High Weald

Publications

pdf Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme: High Weald AONB Partnership Grant Awards - July 2022 ( pdf, 152 KB )

A summary of the grants awarded so far under the Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme.

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document Defra guidance for applicants_June 2022 ( pdf, 373 KB )

Guidance to help you complete your application to the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme.

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pdf READ ONLY Sussex Lund 2022 Application Form ( pdf, 693 KB )

A read-only version of the application form - please note this is for further information and not to be used for your application. Let us know when you're ready to apply and we'll send you a fillable pdf form.

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pdf High Weald FiPL Application Form (June 2022) ( pdf, 280 KB )
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pdf Government Landscapes Review - High Weald AONB Unit consultation response, April 2022 ( pdf, 872 KB )

The High Weald AONB team has worked closely with colleagues in the other English AONB teams and with the National Association for AONBs (NAAONB) to develop a joint response to this consultation.

The joint response submitted by the NAAONB represents the High Weald AONB officers’ general views on the Government’s response to the Landscapes Review. In addition to the NAAONB response to the consultation, the High Weald AONB Unit also submitted some supplementary comments which are summarised in this document.

Please note the comments within are the professional views of the AONB Unit’s staff, and they are not
necessarily the views of the High Weald AONB Joint Advisory Committee.

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pdf Sussex Lund 2022 Criteria and Guidance ( pdf, 1.03 MB )

More information on the Sussex Lund 2022 grant programme, including the types of projects that will be considered for funding and things to consider when developing your project.

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pdf Sussex Lund 2022 - Application Area ( pdf, 6.03 MB )

A detailed map showing the Sussex Lund 2022 application area (High Weald AONB + 3km buffer zone on fringes).

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pdf 30 3 22 HWJACMeeting Agenda & Reportsv2 ( pdf, 2.20 MB )
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pdf High Weald AONB Unit Briefing Note - Consultation on Government response to Landscape Review ( pdf, 639 KB )
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pdf Sussex Lund Grant Summary - 2021 ( pdf, 170 KB )

Details of the 41 Sussex Lund grants awarded in 2021, including project summaries.

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pdf Soil Health Assessment 2022 - Guidance for landowners in the High Weald AONB ( pdf, 258 KB )

This guidance is for land managers within the High Weald AONB who would like to assess their soil health but do not know where to start. The soil may be under arable, grassland, woodland, wetland, or any other piece of land which is not covered by a man-made structure.

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pdf Routeways in the High Weald ( pdf, 17.30 MB )
A guide to the historic function, character and significance of routeways in the High Weald AONB. Guidance for the High Weald AONB Partnership prepared by Jeremy Lake and Nicola Bannisters.
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pdf High Weald FarmingPL Application Form (Dec 2021) ( pdf, 280 KB )
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pdf Application Template Farming in Protected Landscapes ( pdf, 280 KB )
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pdf Defra guidance for applicants_7.12.21 ( pdf, 312 KB )

Official Defra guidance for those considering applying to the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme

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pdf Glowing, Glowing, Gone - Glow-worms in the High Weald AONB ( pdf, 269 KB )

The High Weald is a hot spot for glow-worms due to its diverse mosaic of woodland and grassland habitats. However, these iconic insects are under threat from light pollution, climate change, pesticides and habitat loss. Learn more about these iconic insects, where to see them in the High Weald AONB and what you can do to help them thrive...

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pdf 24 Nov 21 JAC Agenda Reports ( pdf, 2.19 MB )
24 November HW JAC Agenda & Reports
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pdf Legislation & Planning Advice Note July 2021 ( pdf, 4.53 MB )

This advice note aims to assist all those involved in development proposals, including developers and their agents as well as members of the public, consider the impact of the proposed changes on the AONB.

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pdf High Weald FiPL Application Form (May 2022) ( pdf, 280 KB )

A read only version of the High Weald Farming in Protected Landscapes application form. A fillable form will be sent on request. Please submit a request via the enquiry form at Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme (highweald.org)

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pdf High Weald AONB JAC 31 March 2021 agenda and reports ( pdf, 1.75 MB )
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pdf Meadow Makers Trainee job description (High Weald) ( pdf, 305 KB )
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pdf Meadow Makers Trainee further information (High Weald) ( pdf, 892 KB )
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pdf Sussex Lund 2021 Application Form_FINAL ( pdf, 1.03 MB )

Download this form to complete your application to the Sussex Lund 2021 grants fund. It is a fillable pdf form so you can just type your information into the boxes. when you are finished, click 'Save as' and save your form with an appropriate file name.

