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Week 10 March - Spring has Sprung

Finally some good weather when I am free and feeling healthier!

It felt great to get out this weekend with temperatures a little higher than they have been. 138 more words

Romans Revisited

We’ve had Sam’s parents staying with us for a couple of days en route to their home in Spain, so we thought we’d combine their company with our ‘special weekend’ for March. 565 more words

In the aftermath of victory, quo vadis?

Here’s a message from our Co-ordinator, Andrew Durling:

So the struggle to save Eastbourne’s downland from being flogged off by Eastbourne Borough Council is over. A famous victory for people power has been won. 359 more words

The Colour Red-poppies and memories 1

I find red one of the most difficult colours to work with, and tend to add it into a piece of work to provide richness, splashes of colours, and to represent flowers such as poppies without trying to “copy” a flower. 319 more words

Textile Art

This land is our land...

On December 21st 2016 a special prayer ceremony was held on the Eastbourne Downs, near Butts Brow, to help people connect deeply with the Earth at the winter solstice. 500 more words

Eastbourne Tories, Labour, and now Greens condemn plan to sell off local downland

The Eastbourne Green Party has recently expressed its unequivocal opposition to Eastbourne Borough Council’s plan to sell off 75% of the Eastbourne Downland Estate,  a rare, fragile, wildlife-rich and much-loved landscape that has belonged to the town of Eastbourne since 1929. 429 more words

A Landscape With Capabilities

By Linda Tancs

Nestled in the heart of England’s South Downs National Park, Petworth has been settled since at least Norman times and is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. 133 more words