• Meetings

      Future Meetings

      South Downs Land Managers Executive Committee meet with Officers from the South Downs National Park Authority two or three times each year. Dates for 2019 Liaison Meetings  were 4th April, 5th September, (see below for minutes)  5th December (postponed). There are currently no further meetings scheduled due to Covid-19.

      Executive Committee Meetings take place two or three times a year on the above dates after the Liaison meetings and are open to any members, prospective members and associated organisations.  Details and minutes of EC meetings can be obtained from the Liaison Officerr. Members not on EC are welcome to attend, subject to at least 3 days notice to the Liaison Officer so that we can provide for the right numbers.  The next Executive Committee meeting will take place when coronavirus restrictions are lifted. 

      Past Meetings 

      Annual General Meetings

      The 2019 AGM took place on the 25th June 2019 Minutes, Treasurers Report 2019

      The 2018 AGM took place on Wednesday 27th June . Minutes Treasurers Report

      The 2017 AGM took place on 30th May. Minutes  Treasurers Report

      The 2016 AGM took place on 6th June. AGM minutes click here. Members voted in favour of changes to the SDLM constitution, a revised version can be found here. The Treasurer's Report is available on request. Notes from the talk by PS Tom Carter on Tackling Rural Crime are included at the end of the minutes available to download above.

      The 2015 AGM took place on 22nd April. AGM minutes click here. Chairman's report click here. Treasurers report click here.

      The 2014 AGM took place on 30th April 2014. 
      AGM minutes click here, Chairman's report click here, Treasurer's report click here

      The 2013 AGM took place on 19 June 2013.  
      AGM Minutes click here. Chairman's Annual Report click here

      General Meetings

      The 2017 General meeting took place at Ridgeview Wine Estate on 19th June.  Matt Dowse (SDNPA Ranger Central Area) gave a presentation to Members on the work of Rangers within the Park.  The meeting was followed by a tour of the Ridgeview Wine Estate.  Notes of the meeting are available here.

      The 2015 Summer Meeting took place on 24th June at Coombes Farm Barn.  Fran Southgate from Arun and Rother Connections talked about the project including grants and advice that is available to landowners Presentation. Lucy Howard from South Downs National Park Authority discussed the Local Plan Draft Preferred Options that will be going to public consultation in September and encouraged members of the South Downs Land Managers to submit responses.  Presentation. The draft spatial strategy is available here and the draft agricultural and farm policies are available here.

      2014 Summer meeting 11th June Presentations were given on four projects that the SDNPA are seeking landowners input and guidance, followed by discussion sessions: Click to view presentations: WaterFood and DrinkForestry and Dogs

      The 2013 Summer Meeting took place on 19 June 2013 Minutes click here.  

      The 2012 Autumn General Meeting took place on Weds 28th Nov. 
      Tim Slaney, SDNPA Chief Planning Officer, spoke on the theme of 'Planning in the National Park'. Minutes here.

      Executive Committee Meetings

      Recent South Downs Land Managers Executive Committee Meetings took place on

      5th September 2019

      4th April 2019

      SDLM - SDNPA Liaison meetings

      Recent South Downs Land Managers-SDNPA Officer Liaison Meetings took place on

      5th September Minutes
      4th April 2019 Minutes
      28th September 2018 - Minutes
      27th June 2018 - Minutes
      25th April 2018 - Minutes
      22nd November - Minutes 
      7th September 2017 Minutes  Report of Farming workshops Summary report on Future Farming Workshops held during the summer 
      30th May 2017 - Minutes 
      2nd March 2017 - Minutes
      19th October 2016 - Minutes
      25th May 2016 - Minutes
      24th February 2016 Minutes
      29th May 2015 Minutes here
      15th September 2014 Minutes here
      22nd May 2014 Minutes here
      27th June 2013 Minutes here
      12th April 2013 Minutes here
      5th November 2013 Minutes here


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