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Dark Skies application submitted!

January 29th, 2016

Our Ranger Dark-skies-Dan and his group of dedicated volunteers have spent the past three years mapping out the quality of night skies across the National Park. He’s also attended countless parish, town and county council meetings to develop policies that will help protect our skies. All of this in preparation for our bid to get […]

Big Earl wins People’s Choice in South Downs photo competition

January 29th, 2016

Big Earl the bull has won the People’s Choice vote in the South Downs National Park Photo Competition for Ivan Talboys from Newhaven. In his second year as a prize-winner Ivan scooped more than 25% of the votes. Rhian White from Brighton came second for her brilliantly timed shot silhouetting a playful dog jumping in front […]

South Downs Way becomes first fully inclusive National Trail

January 19th, 2016

The South Downs Way has become the first National Trail in the country to become fully inclusive now that anyone in any wheelchair can travel on any part of it from Eastbourne to Winchester. Simon Mulholland of Pony Access has designed a special pony cart which enables any wheelchair user to access rough terrain anywhere […]

Teachers invited to use the South Downs National Park and ‘get dirty’ in 2016

January 12th, 2016

Using sheep to teach maths and science, managing challenging behaviour outside the classroom, and teaching tourism in the most visited national park in the UK will be just some of the highlights of the Our South Downs Teachers Conference on 13 April 2016. The event, now in its fourth year, is packed with inspiration for […]

Vote for your favourite picture

January 7th, 2016

Find out who the judges chose

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