Register your school for South Downs art exhibition at Towner Gallery
02 Dec 2013Schools across Hampshire, West Sussex and East Sussex have until 16 December to sign up for the chance to have their students’ work exhibited at Towner in Eastbourne, the South East’s largest contemporary art gallery.
East Hampshire Joint Core Strategy update
26 Nov 2013Following the reconvening of the Examination in Public to the East Hampshire Joint Core Strategy, held between 29-31 October, a letter has been received from the Planning Inspectorate setting out the timing of the Inspector's report.
Jump for Joy wins South Downs photo competition
25 Nov 2013An inspiring picture capturing the simple joy of two young children running down a hill has been chosen as the winner of the South Downs National Park’s ‘Take nothing but pictures’ photo competition 2013. ‘Jump for Joy’, by Rich Howorth, beat more than 100 other entries to win first prize of £250.
Waste planning authorities invite representations on the West Sussex Waste Local Plan
05 Nov 2013West Sussex County Council (WSCC) and the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) are inviting representations on the Draft West Sussex Waste Local Plan. These can be made until Monday, December 16.
Queen welcomed to South Downs
31 Oct 2013Margaret Paren, Chair of the South Downs National Park Authority Chair, was one of the people on hand to welcome the Queen when she visited the South Downs National Park on Thursday 31 October to officially open the new YHA South Downs.
Help us to develop a shared identity for the South Downs National Park
29 Oct 2013
Chatsmore school to create posters for South Downs rail stations
28 Oct 2013Students from Chatsmore Catholic High School in Worthing enjoyed a day out discovering what makes the South Downs National Park special on Friday 18 October – starting with how easy it is to reach by train.
South Downs Hunt for Andromeda
24 Oct 2013The hunt is on this autumn to find Andromeda, one of our closest neighbouring galaxies. As the nights draw in people are being asked to become ‘citizen scientists’ and use the galaxy, found in the constellation of a mythological princess, to measure the quality of the night skies in the South Downs National Park.
Project Wild Thing lands in Brighton
23 Oct 2013This film will change your life” The Guardian
How do you sell nature to families? That’s the question asked by David Bond, self-appointed Marketing Director for Nature in Project Wild Thing, a new feature-length film being screened at the Duke of York’s Picture House in Brighton on Sunday 27 and Monday 28 October.
Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan formally adopted
23 Oct 2013The Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan – designed to protect the county’s environment and communities and support the local economy through the sustainable management of minerals and waste development – has now been formally adopted by all partners. The plan provides a comprehensive framework for future minerals and waste development in Hampshire until 2030 and future planning applications will be assessed and determined on the basis of the policies within it.