Jason Eade has won an award for his film about why he and his dog love the Sussex Downs. The competition was to mark the two years since the South Downs became a National Park. See his film in full here.
It's two years since the South Downs became a National Park, protecting a huge area of countryside. To mark the occasion, there's been a competition to make short films celebrating the landscape and the winners have been announced.
The winning film, about a young boy and his dog walking on The Downs was made by Jason Eade. Malcolm Shaw has been talking to him about the film.
‘WIth computer games and smart tvs, some youngsters rarely venture out into the countryside. But a new project from Learning through Landscapes and the South Downs National Park Authority will see many leaving their classrooms to explore the South Downs.
Divya Kohli reports.
Rupert Penry-Jones, star of BBC’s hit series Spooks and Silk and ITV’s Whitechapel, was present today to officially open a new open-air theatre, nestling in the South Downs. The actor lives locally and gave details of the first season of the new Petersfield Shakespeare Festival.