News articles tagged with Partnership

Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014-2019

This is the the Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014 - 2019. It will guide work carried out to protect and enhance the Quantock Hills by the AONB team and all our partners. It has been agreed by the Secretary of State for the Environment and adopted by Somerset County Council, West Somerset Council, Sedgemoor District Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council.

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Another step along the Coleridge Way

The Coleridge Way has now been extended to become a 51 mile long distance route.

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Apple Day podcast

Juicing, apple identification, apple poetry, storywalks there was plenty for everyone at Apple Day this year

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Fallen Fruits

A new project gets to the core of orchard decline and celebrates their importance.

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Friends of Quantock to care for land sold by SCC

Friends of Quantock are delighted to announce that they are taking over nearly 400 acres of the Quantock Hills from Somerset County Council.

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Introducing our new Partnership Ranger

A warm welcome to Owen who has just started as our new Ranger. He will be working in the Quantocks for the Quantock Hills AONB Service and the Forestry Commission. You may well see him out on the hills working on a conservation task, he's the very tall one with the brown and white dog called Moby.

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Heathfield School’s Young Rangers

The Quantock Hills AONB Service teamed up with Heathfield Community School to help with their Young Ranger Scheme. This scheme is loosely based on the ‘Exmoor Curriculum' and consists of a programme of outdoor pursuits that take place throughout Year 9 (aged between 13 to 14).

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Planning and the Quantock Hills

Find out how the AONB is involved in the planning process. You can also see our planning consultation comments, and download guidance documents and position statements.

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Fond farewell to our Ranger of 16 years

Farewell Andy and good luck! It is with heavy hearts that the AONB Service bids a fond farewell to our much loved Partnership Ranger, Andy Harris.

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Management Plan and Summary Sheet 2009-2014

How does the AONB partnership aim to care for the Quantocks over the next 5 years?

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Annual Reports

View Annual reports from the Quantock AONB Service

Greater Quantock Landscape Development Fund

The Quantock Hills AONB Service now has a Greater Quantock Landscape Development Fund providing grants of up to £20,000 to local communities, farmers, landowners and individuals. The fund has been provided by EDF Energy and is part of the mitigation measures associated with the Hinkley Point C development.

Information leaflets

Find out more about the geology of the Quantock Hills AONB, why the heathland is so important for birds, the red deer on the Quantocks and why the history of the landscape is so special.

Other organisations and activities in the Quantocks

A few things you might find interesting from organisations we work with in the Quantocks

Photography Competition Entry Form

Please down load and return with your fabulous entries

Policys and Codes of Conduct

Everyone enjoys spending their time on the hills doing different activities. Below are some guidance and policy documents to ensure they are carried out safely and that wider regulations are followed.

Quantock Deer Count Results

Annual deer count results for 2010 to 2017

Quantock Hills and Planning

Downloadable documents for you to better understand the Quantock AONB and planning processes

Quantock Hills Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) Papers 2014 - 2017

Papers from the partnership committee the Joint Advisory Committee

Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014 - 2019

This is the the Quantock Hills Management Plan 2014 - 2019. It will guide work carried out to protect and enhance the Quantock Hills by the AONB team and all our partners. It has been agreed by the Secretary of State for the Environment and adopted by Somerset County Council, West Somerset Council, Sedgemoor District Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council.

Quantock Hills Visitor Guide

Quantock Hills Visitor Guide

Recreation Leaflets

a full range of leaflets from circular walks to event guides and leaflets to allow you to enjoy the best of the hills

Terms and Conditions for Quantock Hills Facebook page

Terms and Conditions for http://www.facebook.com/Quantock.hills

Tick Leaflet

Ticks are becoming more common and a bite from this spider-like parasite could lead to Lyme Disease. This is a treatable infection caused by bacterium transmitted by ticks when they bite. Not every tick carries Lyme Disease and it is important to realise that the disease is relatively rare.