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PLANS TO BUILD GAS PIPELINE POSTPONED

PLANS TO BUILD GAS PIPELINE POSTPONED

The organisation that exists to oversee the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), the Cotswolds Conservation Board has welcomed National Grid's decision to postpone plans to build a pipeline, which would cut through parts of the 790 square mile protected landscape.

RESULTS OF RURAL SKILLS CONTEST BRIGHTEN UP ROADSIDE

CONTEST HELPS BRIGHTEN UP ROADSIDE

A length of hedge along a quite lane in Gloucestershire, between Chipping Campden and Shipston-Upon-Stour was transformed over the course of a weekend to produce a sight well worth taking a look at.

YEAR OF FOOD AND FARMING

How does the food on our plate get there and where does it comes from? Young people in the Cotswolds are being encouraged to discover the answers to these questions and find out much more about what we eat through a national campaign that has just been launched and will run until next summer.

CELEBRATING LANDSCAPES

The Cotswolds landscape is improving according to a team of experts who spent five years between 1998 and 2003 monitoring changes in the English countryside.

FIVE-YEAR CONSERVATION PROJECT ENDS

CARING FOR OUR NATURAL BEAUTY

A major conservation scheme to ensure that the Cotswolds retains its enchanting beauty is nearly complete.

COMPETITION KEEPS COTSWOLD SKILL ALIVE

One of the oldest rural skills in the Cotswolds will be on display at a Gloucestershire farm on Sunday 7th October as drystone wallers pit their skills against each other in an annual competition.

GRANT HELPS FUND COTSWOLD CROC'S NEW MAKE-OVER

GRANT HELPS FUND CROC'S MAKE-OVER

An unusual stone water conduit carved in the shape of a Crocodile's head has been recarved thanks to a grant from Cotswolds Conservation Board.

NEW BOARD MEMBERS SOUGHT

The Cotswolds Conservation Board is in the process of recruiting two new Board members.

NEW BOARD MEMBERS REQUIRED

The Cotswolds Conservation Board is looking to appoint new Secretary of State Board Members.

PRIZE WINNER CELEBRATES COTSWOLD YEAR OF THE GARDEN 2007

DRAMATIC STROLLS FOR COTSWOLD SCHOOLS

What makes the Cotswolds unique? That is the question that Cotswold school children asked when they took place in a series of linked events designed to encourage them to understand and enjoy the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

DRAMATIC STROLLS FOR COTSWOLD SCHOOL CHILDREN

COTSWOLD VOLUNTARY WARDENS WORK RECORD NUMBER OF HOURS

The Cotswold Voluntary wardens surpassed all previous conservation efforts by working a record number of hours last year.

VOLUNTARY WARDENS WORK RECORD NUMBER OF HOURS

HALF TERM WALKS FOR FAMILIES

FAMILIES ENCOURAGED TO ENJOY FRESH AIR AT HALF TERM

COTSWOLD VOLUNTARY WARDENS HELP LAUNCH NATIONAL TRAIL

A group of Cotswold Voluntary Wardens marked the recent launch of the Cotswold Way National Trail by holding a relay walk along the 102 mile route.

COTSWOLD VOLUNTARY WARDENS HELP LAUNCH NATIONAL TRAIL

CASH BOOST FOR CONSERVATION PROJECTS

COTSWOLD BEER RAISES FUNDS FOR CONSERVATION WORK

A Cotswold Brewery has been doing its bit to help care for the environment by raising funds for conservation projects in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

COTSWOLD BEER RAISES FUNDS FOR CONSERVATION WORK

CASH BOOST FOR COTSWOLDS GRASSLANDS RESTORATION

£94,000 OF GRANT OF FUNDING FOR COTSWOLD COMMUNITIES

COMMUNITIES OFFERED CHANCE TO PROMOTE THEIR AREA

DRYSTONE WALLING GRANT SCHEME NOW COVERS 790 SQ MILES

Hedgelaying Courses 2008/9

Two-day hedgelaying courses

HEDGEROW SURVEY PROVIDES KEY CONSERVATION DATA

PRIZE WINNERS PLANT TREES

The success of budding young artists from two schools in Oxfordshire has been recognised by the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

BLAZING A NEW NATIONAL TRAIL

This year's May Bank Holiday was very special weekend for everyone who enjoys the Cotswold Way because that is when the 102-mile walking route officially became a National Trail.

CONSERVATION BOARD TO SUBSIDISE RURAL SKILLS COURSE

The organisation that exists to oversee the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is to encourage the essential rural skill of drystone walling by subsidising training course fees for students in West Oxfordshire.

CONSERVATION BOARD TO SUBSIDISE RURAL SKILLS COURSE

TRADITIONAL COTSWOLD EVENTS GET A FRESH OUTING

MEDIA INVITE - FIND OUT HOW ONE OF THE KEY CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS IN THE COTSWOLDS SUPPORTS SUSTAINABLE DEVLOPMENT.

GRASSLAND GRAZED FOR 1ST TIME IN 30 YEARS

This year sees the culmination of a grazing project run by the Cotswolds Conservation Board and Natural England that will encourage wildflower grassland sites in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to flourish.

CATTLE GRAZE GRASSLAND SITES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS

A COTSWOLD CHURCHYARD GETS SOME TLC.

A group of Cotswold Voluntary Wardens have turned back the clock in one of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty's many churchyards.

40TH BREW LIVES ON

Cotswold Lion Beer, the brew created by Hook Norton Brewery to help celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Costwolds AONB in 2006 will be available again this year.

BOOST FOR AONB'S FARMLAND BIRDS

A unique project to help support the farmland bird population in parts of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has been set up by the RSPB, thanks to £8,000 funding from the Cotswolds Conservation Board.