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Thank you to our volunteers!

May 29th, 2015

The first week of June is Volunteers Week 2015 – created as an opportunity to say thank you to volunteers across the country for the contribution that they make. More than 15m people volunteer in the UK every month lending their time and talents to a wide variety of causes and the National Council for […]

Submit Student Conference papers – deadline extended

May 7th, 2015

Thinking of submitting an entry to the South Downs Student Conference 2015? There’s still time. We’ve had a number of students contact us keen to take part but who need a little more time. So we’ve decided to extend the application date to Friday 5 June 2015. Any current student from Foundation level through to […]

Spring clean your community

March 19th, 2015

Saturday 21 March is the official start of spring, so what better time to begin spring cleaning. Community Clear Up Day is a ‘national spring clean’, backed by the Government, that aims to spruce up England’s high streets, residential and business areas, villages and parks. To get the ball rolling we persuaded a team to […]

The eclipse is coming!

March 18th, 2015

We’ll be setting up our solar telescope outside the South Downs Centre in Midhurst this Friday morning in the hopes that we’ll be able to watch the solar eclipse. If you’re in the area please come and join us. But will the weather stay clear? Dark-skies Dan, who’s leading on our bid for the South Downs […]

South Downs’ straw bales wins people’s choice vote

February 13th, 2015

A golden image of straw bales in evening light is the deserving winner of the people’s choice prize in the South Downs National Park Authority’s photo competition 2014/15. Taken by Andy Walker from Cuckfield in West Sussex, the photograph was shortlisted by the competition judges who praised the technical strength of the picture and loved […]

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