Make A Difference Awards MWHG
Great news from the Manhood Wildlife & Heritage Group (MWHG) – the group is a finalist in the Green Award category of the Make A Difference Awards, and members of the group have been interviewed on BBC Radio Sussex and Suffolk about their work.
MWHG will feature on BBC Radio Sussex as a finalist of the BBC Radio Sussex and BBC Radio Surrey Make a Difference Awards, across five shows from the 21st to the 27th August 2023.
The annual Make a Difference Awards recognise people and groups who make life better for others in their communities. In June, MWHG was elated to hear that out of thousands of nominated groups and individuals, they had been selected as one of four finalists in the Green Award category.
In the lead up to the second round of judging, due to take place shortly before the results are announced on the 25th September 2023, the group was invited to be interviewed for a featured story about their community led conservation work, which protects nature on the Peninsula south of Chichester, West Sussex.
Listen on BBC Radio Sussex and BBC Radio Surrey
You can hear our story at the dates and times listed below, on BBC Radio Sussex on 104.5, 95.3FM and DAB and on BBC Radio Surrey on 104.0, 104.6FM and DAB. Anyone outside of these areas can listen live or catch-up on BBC Sounds.
Wednesday 23rd August | Breakfast 7:45 am
Thursday 24th August | Morning 11:50 am
Friday 25th August | Afternoon 3:20 pm
Sunday 27th August | Morning 11:50 am
The Manhood Peninsula Partnership was formed in recognition of the challenges the peninsula faces as a result of climate change and the increasing demands on its environment. By recognising the different issues the area faces, its assets and possibilities, and by valuing its distinct and almost unique character on the south coast, the MPP hopes to create opportunities and... Read More»
The peninsula contains several internationally important nature conservation areas (see wildlife page). Extensive consultation took place to examine how the environmental character of the Manhood could be enhanced by the Medmerry managed realignment scheme and how it could benefit the local population, through sensitive management of habitat and tourism. The scheme has been successfully completed and is now managed... Read More»
Numerous paths, tracks and lanes of ancient origin exist in this country. In 1949, the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act established nationwide Definitive Maps of rights of way so people would know for certain where they could or could not legally walk or ride across other people’s land. It was the start of recording rights of... Read More»