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Mendip Hills Fund: gearing up for applications

20th July 18

Do you have a project that will benefit the environment or community of the Mendip Hills that needs funding? The Mendip Hills Fund will be open for applications between September and October. Grants of up to £2000 are available for projects...

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Bracken spraying on Burrington Common

12th July 18

For many years bracken has been an increasing problem on Black Down and Burrington Ham. The heathland in this area is home for many species and is threatened by the spreading bracken. The intention is to create a 'mosaic' where some...

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Annual Rock festival begins

10th July 18

Let there be Rock! This year's special programme of events that celebrates the unique geology of the Mendip Hills is has started. The Mendip Rocks! programme has been organised by the AONB Unit and the Somerset Earth Science Centre since 2011....

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Banwell crowned Gorge Champions 2018

9th July 18

The first ever rock-based school sports day took place on 22nd June in Cheddar Gorge. Four local primary schools competed to be the Gorge Champions. We are pleased to announce the winners of the Gorge Championship 2018 are Banwell Primary...

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