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South Downs welcomes National Park review team

July 30th, 2018

The head of the Government’s review into National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) Julian Glover visited the South Downs National Park on 26 and 27 July as part of a fact-finding tour gathering evidence for the review. Over the course of his visit Julian Glover spoke with many different people directly involved […]

Markwells Wood: New Breach of Condition Notice issued

July 17th, 2018

The South Downs National Park Authority has issued a new breach of condition notice relating to Markwells Wood to UKOG (GB) Ltd. The notice, issued on 17 July 2018, relates to planning regulations only. The breach of condition notice relates to planning permission SDNP/13/01347/CND as amended by SDNP/15/01470/CONDC which required that all operations on the […]

New grant scheme to increase affordable housing stock

July 17th, 2018

The National Park Authority is launching a new grant scheme, using money paid by developers, to deliver more affordable housing in the South Downs. Grants of between £10,000 and £30,000 are now available for affordable dwellings constructed on rural exceptions sites (sites that would not be granted planning permission for open market housing) or for […]

Apprentices wanted for South Downs National Park

June 18th, 2018

A new apprenticeship programme for young people interested in conservation and the environment will launch in the South Downs National Park this September. The programme, run by the National Park Authority and supported by the Foyle Foundation, includes seven new roles including four apprentice rangers, two business administration apprentices and a digital marketing apprentice. Trevor […]

SDNPA calls for judicial review on proposal for A27 at Arundel

May 24th, 2018

The South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) today (24 May 2018) resolved to commence proceedings for a judicial review to challenge Highways England’s decision to select a modified version of Option 5A as the preferred route for the A27 Arundel Scheme. Route 5A (amended) would pass through the South Downs National Park, including an ancient […]

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