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  • National Association for AONBs: Visual Impact Provision Stakeholder Advisory Group

  • National Association of AONBs logoThe National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (NAAONB) was formed in 1998 as an independent organisation to act on behalf of Areas of Outstanding Beauty in England and Wales.

    Howard Sutcliffe, AONB Manager

    Howard holds a joint honours degree in Geography and History and is a Professional Member of the Countryside Management Association. He has worked in Protected Landscapes for 25 years.

    He is currently Manager of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB Partnership, and as such he represents the NAAONB and the AONB Family on the VIP Project Strategic Advisory Group.

    He is a Vice Chair of Corwen Town Council and a life member of CADW and the National Trust.

    “People are passionate about AONBs and care deeply about their future so we are delighted to be working with National Grid on their VIP Project. AONB partnerships are trusted convenors who make things happen, translating vision and national policy into local action and we look forward to being involved in the positive changes that will take place over the next seven years.”