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Work to begin on Rampion wind farm

May 18th, 2015

E.ON have today (18 May 2015) announced that funding is in place for the Rampion Offshore Windfarm. Work to bury 14km of cable through the South Downs National Park will now begin in June 2015. E.ON have been granted permission to construct up to 175 wind turbines off the Sussex Coast with a connection to […]

Submit Student Conference papers – deadline extended

May 7th, 2015

Thinking of submitting an entry to the South Downs Student Conference 2015? There’s still time. We’ve had a number of students contact us keen to take part but who need a little more time. So we’ve decided to extend the application date to Friday 5 June 2015. Any current student from Foundation level through to […]

New support for South Downs dairy farmers

May 7th, 2015

In February 2015 the South Downs National Park was named as one of eleven new Food Enterprise Zones (FEZ) created to make it easier for food and farming businesses to expand and diversify. The South Downs FEZ covers the area of the National Park that falls within the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (parts […]

Petersfield Neighbourhood Development Plan – Examination

May 5th, 2015

Public Hearing commencing 10:00 4 June 2015 Festival Hall, Petersfield, Hampshire GU31 4EA The Petersfield Neighbourhood Plan was submitted to the South Downs National Park Authority for examination (regulation 16) on 18 January 2015. A period of public consultation was held from 2 February 2015 – 16 March 2015 inviting representations on whether the Petersfield […]

Responsible dog walkers welcome here!

May 1st, 2015

The South Downs National Park is a great place for dogs to get exercise – particularly as the days get warmer and longer. And there are plenty of physical, social and mental benefits for owners too. Research carried out in 2014 revealed that more than 90 per cent of dog walkers in the South Downs […]

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