangers programme began with a rock climbing adventure at Sandford Quarry.  The activity, led by instructors Andy and Tom from the Charterhouse Centre, began with a bouldering exercise which involved moving horizontally along … Continue reading

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