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Delivering the Messages

National Association for AONBs

The AONB Manager attended the NAAONB conference 2015. The Acting AONB manager attended the two day 2015 Lead Officers Meeting held in Birmingham.

The AONB Unit staff have attended meetings of the following:

  • CPRE Somerset AGM
  • Cheddar Walkers Are Welcome group
  • Visit Somerset
  • West of England Local Nature Partnership
  • Western Power stakeholder engagement event
  • West of England Local Enterprise Partnership RURAL Economy Sector group
  • Heart of the Southwest Environment Group
  • Action for Cultural Education in Somerset
  • Western Power underground steering group.

The Mendip Hills Fund Visitor Giving Scheme 

This got underway in April 2015 with Visitor Giving leaflet explaining the scheme produced and distributed to local tourism businesses. Five businesses are already signed up to ask their customers to make a voluntary donation to the Mendip Hills Fund.



Full Annual Review 2015-2016 (PDF download 2.5MB)