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A new film about Cambridgeshire’s remarkable high-speed hovertrain experiment of the 1960s and ‘70s. PHOTO: Courtesy of Department of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Cambridge

The forgotten story of the remarkable high-speed hover train experiment of the 1960s and ‘70s, trialled in the Fens, has been made into a film.

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Heritage Lottery Fund
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Work of the RSPB in the Ouse Washes Nature Friendly Zone. Images taken from one of two videos released this week by the RSPB

Farmers, nature conservationists and communities in The Fen are celebrating the culmination of a pioneering three-year landscape partnership project that has brought 12 local wildlife-friendly farmers together to establish the new Ouse Washes Nature Friendly Zone.

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Heritage Lottery Fund
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Ouse Washes Nature Friendly Zone. Pictured: Lionel Walden school, Year 4.

Farmers, conservationists and schoolchildren in The Fens are celebrating the culmination of a three-year project aiming to build closer links between agriculture, wildlife and communities.

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Louise Clewley, warden at WWT Welney Wetland Centre.

A photography exhibition at Welney Wetland Centre documented the story of the Ouse Washes Landscape through the people who live and work in the area.

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Heritage Lottery Fund
Monday, May 9, 2016
Photos from the kite camera of the Fens from Saddlebow by Bill Blake. Picture: BILL BLAKE.

They are stunning pictures that show the Fens at their very best: wide open skies, endless horizons and washes that continue for miles.

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Welney Recreation Ground Users Group working on the recreation area known as Sandgate Corner,  The Morton family at work, Picture: Steve Williams.

An environmental group is supporting a plea by villagers to save their £60,000 sensory garden, play park and meadows after hearing West Norfolk Borough Council wants to bulldoze it to make way for homes.

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership
Monday, March 21, 2016
Ewan Hannam receiving his prize.

The 2016 Snap the Ouse Photography Competition has launched in the lead up to the summer OuseFest celebrations, which take place from July 18 to 31.

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership

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