DEFRA has made the decision to not renew its contract with HUDDLE and the service will cease in early April.

Natural England (NE) would like to continue to provide a communications platform for LAFs and so will look to set up a SharePoint (or similar) facility as soon as possible. There will be a short gap in provision, but NE will contact members to ask if they want to join the new facility.

NE have downloaded all the existing files and folders from the LAF workspace to ensure no information is lost and will review in due course what needs to be retained.

NE has suggested you might want to take the opportunity to save your own files before April by using the download facility on HUDDLE.

You can also email Andy Mackintosh of NE to request particular files, or if you have any other