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North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Council of Partners


The North Wessex Downs National Landscape is managed by a Partnership, known as the Council of Partners. The Partnership works to an agreed five-year management plan and oversees the work of the National Landscape team.


The Council of Partners consists of 35 members in total. Natural England, as a member of the Partnership, represents central government. The nine local authorities whose areas make up the North Wessex Downs are represented by elected councillors and officers.


The National Farmers’ Union and the Country Land and Business Association are members, while 12 places are open to nominees from the community representing five interest groups: community and parish, farming and rural business, historic environment, recreation and tourism, and nature conservation.


More information, including meeting agendas and reports are available on the North Wessex Downs National Landscape - Council of Partners website.


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