Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their computer or mobile device a bit intrusive, particularly when this information is stored and used by a third party without them knowing. Although this is generally quite harmless you may not, for example, want to see advertising that has been targeted to your interests. If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some functions of that website.


Brackenwood Equestrian Centre

March 23rd, 2015

Brackenwood Equestrian Centre was refused planning permission in 2009. The applicant then chose to build without planning permission and on a larger scale than the original application. In 2009 Chichester District Council refused the application to erect a stable building at Brackenwood because it would “result in a significant addition to the built form within […]

Spring clean your community

March 19th, 2015

Saturday 21 March is the official start of spring, so what better time to begin spring cleaning. Community Clear Up Day is a ‘national spring clean’, backed by the Government, that aims to spruce up England’s high streets, residential and business areas, villages and parks. To get the ball rolling we persuaded a team to […]

South Downs welcomes £4.8m LEADER funding for rural economy

March 19th, 2015

Three local programmes have received funding of almost £5 million to support their work to boost economic growth, create new jobs and improve the quality of life in rural communities in and around the South Downs National Park. The LEADER programme, announced by the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, will provide grants to […]

The eclipse is coming!

March 18th, 2015

We’ll be setting up our solar telescope outside the South Downs Centre in Midhurst this Friday morning in the hopes that we’ll be able to watch the solar eclipse. If you’re in the area please come and join us. But will the weather stay clear? Dark-skies Dan, who’s leading on our bid for the South Downs […]

Web portal to boost South Downs food and drink

March 17th, 2015

Food and drink businesses in the South Downs National Park are getting a free publicity boost through a new online directory and networking service to help promote their produce to local people and visitors. Any food business within a ten-mile radius of the National Park – from country pubs and farm shops to farmers markets […]

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