Second on the bill features the Arun to Adur Farmers Group who farm a wide area in the central section of the Park. It focuses on their attempt to farm both commercially and environmentally.
The South Downs has been a farmed environment for thousands of years and, as such, continues to evolve. Please ensure that you do not disturb the animals or the crops -
Here is “Meet the Farmer” -
Designation that the South Downs would be a National Park was confirmed on 12 November 2009 and is England's newest national park. It became fully operational on 1 April 2011 with an opening ceremony taking place in Petersfield.
The park covers an area of 628 square miles stretching for 87 miles from Winchester in the west to Eastbourne in the east. The geology comprises the chalk hills of the South Downs and the heavily wooded western Weald.
The beauty of this whole area is encompassed along the route of the South Downs Way which spans the entire length of the park.
Just to start things off -
Firstly, “Take the Lead” which rather suggests we should be more responsible for our actions and respectful of the countryside that is around us.
Of course, this is all pretty obvious but, unfortunately, too many people do not feel that it refers to them. We must all ensure the survival of this green and pleasant land.
There we go, food for thought
Hopefully, this page will become a little more organised soon