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£225k pilot to improve rural broadband in West Sussex

November 20th, 2015

£225,000 is being made available as part of a pilot grant project to improve connectivity for groups of businesses in West Sussex. The new scheme, available from 30 November, is being launched at a ‘digital access’ summit convened by Arundel and South Downs MP Nick Herbert on Friday 20 November, hosted by the South Downs […]

Seven Sisters GeoCoin now available

November 18th, 2015

The first in a set of collectible and trackable South Downs GeoCoins showcases the iconic Seven Sisters white chalk cliffs contrasted against vivid blues and greens of the sea and chalk grassland. The reverse shows the seven special qualities of the South Downs that you can discover when you join our South Downs GeoTour. The […]

New guide to planning enforcement in the South Downs

November 18th, 2015

As the planning authority for the National Park we expect land owners and developers to comply with planning laws and not carry out development without the necessary planning permission. We are committed to ensuring that planning, and other environmental controls are enforced and where consent is granted, approved plans and conditions are followed. Our new […]

Find your perfect volunteering match

October 30th, 2015

The South Downs Volunteering Fair 11am-3pm, Saturday 7 November South Downs Centre in Midhurst Hundreds of new volunteering opportunities across the South Downs will soon be easier to find for people wanting to gain new skills, discover local history, make new friends, get exercise or enjoy nature. The new interactive online volunteering map, developed by […]

Ghosts and fairies in the South Downs

October 29th, 2015

A study of myths and legends across Sussex and the South Downs has revealed that areas within the National Park could be home to 80 per cent more fairies and a third more ghosts than the average across East and West Sussex. It also reveals that there could be almost twice as much magical treasure […]

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