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Job Vacancy – Volunteer Coordinator

11th January 17

  Mendip Hills AONB, Quantock Hills AONB  and Blackdown Hills AONB need a new Volunteer Coordinator - Full time - Closing date 2nd February 2017 - sound good? please apply here

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Can you help decide who will get grants from the Mendip Hills Fund?

29th November 16

Local people with a good understanding of either the environment, the needs of the community and business, or a combination of them all are asked to become members of the Mendip Hills Fund panel. The Mendip Hills Fund distributes grants to...

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New Award to thank Mendip Hills AONB Volunteers

22nd November 16

Two volunteers have been recognised with a new award for their amazing contribution to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Jean Bullen and Royette Chapman have been volunteering since 1998 to help conserve and enhance the Mendip Hills with...

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Ultramarathon Donation to the Mendip Hills Fund

21st November 16

Ultramarathon Donation to the Mendip Hills Fund Runners of this years Butcombe Trail Ultramarathon donate over £500 to the Mendip Hills Fund that helps the environment and communities across this special area. The Butcombe Trail Ultramarathon is 48 miles of tracks and...

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Success for a Wide Range of Projects that Benefit the Mendip Hills

7th November 16

The Mendip Hills Fund has awarded six grants to a range of community and environmental projects. The Mendip Society will be able improve their woodland in the Chew Valley. A nationally important archaeological dig that is unearthing new discoveries in Ebbor...

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At last! Annual Review 2015-2016 Phew!

9th October 16

Discovering a Special Year The Mendip Hills AONB Annual Review for 2015-16 has been published. It documents an amazing 2100 hours of volunteer effort put into improving this special area by the Mendip Hills AONB volunteers and 25 popular visitor areas...

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A Rockumentary – 450 million years in the making

27th September 16

Mendip Rocks! Festival 17th September – 29th October 2016 This year we have six weeks of rocky inspired events to celebrate the 450 million year geological history of the Mendip Hills. Events for all; family fundays, guided walks, and tours of working...

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Over 200 people!

19th September 16

  Over 200 people attended our Outstanding Week events!           September has always been an outstanding month in our countryside with harvests being brought safely home, trees and meadows taking on their autumnal colours, skies offering a full palette of hues, musky bonfires...

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Mendip Rocks! Festival begins!

16th September 16

Saturday 17th September 10am –4pm Mendip Rocks! Festival Launch Family Funday Frome Museum Hands-on activities provided by our Mendip Rocks! Festival team. Fun family activities to inspire you about our rocky world and tempt you to come along to our festival of events...

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Burrington Combe Family Fun Day

12th September 16

Burrington Combe Family Fun Day : Free Mendip Rocks! Festival event in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) - Sunday 18th September Have a go at orienteering around Burrington Ham and learn how to use a map and...

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