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National Park communities benefit from more than £250,000 Section 106 funding

December 13th, 2018

The acquisition of an old library to be used at a community facility and town council offices,  improvements to paths and the purchase of new play equipment were among 35 projects in the South Downs National Park awarded a total of £255,828.78 through S106 contributions in 2018. A S106 is a legal agreement used to […]

On the ground in November 2018

December 6th, 2018

From meeting with farmers, offering training and support to local communities, leading walks, organising and training volunteers, controlling invasive species and supporting key species, South Downs National Park rangers are out in the National Park every weekday and many weekends over the year. Don’t forget to say hello if you spot them out working. Here’s […]

Final consultation on Stedham with Iping Neighbourhood Plan

December 5th, 2018

The submitted Stedham with Iping Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) is now open for consultation until Friday 1 February 2019. The plan has been submitted by Stedham with Iping Parish Council to the South Downs National Park Authority for examination by an independent examiner. All representations made as part of the consultation will be sent to […]

Grants up to £5,000 for your community project with Volunteer Ranger support

December 5th, 2018

Grants up to £5,000 plus the support of Volunteer Rangers available in 2019 for South Downs projects Grants of up to £5,000 are available for non-profit organisations, parish councils and landowners in 2019 for projects that care for and enhance the South Downs National Park and promote opportunities for people to understand and enjoy it. […]

Most asked: Elaina Whittaker-Slark, Lead Ranger for the western end of the South Downs National Park

December 4th, 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: Elaina Whittaker-Slark What does a Lead Ranger do? I manage a team of two rangers, two assistant rangers and an apprentice ranger […]

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