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May 2019: A HUGE thank you to Steyning & Henfield Rotary Club for their wonderful donation of £1,500 towards our ash dieback appeal. Walking around the Horseshoe Woods this month, it's all too easy to see that the majority of our ash trees are in dire trouble. The very generous donation from the Rotary Club is a  great help for us in working out how to restore the woods, post dieback. Thank you Rotary Club!

Welcome to the Steyning Downland Scheme

Mission Statement: We are a small land management charity with a big heart. We reconnect local people from all walks of life to our unique piece of local downland, benefiting their mind, body and spirit. We create inspiring opportunities for new people to join the community through 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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Site photo credits: Pete Varkala, Neil Hulme, Matthew Thomas

About SDS

Find out what Steyning Downland Scheme does and who we are

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What’s On

We run fantastic conservation events for all the family. Come and join the fun!

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There are many ways to get involved, you can volunteer, donate or just stay in touch.

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