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  South Downs College Of Further Education
South Downs College is one of the government’s selected Beacon Colleges and rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, offering students an exciting and rewarding learning experience.
South Downs College was awarded Beacon Status by the government in July 2006 following its outstanding Ofsted Inspection.
At South Downs you can not only feed your mind, but you can also care for your body and calm your spirit by taking advantage of our range of hair and beauty treatments offered in the Ambiance Hair and Beauty Salon.
www.southdowns.ac.uk   (620 words)

  South Downs National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The South Downs National Park is a proposed National Park in the South Downs region of England, stretching for 90 miles, from Winchester in Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, near Eastbourne in East Sussex in the east.
Of the 12 areas chosen in the 1947 Hobhouse Report, the South Downs is the only one yet to become a National Park.
The establishment of a National Park in the South Downs received support from the government in September 1999 and the Countryside Agency made an Order to designating the proposed park in January 2003 which was submitted to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 27 January 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Downs_National_Park   (489 words)

 South Downs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The South Downs is one of the two areas of chalk downland in southern England.
The most famous cliffs of the South Downs, apart from Beachy Head, are the Seven Sisters, between Eastbourne and Seaford.
A national park in the South Downs is proposed, and received support from the government in September 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Downs   (322 words)

 Hills and Downs of Middle-earth
The South Downs were located south of Bree and east of the Barrow-downs.
Michel Delving, the chief township of the Shire, was on the White Downs.
At the foot of the cliff was a gulley that ran north to south.
www.tuckborough.net /hills.html   (6263 words)

 Downs, North, and South Downs - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Downs, North, and South Downs parallel ranges of chalk hills, SE England.
The South Downs (c.65 mi/100 km long) extend from near Winchester, Hampshire, to Beachy Head, East Sussex, and are cut by the Arun, Adur, and Ouse rivers.
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www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-downs-n1o.html   (503 words)

 South Downs Way - Long Distance Routes - Hampshire Countryside
Encouragement is now being given to farmers on the Downs to return their arable land to more traditional forms of management, and the Sussex Downs are designated as areas of outstanding natural beauty.
The South Downs Way is easily accessible by rail from London, with buses serving the major towns nearby and even a special rambler bus running from Brighton to the Downs during the summer months.
The South Downs Virtual Information Centre (this link takes you out of Hantsweb) provides information for tourists and visitors on accommodation, lists of attractions, events, pubs and food stops and many other useful links for visitors to the area.
www.hants.gov.uk /walking/southdowns   (516 words)

 Eastbourne Borough Council - South Downs
The South Downs encompasses a sweep of chalk downland approximately 160km in extent running from Eastbourne in East Sussex to Winchester in Hampshire.
The 4000 acres of land purchased by the Council - the Eastbourne Downland - is a triangular shaped landholding at the easternmost end of the South Downs.
Its boundaries are marked by the Eastern Escarpment, the end of the Downs where the chalk hills meet Eastbourne, the Northern Escarpment, facing the Weald of Sussex, Willingdon Hill and East Dean in the West and the Southern Escarpment, which has been eroded by the seas to forms the famous white cliffs.
www.eastbourne.gov.uk /environment/countryside/downs   (298 words)

 Self-catering accommodation South Downs England
The chalk ridges of the North and South Downs enclose the gentle wooded landscape of the Weald.
It is also close to the south coast for sea bathing and to Winchester and Chichester for sightseeing.
It is just a short drive from the South Downs and the south coast, with all its varied attractions.
www.countrycottagesonline.com /project/search/Self-catering-South-Downs.php   (507 words)

 Arundel and South Downs - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Arundel and South Downs, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in southern England, bordered by nine other Sussex constituencies, including...
The South Downs, together with the North Downs, are the best known of a series of undulating chalk hills south...
Down South, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in County Down, Northern Ireland.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Arundel_and_South_Downs.html   (111 words)

 South Downs College | Support For Disabled Students
It is the aim of the South Downs College, across the breadth and range of its provision, to encourage the participation of students:
This means that South Downs College is committed to offering educational opportunities to a wide range of students/clients and to offering the advice and support necessary for people with disabilities/learning difficulties to join the courses they wish to study and to succeed on them.
While South Downs College will make every effort to offer appropriate courses for people with all kinds of disabilities, it may not always be possible to offer a suitable course, particularly where medical support is deemed necessary in which case staff will endeavour to refer you to appropriate alternative courses elsewhere.
www.southdowns.ac.uk /college_life/abilities.htm   (938 words)

