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Sent:                                           05 October 2017 12:51

To:                                               Johns Karen

Subject:                                     Vacancy: Chairperson for Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership


Latest News: Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)


We’re recruiting a new Chairperson for the Cornwall AONB Partnership

The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership is seeking a strategic leader with a passionate commitment to Cornwall’s landscape and environment, with the energy and skills to champion Cornwall’s most stunning landscapes. It is expected that the successful candidate will have significant leadership and management experience and be an effective communicator and influencer. The role also carries with it the position of trustee of the newly formed charity – The Cornwall AONB Trust. The role is un-remunerated although travel expenses are reimbursed.

Role Profile: see  To informally discuss the role please call Jo Traill Thomson (Partnership member for Natural England) on 07775704207.  To apply for the position please forward your CV along with a personal statement to Colette Beckham, Cornwall AONB Partnership Manager:

Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 30th Oct 2017; Interviews Weds 22nd Nov 2017.



Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2017

The Cornwall AONB Partnership is proud to sponsor this event again this year.  Calling all businesses, big and small, to apply for the several award categories up for grabs.  Closing date for applications is 16 October 2017.  Open to any business, organisation, or individual who is doing their bit locally for sustainability and wishes to showcase their efforts.  You can also booked your place at any of the 3 events taking place on 1st December: Sustainable Business Breakfast (8am – 10am), Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Nature Partnership Annual Conference (10am – 1pm), and Cornwall Sustainability Awards ceremony at the Headland Hotel, Newquay (6pm – late).  Full details and how to book your place please visit



Butterfly Conservation Cornwall Branch – events and volunteering opportunities – Oct to Dec 2017

The Cornwall AONB Partnership has provided grant funding to the ‘All the Moors Butterflies’ Project.  This is a Heritage Lottery Funded project, which will improve habitat on Bodmin Moor, Dartmoor and Exmoor for several endangered species of Fritillary butterflies – such as Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and Marsh Fritillaries.  See for further information on the Project.  The Cornwall Branch of Butterfly Conservation also run several events and volunteering opportunities throughout the year at various locations in Cornwall.  For more information and to book onto one of the events please visit



Cornwall AONB 2017 Photography Competition
Cornwall AONB Photo competition – it’s time to get clicking and send us your photos.  Fantastic prizes up for grabs.  This years’ theme is ‘Place and People’, and we want you to capture the very essence of the place and people within one or more of the twelve local sections of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and include the qualities and characteristics that you consider makes it distinctive and different from surrounding areas be it, Rame Head, Hartland, West Penwith, Bodmin Moor or any of the other local sections of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 12th January 2018 giving you plenty of time to capture our stunning scenery and Cornish folk in the Autumn and Winter.  Further info and competition rules see


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Karen Johns
Office & Finance Manager

Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit, Floor 4A, Pydar House,
Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 1XU

Tel:   01872 322350 (or internal CC 492350)


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