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Who won the people’s choice?

February 6th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favourite picture from the South Downs Photo Competition 17-18! We are very pleased to announce that the winner is Tom Hard for his photo ‘Sussex Farming’. On a misty, golden morning a small flock of sheep are caught on a hillside, looking down across a wooded patchwork […]

Teachers – are you using us enough?

January 8th, 2018

A new term is underway and the Christmas holidays feel like a dream you woke up from too early, but don’t panic. We have a Learning Zone packed full of locally-relevant resources ready for you to use across the entire curriculum. South Downs Education Officer Jonathan Dean shares five ways the National Park can inspire […]

Help us count the stars

January 8th, 2018

Ahead of our second South Downs Dark Skies Festival this February we need your help to measure how our dark night skies are changing by counting the number of stars you can see in Orion. Words by ‘Dark Skies’ Dan Oakley Looking up on a clear night can you see the Milky Way or the […]

A golden harvest and curious cows

January 8th, 2018

An extraordinary composition capturing the shifting seasons from summer to autumn has won first place in the South Downs National Park photo competition 2017/18 – theme ‘Growing Places’. The judges agreed that ‘Harvest Home’ by Ron De’Ath was technically perfect and clearly tells the story of farmers as stewards, caring for the National Park. Ron […]

Photo competition 17/18 winning and shortlisted pictures

January 5th, 2018

The judges have chosen their winner but there’s still £100 up for grabs to the winner of our people’s choice award. Click on the first picture to open the gallery or go straight to our voting page to choose your favourite.

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