 South Downs College | Why South Downs?
As well as offering a diverse range of courses, our modern and stylish facilities include a large Learning Resources Centre, four cafés, fitness centre, purpose built music building with practice rooms, recital room and recording studio, a fully operational training restaurant and a hair and beauty salon (both of which are open to the public).
One of the many benefits to coming to a college the size of South Downs is the sheer range of facilities and extra- curricula activities we are able to offer our students.
South Downs College is also fully wheelchair accessible, removing any accessibility issues that may hamper a student’s ambitions to attend College.
www.southdowns.ac.uk /full_time/why_south_downs.htm   (718 words)

 South Downs NHS Health Trust - Jobs
South Downs Health NHS Trust provides community, specialist rehabilitation and children’s services to around 250,000 people living mainly in Brighton, Hove and parts of East Sussex.
For staff at South Downs Health NHS Trust the outlook is bright.
South Downs Health is the first NHS trust in England to be recognised by the government for its work in stamping out age discrimination.
www.southdowns.nhs.uk /index.cfm?request=a7   (239 words)

 National Trust | South East | South Downs & West Sussex coast & countryside
The most prominent feature of the countryside in West Sussex is the dramatic chalk ridge of the South Downs that stretches east to west from Eastbourne to Winchester.
The South Downs are characterised by rolling chalk downs, deep dry valleys, steep scarp slopes with wide views over wooded farmland of the Sussex Weald and glimpses of shimmering sea.
Encouragement is now being given to farmers on the Downs to return their arable land to more traditional forms of management.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk /main/w-global/w-localtoyou/w-south_east/w-south_east-places/w-south_east-places-west_sussex.htm   (348 words)

 South Downs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The South Downs is one of the remaining National Park proposals which were outlined in the instrumental Hobhouse report of 1947, which formed the basis of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 and the system of National Parks in England and Wales as seen today.
At present (mid 2004) the process has reached a public inquiry which is allowing the right boundary and administrative arrangements to be debated and for everyone to have the opportunity to participate in the consultation process on these.
The “South Downs National Park, Opportunities for Enhancement (2001)” report has helped demonstrate why the South Downs needs the extra special protection of a National Park and copies can be downloaded here.
www.cnp.org.uk /south_downs1.htm   (423 words)

 South Downs proposed National Park
The South Downs are a special place, providing a sense of wildness within the busy and pressurised south-east.
The South East region where they are situated is one of the busiest and most populated areas in Europe.
The inquiry also heard representations on the South Downs National Park (Variation) Order 2003 and on two Orders revoking the two existing AONB designations.
www.countryside.gov.uk /LAR/Landscape/DL/new_designations/SouthDowns/index.asp   (609 words)

 Visit South Downs|Home
The South Downs is situated in the South East of Engand and is comprised of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs); East Hampshire AONB and Sussex Downs AONB.
The South Downs Joint Committee is continuing to monitor the DEFRA website for updates on the current situation and will comply with Government instructions and work closely with its local authority partners.
Login to the South Downs Sustainable Tourism Network or if you have not already joined register here to use this free service.
www.visitsouthdowns.com   (432 words)

 South Downs :: www.findon.info
The Downs, also called downland, which is actually rolling upland, especially in the chalk areas of southern Britain, characterized by lack of trees and used mainly as pasture, is immensely popular with people who enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as walking, cycling, horse riding and hang gliding.
The South Downs National Park public consultation was launched by the Countryside Agency on 27th November 2001.
One of the biggest opportunities in the South Downs area is the potential for enhancing wildlife, landscape and cultural heritage.
www.findon.info /south_downs/south_downs.htm   (2020 words)

 Scout.com: South Carolina Downs Georgia 6-1 To Sweep Series
South Carolina scored single runs in the first two innings and two in the third to lead 4-0 before Bobby Felmy hit his third home run of the season in the fourth inning for Georgia's only run.
South Carolina meets The Citadel in a non-conference game Wednesday night at Sarge Frye Field before traveling to Baton Rouge for a weekend conference series at Louisiana State.
South Carolina collected 11 hits Sunday, two each by Tolleson, Gregg and Stanley, who had seven hits in three games the past week while filling in in right field for Brendan Winn who was out with a lower back strain.
southcarolina.scout.com /2/366337.html   (491 words)

