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Chilterns Conservation Board Appoints new Chief Executive Officer

07 July 2019

We are pleased to announce that Dr Elaine King has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer

Annual Review 2018-19

04 July 2019

Find out what the CCB has done in 2018/19 to conserve and care for the Chilterns AONB.

Beacons of the Past - Our Summer Newsletter

01 July 2019

Download our Summer 2019 Beacons of the Past newsletter, with information about new volunteering opportunities


What's On in the Chilterns in July? - It's simply glorious!

25 June 2019

Plenty of ideas to explore and enjoy in the Chilterns this summer

River Groups call for water restrictions now as drought conditions threaten southern chalk streams.

07 June 2019

Following three consecutive dry years across much of Britain, river levels and groundwater supplies are now in such a depleted state in the water stressed South East that wildlife organisations and river groups have issued a joint call for the Government and Water Companies to introduce hosepipe bans and other water restrictions immediately to avert fish kills and longer term environmental damage.

Chilterns Champion truly going the extra mile

30 April 2019


 Tim Mills


Most of us would agree that completing a 26 mile marathon is a huge accomplishment. Well 26 miles is a mere drop in the ocean for local running enthusiast Tim Mills; he will be taking on the entire route of the Chiltern Way - all 134 miles of it! And what’s more, he’ll be raising money for the Chiltern Society with every step he takes.
Tim will be commencing this epic endurance challenge on 31st May to raise funds to support the Chiltern Society’s conservation work across the Chilterns landscape and he expects it’ll take him 3-4 days to complete. Tim is a lover of our beautiful countryside which the charity works tirelessly to care for. Having run several marathons in the past, Tim felt that he wanted to aim for something a little more demanding. 

Tim’s enthusiasm for this venture has been inspiring. He is passionate about the Chilterns and is excited to give something back to the countryside that he cares so much about. 

He is quite literally going the extra mile and he needs all the encouragement he can get! Please show your support by sponsoring him today at www.chilternsociety.org.uk/chilternwaychallenge 

Buildings Design Award 2019 - Update

30 April 2019

We are delighted to have received 19 submissions from all over the Chilterns - these have now been shortlisted.

Ash Dieback Action Plan

09 April 2019

90% of the 2 bn Ash trees across the UK are likely to be infected by Ash dieback in years to come. The Tree Council have created a useful toolkit that outlines the issues & explains the steps to take to prepare as it spreads.

Easter holiday activities for families in the Chilterns

04 April 2019

With the days getting longer and children at home for Easter, our beautiful Chiltern hills offer a wide range of activities to keep the children entertained throughout the school holidays. Here's our roundup of some of what is on offer. 

Our Walking Festival Programme is now LIVE!

25 March 2019

Running from Saturday 18th May to Sunday 2nd June 2019, the programme includes over 70 guided walks, events and activities covering the whole of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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