Updates from the AONB Team
Aldringham-cum-Thorpe is situated in the Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB. Discover more about this lovely area from their website. Read of the Special Qualities which define the AONB and will be taken into account by EDF, who prepared the document, if Sizewell C is built.
The Environment Agency
The EA looks after our surroundings and their website has lots of information.
Click here to learn of any flood warnings in the UK.
For flood warnings in Suffolk click below:
Flood and Water Management at Suffolk County Council has created the “Report a flood in Suffolk” webpage. This helps to inform users which organisation they should report their flood to, and provides links to try and make this process as simple as possible. See this page for more information about flooding.
Walks, Public Rights of Way & Countryside Access
There are lovely walks throughout the Parish and beyond. Find local footpaths, more information and links to useful websites relating to the county and how to explore on the Tourist Information page.
If you enjoy our beautiful environment why not find out more about Suffolk's Public Rights of Way & Countryside Access by visiting the one-stop source of information for walkers, landowners and other lovers of the countryside, put together by the Suffolk's Rights of Way Officers.
Thorpeness Coastal Erosion
In common with other parts of the Suffolk Coast Thorpeness is suffering from erosion caused by the sea and high winds.
The report on the further studies on the coastal defences at Thorpeness being carried out by Mott McDonald on behalf of SCDC is now expected by the end of 2016. See Suffolk Coastal District Council's website for the latest news on the coastal protection work.
The Thorpeness Coastal Futures Group is an independent body established to seek, promote and communicate a suitable shoreline management strategy for the village of Thorpeness. It draws its members from the local community, and from the wider public, academic, professional, governmental and non-governmental organisations who want to see a successful and appropriate future for the village.
Suffolk Preservation Society
The Society is a the only charity dedicated to Suffolk alone that stands up robustly for Suffolk's environment - its historic buildings, towns and villages, distinctive landscapes and the sustainability of its communities. Read about the work they do on their website.