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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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An Invitation

19th August 16



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Mendip Hills Fund Open

18th August 16

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE MENDIP HILLS Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the latest grant round for the Mendip Hills Fund is now open for applications. Grant funding of up to £2,000 is...

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Mendip Rocks! 2016 Family Funday Frome

20th July 16

Mendip Rocks! 2016 - Festival Launch Family Funday - Frome Museum Saturday September 17th 10am - 4pm Free Event - Donations welcome - Tours charged Frome Museum , 1 North Parade, Frome, BA11 1AT Cheese and Grain free car park. Hands-on activities provided by our Mendip Rocks! Festival team. Fun family...

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