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The Society welcomes removal of overhead power line at Cocking

Southern Electric Power Distribution has taken down unsightly overhead power lines which marred the appearance of the otherwise picturesque downland village of Cocking, particularly views of the 11th century church. This scheme had been put forward by the Society and […]

Unrestricted barn conversions: a threat to the national park

The South Downs Society has acted in concert with the other national park societies across the country in urging government to exclude the parks from a possible change in planning law that would allow old farm buildings to become new […]

South Downs National Park "Shared Identity" workshops

The South Downs National  Park Authority is working with its partners to develop a new ‘shared identity’ for the National Park.  Rather than a corporate identity for the National Park Authority, it is an identity for this iconic place that […]

Planning for the Future, Building on the present

South Downs Society’s Council has approved a new strategic plan for 2013-16 and an associated action plan for 2013, setting out what we hope to achieve in the current year. A fresh action plan will be produced each autumn. The […]

Celebratory Walks for the National Park’s 3rd Anniversary

The UK’s newest National Park will be three years old on Monday 1 April and the National Park Society – the South Downs Society – is celebrating with special walks throughout the region. Robert Self, a Society spokesperson, said “For […]