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Connecting communities with local suppliers and support during the Covid-19 pandemic

April 3rd, 2020

During this challenging time we felt it was important to help connect our communities by providing information on local food and drink suppliers, and other help available particularly for the vulnerable and elderly, being provided both by businesses and communities. We have created this interactive map so that you can search and find suppliers, deliveries […]

Grow your own with the help of green-fingered Laura

April 3rd, 2020

Staying at home can be a fruitful process…by growing fruit and vegetables in your garden, writes Laura Warren. I work in the Communications and Engagement Team at the South Downs National Park Authority and my day job is running our events programme, so I had been eagerly looking forward to celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the […]

Wildlife art competition is now open!

April 2nd, 2020

Do your children or grandchildren love drawing, colouring or painting? To celebrate the 10th anniversary, Midhurst’s biggest music, arts, and culture festival, MADhurst, has joined forces with the South Downs National Park with a nature-loving art competition. Rebecca Osborne, who works at the National Park and is helping with the competition, said: “We’re looking to […]

A date for your virtual diary – The Countryside Canine Series

April 2nd, 2020

This Easter weekend you can catch animal behaviourist Natalie Light talking live on Facebook about all things dog! With the current social distancing restrictions in place, our four-legged friends have become brilliant distractions from the woes of the world. And with only one walk allowed a day, it’s more important than ever that we make […]

The top 10 biodiversity success stories for the South Downs National Park – and looking ahead to the future

April 2nd, 2020

With its abundance of iconic birds, mammals, fish, plants, invertebrates and internationally-important habitats, the South Downs National Park is a haven for wildlife in the busiest part of the UK. The fight to protect and enhance this beautiful sanctuary of flora and fauna is not without its challenges, not least the globally-recognised threats of climate […]

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