 South Downs NHS Health Trust
Welcome to the South Downs Health NHS Trust.
Consultant psychiatrist Dr Tim Ojo is the speaker in the latest in the series of Doctor Talks organised by the Friends of Brighton and Hove Hospitals.
Service quality at South Downs Health is rated 'good' in the 2007 annual health check for NHS trusts.
www.southdowns.nhs.uk   (123 words)

 Ramblers Association - Information - Path - South Downs Way
Exhilirating route along the rolling chalk downs of Sussex and Hampshire, through the heart of the area that is eventually to become a new National Park, also open to cyclists and horse-riders.
The Downs Link links the North Downs Way at St Martha's Hill, across the Weald via Horsham to the South Downs Way at Steyning, and on to the coast at Shoreham-by-Sea.
South Downs Way by Paul Millmore, ISBN 1 85410 966 9.
www.ramblers.org.uk /info/paths/southdowns.html   (524 words)

 Mill Hill & the South Downs
south of the reservoir, where the stile used to be, but now it is dismantled and lying in a heap.
Although it was sunny the downs were surprisingly devoid of butterflies.
However, the downs near Shoreham are mostly ploughed up on the east side of the River Adur, but there are pockets of orchids etc.
www.glaucus.org.uk /Millhill.htm   (6357 words)

 Questionmark - Case Studies - South Downs College screens students to provide essential additional learning support; ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
South Downs College is a successful Further Education (FE) establishment, deemed by Ofsted to be the 2nd best college in England, following an inspection in November 2004.
South Downs College also uses Perception to help in identifying students’ preferred learning styles.
Once again it helped to cut down on paper usage and it freed up a good amount of the tutors’ time to concentrate on issues of teaching rather than administration.
www.questionmark.com /uk/casestudies/south_downs.htm   (1227 words)

 South Downs Way Walking Holidays | Macs Adventure
The South Downs Way is a splendid way which encapsulates the most beautiful parts of the South of England.
Without a blemish of modern society The South Downs Way does however show off the ancient civilisations that have shaped this country over centres; from Iron Age settlements and Bronze Age Farmsteads to the Victorian splendour of Eastbourne it’s self.
One thing that can be guaranteed about each town on the South Downs way is that there will be a beautiful and friendly village pub, thatched cottages and fantastic gardens laden with hollyhocks and fox gloves, which all contribute to the appeal of the South Downs Way.
www.macsadventure.com /Walking_holidays/SDW/South_downs_way.htm   (486 words)

 South Downs Way National Trail
The South Downs Way National Trail is open to walkers, cyclists, horse riders, and adventurous disabled people using a suitable cross country buggy.
As the views of the Isle of Wight fade to the west the Downs get progressively more open, and the last stretch in East Sussex is classic downland with big skies and views across the Weald to Ashdown Forest far to the north.
The Trail mostly runs along the crest of the Downs, but there are many fine pubs and pretty villages all along the bottom of the slope, well worth a detour to sample.
www.britainexpress.com /countryside/national-trails/south-downs.htm   (747 words)

 Rural Economy on the South Downs | Oxford Brookes University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It coincided with a period in which the designation of a South Downs National Park and Park Authority were the subjects of a public inquiry - the Inspector's report is expected at the end of 2005.
The key aims of the research project were to contribute to the promotion of sustainable economic and social development and to the establishment of a sustainable and integrated rural economy for the South Downs.
Business within the South Downs economy is based not only on local land and natural resources but also upon the environmental economy and the knowledge economy.
www.brookes.ac.uk /text/parser/0005/www.brookes.ac.uk/publications/research_forum/vol2_issue2/rural/initial   (519 words)

 The South Downs Society : Issues
The The South Downs Society, set up in 1923 to counter post-war housing developments on the South Downs, is to change its name to the South Downs Society.
The highly damaging impact of the quarry (one of the largest in South East England) and the derelict buildings on the Sussex Downs AONB are of particular concern.
The options must not be closed down, outside funding may be obtainable to support restoration costs and in the context of the National Park, restoration demands a long term perspective.
www.sussexdownsmen.org.uk /issues.html   (1041 words)

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