Posts by NigelFrey

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South Downs Society interviewed about Wind Farms

South Downs Society was on BBC1 Inside out yesterday evening talking about the Rampion windfarm off the West Sussex coast vs the decision not to go ahead in Navitus bay, Dorset just off the Jurassic coast (from 13:35 minutes in). […]

New Weekend Taster Walks & Strolls Progaramme Released

We have just uploaded our latest Weekend Taster Walks & Strolls programme which you can download and view HERE. You can join these walks weather you are a member of the society or not and we look forward to welcoming you. […]

Congratulations to Louise

On Saturday this last weekend Louise undertook and completed the 100Km super marathon from London’s Richmond Park to Brighton Racecourse.  We would like to congratulate her for her sterling effort. Here’s what Louise had to say when she came into the […]

A celebration of the South Downs National Park's 5th birthday

Owen Plunkett, publicity officer for Hampshire Ramblers and South Downs Society member organised a celebratory fifth anniversary event at the Park Centre in Midhurst on Saturday 4th April. The meeting began with an address from Margaret Paren, chairman of the […]

Raise money for South Downs Society through BT MyDonate

We are delighted to announce that anyone wishing to establish a fundraising event in support of the society can now do so through BT MyDonate. If you want to make a difference to the South Downs Society and organise an event to raise funds […]

Members Meeting

Held in the Norfolk Arms in November, this half day meeting was an opportunity for Council members to give short talks on particular areas in which they were involved and to encourage questions from members attending this informal event. Chairman, Robert […]

New Songs and Folklore Project launched

The traditional songs, folklore and history of the coastal region of the South Downs will be brought to life in a new project launched by the South Downs Society this week. The ‘Secret Shore’ project, which has received a grant […]

RAFFLE TICKETS – ONE MONTH UNTIL THE PRIZE DRAW!

We hope you enjoyed the latest edition of the Downsman and our quarterly Walks & Strolls leaflet. You will recall we sent you two books of raffle tickets for our Grand Raffle with some fabulous prizes and we now have […]

DON’T FORGET YOUR CHRISTMAS CARDS!

This year our exclusive cards feature Chanctonbury Winter Sunset and Sledging West to Kithurst Hill. They are A6 in size and come in packs of 20, 10 each of the 2 designs. Purchase through the website SHOP today for only […]

Patron Event at Woolbeding Garden near Midhurst

On Thursday 31 July the society was pleased to have the opportunity to invite Patrons to an exclusive evening at Woolbeding Garden. After tea and short addresses by our President Baroness Whittacker and the National Trust’s Petworth House General Manager Rob Jackson we were […]