Monthly Archives: June 2015

Book Launch-The Historic Landscape of the Mendip Hills

As part of Festival of Archaeology (11th- 26th July) the Mendip Hills AONB is launching the new Historic England publication on the archaeology and architecture of the Mendip Hills. The morning event will take place on Thursday 23rd July at … Continue reading

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Newsletter June 2015

Newsletter June 2015  (PDF Download 620 KB)

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Mendip Hills AONB Young Rangers: Recruiting now!

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit is recruiting 15 young people between the ages of 12 to 14 to join its popular Young Ranger programme for 2015-2017. The two year programme provides a fantastic opportunity to find out about protected landscapes … Continue reading

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Young Rangers Now Recruiting!

Young Rangers Now Recruiting! – Deadline extended to Sunday 5th July! We are currently recruiting for our 6th intake of Young Rangers – please go to our Young Rangers page for more information about the scheme and for an application form.

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May and June

Farm Visits Our May session was one of contrast.  First we went to Fernhill Farm, where we were met by Jen.  We were taken on a tour of the farm, looking at the sheep and cattle, we visited their orchard … Continue reading

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March and April

Earth Science Centre We had a great visit to Somerset Earth Science Centre in East Mendips.  The day started with some hedge cutting and coppicing next to the centre and after lunch Juliette took us to visit Whatley Quarry.  We … Continue reading

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January and February

Archery and Wells Museum Our trip this month was down to Wells for some archery and a visit to the Wells Museum. From a snowy start at Charterhouse, the weather improved as we went down the hill to Wells.  The … Continue reading

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Now Recruiting for 2015-2017!

NOW RECRUITING FOR 2015-2017 ! We are delighted to announce that further to another successful programme, the Mendip Hills AONB Unit is recruiting 15 young people between the ages of 12 to 14 to join its next two-year Young Ranger … Continue reading

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Cheddar Walking Making Great Strides

Cheddar is ‘making great strides’ towards becoming a Walkers Are Welcome village thanks to the support of the community, according to the chairman of Cheddar Walking, Huw Robson. Cheddar Walking, was set up following a well-attended meeting where a number … Continue reading

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