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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.

LOCAL HERITAGE STORIES NEEDED FOR PROJECT ARTIST

December 13th, 2017

We are very close to announcing the name of our appointed artist who will be designing sculptures across seven heathland sites in the South Downs National Park. The artists work will reflect what each community values about their heath – from their history and past economic importance to their rare plants and animals. We are right at the very start […]

FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS

October 10th, 2017

What do a wooden bridge over a chalk stream, an attempt to make authentic Roman shoes, a Hilaire Belloc novel, and a community shop have in common? They’re all part of projects supported by the South Downs National Park Authority’s Sustainable Community Fund (SCF). If you have a project in the National Park. If you […]

Nature is good for your health

October 10th, 2017

From royal princes to sporting legends and celebrities, it’s been hard to miss recent coverage on the importance of facing up to our mental health. We spoke to Dr William Bird from Intelligent Health about the role the National Park could play in tackling health and wellbeing. In the early 1990s, as a new GP, […]

Photographing the South Downs

September 5th, 2017

Autumn is a great time to take pictures in the National Park, which is why we run our annual photo competition in September and October. We asked Finn Hopson, talented photographer, gallery owner and Competition Judge about why the South Downs inspire him. The South Downs probably doesn’t top many people’s bucket lists of photography […]

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