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Sunday 7th August: It's been an exceptionally hot and dry summer so far - great fun for the beach, but not so good for much of our wildlife. We've already had one wildfire this past week (see pic and video), so please be particularly careful to avoid any risk of fire. If you see one, please call the fire brigade straight away.

Absolutely NO BBQs and NO CAMPFIRES are permitted anywhere on the Steyning Downland Scheme - thank you for your co-operation.

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Welcome to the Steyning Downland Scheme

We manage 165 acres (66 ha) of the Wiston Estate, on the South Downs National Park, near Steyning, West Sussex. A registered charity since 2009, we reconnect local people from all walks of life to our unique piece of species-rich downland, benefiting their mind, body and spirit. We create inspiring opportunities for new people to join the community through active volunteering, engaging events and inclusive access, so improving this special place for wildlife and for present and future generations to enjoy.

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Huge thanks to Neil Pringle of Neil Pringle Productions for making this video for us!