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Hearts are being formed in AONBs across the country on Sat 21st Sept, 2pm

Hearts are being formed across the country in our most loved landscapes on Saturday 21st September at 2pm. For the first time ever people in all the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are forming hearts to show how much they love their landscapes. The heart shape has been chosen as it represents not only […]

Invitation to apply to be on the AONB Partnership

Do you care about the landscape of the Shropshire Hills? Do you have time and skills to contribute? The Shropshire Hills is one of 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK – nationally important landscapes which provide huge public benefits including to the economy and people’s wellbeing.  The AONB extends from the Stiperstones […]

Trees for large scale planting in the Shropshire Hills

We are working in partnership with the Woodland Trust to plant more trees in the AONB If you’re looking to plant trees on your farm or private land we can help. We can offer you: Tailored advice Grants and funding Trees and protection Whether you want to plant a shelterbelt or harvest your own wood […]

Latest newsletter – recognising the value of the AONB

Click on the link below to read our latest newsletter Articles include Natural capital of the AONB Unmuddying the Waters The value of Commons Helping hands on the Long Mynd

Recruiting 2 Farm Advisors for the Onny & Clun Catchments

Post Title: Farm Advisor Full Time: 37.5 hours per week Duration: until 31st March 2021 (potential for extension subject to funding) Salary: £ 22,000-£27,500 per annum, Plus Pension (depending on experience) Location: 1x Farm Advisor (Clun catchment) to be on secondment to Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership office, Craven Arms, SY7 9ET. 1x Farm advisor (Onny […]

Shuttle buses starting this bank holiday weekend

The Shropshire Hills Shuttle Buses will be back on the road this May Bank Holiday weekend, stating Saturday 4th. If you haven’t travelled on them you’re missing a treat!  The journey over the Long Mynd and around the Stiperstones is one of the most scenic bus rides.  The route offers some great walking opportunities, wonderful […]

Shropshire Hills Tourism Expo 2019, 3rd April 2019

Celebrating the Shropshire Hills as an internationally recognised sustainable tourism destination, everyone welcome – Wednesday 3rd April at Ludlow Racecourse, Bromfield SY8 2BT. Programme 10.30 – 13.00 Tourism Expo & BIG Leaflet Swap, launch of the new Destination Brand and Great Shropshire Hills Cream Tea Trail* 13.30 Tourism Conference Councillor Lezley Picton, Portfolio Holder for […]

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 […]