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pdf St Mary's Welly Walk East Grinstead ( pdf, 16.44 MB )
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pdf High Weald AONB Dark Skies debate - letter to MPs Nov 2020 ( pdf, 691 KB )

A letter sent wrote to all 11 MPs with part of their constituency within the High Weald AONB, encouraging them to attend the House of Commons debate on the APPG’s plan and asking them to support policies combatting light pollution and protecting dark skies.

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pdf Sussex Lund Criteria and Guidance 2021 ( pdf, 278 KB )

This document sets out the criteria you should consider when developing your Sussex Lund project and guidance on putting together a strong application.

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pdf Burwash Welly Walk 2018 ( pdf, 14.73 MB )
Burwash Welly Walk updated in 2018
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pdf WellyWalkleaflet maynardsgreen final ( pdf, 4.80 MB )
Maynards Green School Welly Walk
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pdf 25 November 2020 HWJAC agenda and reports ( pdf, 2.56 MB )
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pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Farm Cluster eNews December 2020 ( pdf, 2.90 MB )
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pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Farm Cluster eNews September 2020 ( pdf, 859 KB )
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pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Farm Cluster eNews Spring 2020 ( pdf, 463 KB )
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pdf Upper Rother & Dudwell Farm Cluster eNews June 2020 ( pdf, 739 KB )
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pdf 25 November 2020 HWJAC agenda and reports ( pdf, 2.56 MB )
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pdf 1 July 2020 HW Management Board Notes ( pdf, 158 KB )
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pdf Sussex Lund Grant Summary - 2020 ( pdf, 153 KB )

Read about the wide range of land management and nature recovery projects funded by Sussex Lund across the High Weald AONB in 2020.

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pdf High Weald AONB Partnership - Response to 'Changes to the Current Planning System' consultation ( pdf, 564 KB )

The High Weald AONB Partnership's response to the Government consultation 'Changes to the Current Planning System'.

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pdf National Association of AONBs - Planning White Paper Response ( pdf, 99 KB )

The National Association of AONBs' (NAAONB) final response to the Government consultation 'Planning for the Future'.

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pdf High Weald AONB Partnership - Planning White Paper Response ( pdf, 534 KB )

The High Weald AONB Partnership's final response to the Government consultation 'Planning for the Future'.

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pdf Heathlands in the Weald leaflet ( pdf, 11.32 MB )

Learn about the High Weald's heathland habitat; its history, what makes it so special and where you can go to experience it.

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pdf High Weald AONB Partnership Annual Review 2019/2020 ( pdf, 8.40 MB )

Our 2019/2020 Annual Review sets out the High Weald AONB Partnership’s many activities and successes over the past financial year. 

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pdf Sandrock in the Weald leaflet ( pdf, 11.42 MB )

Find out why this unique geological feature occurs in the High Weald and why it is so special. With information on the historical use of sandrock, the rare plants that live on them and places you can go to see the rocks. 

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pdf Wildflower Grasslands in the Weald leaflet ( pdf, 7.16 MB )

Learn about what makes the High Weald's grasslands so special and the management that they need. WIth tips on meadow creation and the benefits of using Weald Native Origin Seed. 

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pdf High Weald Hero Newsletter - Autumn 2020 ( pdf, 955 KB )

The latest update for our 80+ High Weald Hero schools, with details of outdoor, COVID-safe workshops and sessions offered by our Education Officer, Rachel.

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pdf High Weald Road Verge Types - Information Sheet ( pdf, 1.10 MB )
Information on the four main road verge types found in the High Weald AONB.
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pdf Landscape Enhancement Initiative - Project Map ( pdf, 1.15 MB )

A map showing the current project locations and catchment area for the Beautiful Boundaries project.

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pdf High Weald Hero Curriculum Resource Web ( pdf, 177 KB )

This topic diagram outlines just some of our High Weald resources with curriculum links for your lessons.

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pdf Generic Deer Stalking Risk Assessment Guidance and Template - Fillable ( pdf, 377 KB )

A 'generic risk assessment' example that can be used as a template by a landowner to cover the basics of risks associated with deer stalking - a fillable pdf form. Plus guidance on how to use it.

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pdf Site-Specific Deer Stalking Risk Assessment Template - Fillable ( pdf, 263 KB )

A 'site-specific risk assessment' that can be used as a template where deer stalking is taking place - a fillable pdf form.

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pdf Deer Stalking Licence Agreement Template - Fillable ( pdf, 506 KB )

Sample 'deer stalking licence agreement' that can be used as a template - a fillable pdf form.

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