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NEWS FEED: Landscape

South Downs named one of the most beautiful places in England

June 5th, 2015

Rough Guides have named the South Downs National Park as one of the most beautiful places in the country, paying tribute to our traditional English countryside and the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters. If you’d like to explore the Seven Sisters for yourself, we have put together an itinerary that makes use of public […]

World Environment Day – 5 June

June 5th, 2015

Seven billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care That’s the message behind World Environment Day 2015 – that the well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources. But what does this actually mean in practice? As the most populated National Park […]

Work to begin on Rampion wind farm

May 18th, 2015

E.ON have today (18 May 2015) announced that funding is in place for the Rampion Offshore Windfarm. Work to bury 14km of cable through the South Downs National Park will now begin in June 2015. E.ON have been granted permission to construct up to 175 wind turbines off the Sussex Coast with a connection to […]

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 […]

Three years of Nature Improvement Areas

April 23rd, 2015

In 2012 the South Downs Way Ahead project, consisting of 28 organisations led by the South Downs National Park Authority, was chosen to trail blaze the Government’s new Nature Improvement Area scheme to protect habitats and the economic and social benefits they bring. The focus of the project was safeguarding endangered chalk grassland in the […]

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