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NEWS FEED: Farming

Lee Farm opens it’s gates to the public

June 29th, 2017

Last Sunday Lee Farm in Angmering, West Sussex,  part of the Arun to Adur Farm Cluster opened their gates to the public to show how local farmers are working together to support local wildlife.  There were tractor and trailer rides, sheep dog trials, sheep shearing demonstrations and other family activities to show what life is like on […]

Arun to Adur Farm Open Day – Lee Farm, Angmering Sunday 25 June

June 20th, 2017

Visit a working farm, enjoy a tractor & trailer ride and find out how local farmers are working together to support local wildlife at a free family fun day from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 25 June. Lee Farm in Angmering, part of the Arun to Adur Farm Cluster, will open their gates with tractor […]

Eastbourne BC decide not to sell downland farms.

March 7th, 2017

Margaret Paren, Chair of South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) welcomes the decision by Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) to call off the sale of their downland farms in light of the public vote against the sales.  She says: “We believe that this is a good decision for the farmers, for the environment, for the people of Eastbourne […]

Farming for the South Downs in post-Brexit Britain

January 27th, 2017

Since the early hours of Friday 24 June 2016 politicians, the media, economists and many of us ordinary, diverse Brits have been trying to understand or predict what life will be like after Brexit. For those of us involved with farming or the environment this future feels uncertain but, as with most change, life without […]

Championing our water

January 20th, 2017

You’re thirsty. You turn on a tap, the glass fills and you drink without a second thought. But did you know that if you live near the National Park – particularly on the southern coast – it’s the chalk of the South Downs we have to thank? Chalk is porous and holds water like a […]

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