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NEWS FEED

Community Heroes: Fittleworth Stores

November 8th, 2018

There are many benefits to living in a tiny South Downs village, but easy access to a grocery store and a place to meet and get to know your neighbours aren’t always among them. The people of Fittleworth were determined to tackle the issue head on and this October, after a lot of hard work, […]

Lest we forget: the day that Sussex died

November 8th, 2018

The battle of the Boar’s Head On 30 June 1916 more than 1,300 men from the South Downs and Sussex were killed or injured in just one day in just one battle. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice Sussex composer Damian Montagu and artist Russell Cobb have released a new collaborative animation remembering […]

A27 Update November 2018

November 7th, 2018

Highways England has informed the South Downs National Park Authority that they intend to publish information on all route options for proposals for a bypass on the A27 at Arundel. They have confirmed this will include their analysis of all five route options inside and outside the National Park. They have said that their further […]

Most asked: Daniel Greenwood, Volunteer Development Officer

November 5th, 2018

Answers to questions about a particular area of work in the National Park – some sent in to our newsletter and others that we get asked all the time. Answering this month is: Daniel Greenwood, volunteer development officer for the South Downs National Park. What does a Volunteer Development Officer do? My job is to […]

Managing volunteers on the South Downs

November 5th, 2018

One of the great myths about volunteering is that a volunteer comes for free. It could not be further from the truth. Yes, volunteers donate their time, skills and experience to a cause or given task without payment or contract, but for volunteering to really achieve its aims a volunteer needs a manager. In the […]

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