Communicating the South Downs

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NEWS FEED: Sustainable Transport

A27: Breaking the bottleneck

January 3rd, 2017

Whether you’re a motorist in and around the South Downs or a dedicated user of public transport you will probably be aware of the various proposals put forward by Highways England (HE) to increase capacity on sections of the A27. Some argue that these are necessary to make journey times more reliable and improve safety. […]

Facing 2017 with resolve

December 16th, 2016

For many people 2016 was a bumpy ride but whatever’s around the corner for 2017 we’re determined to at least start it well. If you feel the same please join us in making some South Downs resolutions: Make nature part of every day For the past two years we’ve joined in the Wildlife Trust’s ‘30 […]

Ten magnificent cycle routes

November 18th, 2016

The official opening of a new 4km shared path between the town of Petersfield and Queen Elizabeth Country Park in Hampshire this November takes the number of routes created or improved in the South Downs thanks to the Department for Transport’s national Cycle Ambition Fund to a magnificent ten. In 2013 we successfully bid for […]

Ben Fogle adventures in the South Downs

November 7th, 2016

Cycling, trail-running, picnicking and geocaching are all on the menu for adventurer Ben Fogle in a new short film promoting the South Downs National Park to national and international visitors. The film, launched for World Responsible Tourism Day on 9 November, showcases just some of the high energy or more gentle experiences visitors can enjoy […]

Free guide makes South Downs Way ‘bite-sized’

October 21st, 2016

The 100 mile South Downs Way national trail just became bite-sized with the launch of a new free guide breaking it into easily accessible day and weekend walks. With twelve different walks graded from ‘moderate’ to ‘challenging’ which all start and end at bus stops or train stations, the guide makes it easier to take […]

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