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A Society dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Stour and Orwell Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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NEWS
FREE THE 
QUAY - SUCCESS!

The Supreme Court has delivered its judgment and the Mistley Quay is now free! 

The long drawn-out battle was won with the support of very many residents of Mistley and the local area who will now be able to continue to enjoy use of the Quay as they, have for many years.

BABERGH AND 
MID SUFFOLK
LOCAL PLAN

The Babergh and Mid Suffolk Local Plan is now at the next stage of its process, and we have made a representation to this consultation phase. 

Our response can be viewed in the MEMBERS section. 

NEWS
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Thank you for your continued support over the last year, and we look forward to working hard on your behalf in 2024.

APPEAL GRANTED FOR SITE CLOSE TO EWARTON HALL

The plans would see a metal-clad barn demolished while the Dutch barn would have been retained. The homes would have consisted of one two-bedroom and four three-bedroom properties.

The appeal is being heard in January 2024.

BABERGH AND 
MID SUFFOLK
LOCAL PLAN

The Babergh and Mid Suffolk Local Plan is has now been adopted by the Local Authority.

Our response can be viewed in the MEMBERS section. 

THE SOCIETY

The Stour and Orwell Society, set up in 2007, aims to preserve and enhance this Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB) working with local communities and the appropriate authorites. We are fortunate to live in or near to the Shotley Penisula and enjoy its delightful countryside

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a landscape which is considered so precious that it is protected for the nation.

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JOIN US

Become a member of SOS and help us continue our work. 

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