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Julian Glover visits the Shropshire Hills AONB as part of national review

In mid January the Shropshire Hills hosted a 2-day visit by Julian Glover, who is tasked by government with leading an independent review of designated landscapes, as part of the 25 Year Environment Plan.  His visit to the Shropshire Hills is one of many he and his panel are making to National Parks and Areas […]

Draft AONB Management Plan, public consultation ends 1st February 2019

This new draft plan is the result from work among partners in the AONB Partnership over the last year and a half.  We welcome comments from anyone who has an interest in the area.  Deadline for your response is Friday 1st February 2019. The Plan sets out draft policies of the local authorities, and proposed […]

AONB Partnership response to the Glover Review

Click on the link below to download the AONB Partnership’s response to the Glover Review of designated landscapes. Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership Evidence to Glover Review The response is made on behalf of the AONB Partnership, and a draft of it was discussed at a meeting called specifically for this purpose on 4th December 2018. […]

Latest newsletter, winter 2018

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New five year Management Plan for AONB – public consultation

Public consultation has been launched today on the draft new Shropshire Hills AONB Management Plan for 2019-24. The new plan results from work among partners in the AONB Partnership over the last year and a half.  We now welcome comments from anyone who has an interest in the area.   The Shropshire Hills have evolved […]

Clun Crayfish Survey Report, November 2018

The AONB is home to the endangered white-clawed crayfish. It is the UK’s only native crayfish, but in recent years, due to a combination of declining habitat and the invasive American signal crayfish it is under threat.  To discover how white-clawed crayfish are doing, we teamed up with the Marches Crayfish Partnership to survey streams […]

The Future of Commons post Brexit, 16th October, Craven Arms

A free event aimed at common owners, commoners and other interested parties to find out what Brexit means for your common/farm. Julia Aglionby, Executive Director of the Foundation for Common Land & Chair of the Uplands Alliance, will be speaking and taking questions about the impact of the Agricultural Bill, transitional payments, future schemes and […]

Helping Hillforts & Earthwork Castles guide published

Hot off the press, this handy field guide will help you explore some of our local Iron Age and medieval heritage sites.  Field work and archaeological surveys were carried out through the Helping Hillforts & Earthwork Castles project.  This was one of the 15 heritage projects run by the Stiperstones & Corndon Landscape Partnership Scheme between April […]

Caering for Caradoc – Fix the Fort APPEAL

We need to raise £10,000 to fix Caer Caradoc’s worn-down ramparts Caer Caradoc stands in the heart of the AONB and is very popular with visitors from near and far. This iconic landmark gets its name from its link to the legendary warrior prince Caradoc, who rebelled against the Romans in the first century AD. Decades […]

“small but exquisitely formed”

“I just wanted to contact you to thank you for your efforts for Saturdays hay festival. I thought it was small but exquisitely formed! Such a lot if like minded people who were extremely enthusiastic about their subjects, friendly and helpful. I finally identified bees that appear early in my lawn, had a marvellous lamb […]