News

Here is the latest News from Steyning Downland Scheme.

  • Elderflower cordial anyone?

    Wednesday June 22nd, 2016. Bunch of elder flowersThe elder trees are out in bloom and if the weather stays fine this weekend it’s a great time to get out and pick a few heads of elderflower to make some delicious and refreshing elderflower cordial (or even wine!).   Please pick responsibly and leave some flowers for wildlife. We like this Elderflower Cordial recipe from ... Read more
  • Leaning Trees and Sloppy Mud

    Wednesday September 16th, 2015. Muddy pathHopefully we’re now reaching the tail end of another wet and windy winter, but its legacy has been a large number of precariously leaning trees in the Horseshoe Woods and elsewhere on the Steyning Downland Scheme. Some of the more precarious examples are leaning directly over footpaths! We are working to clear these as soon as ... Read more
  • Goings On

    Wednesday September 16th, 2015. view of downlandOn Sunday afternoon (25th January) some local people heard loud bangs coming from the Rifle Range. This could have been caused in several ways, for example people letting off fireworks or hunting rabbits. In any case the Steyning Downland Scheme has not given permission for hunting or shooting on the land, so please do let ... Read more