Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Approvals for wildcat and whisky projects at Planning Meeting

    Cairngorms National Park

    Wildcats and whisky were on the agenda for the Cairngorms National Park Authority Planning Committee today (Friday 25… The post Approvals for wildcat and whisky projects at Planning Meeting appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 25 September 2020.

  • We want to hear young voices on the future of the National Park

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is reaching out to young people for their views on what the National Park should look like by 2040. A short video will launch on the Authority’s social media platforms tomorrow, asking young people aged 15-30 to have their say.   This is an important ‘next step’ in the […] The post We want to hear young voices on the future of the National Park appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 24 September 2020.

  • Walk this way with the New Forest National Park Authority

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest National Park Authority has changed its popular annual walking festival to a self-guided two-week walking and cycling event and is encouraging people to step outside with the help of a range of resources. The festival has been running for seven years and normally has around 80 guided walks with experts who help […] The post Walk this way with the New Forest National Park Authority appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 September 2020.

  • New appointments as the Authority’s Chairman and Deputy-chair

    Snowdonia National Park

    At the Snowdonia National Park Authority Meeting today, (Wednesday, 23 September) Cllr. Wyn Ellis Jones was elected as the Authority’s new Chairman, with Cllr. Annwen Hughes elected as deputy chair.

    Posted: 23 September 2020.

  • Cultural heritage project strives to save precious wildlife memories before they are lost

    North York Moors National Park

    Researchers at Teesside University are working alongside staff from the North York Moors National Park Authority to collect the treasured memories of the landscape and wildlife of the western Rye catchment area before they are lost forever.

    Posted: 22 September 2020.

  • National Park to address decline of moorland waders in new Management Plan

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority’s latest census has revealed that three out of four species of wading birds across moorland areas of the National Park have declined slightly since the last survey in 2014.

    Posted: 21 September 2020.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 21 September 2020

    Cairngorms National Park

    You can view all currently active Planning applications and the deadline dates for Public Comments on a  weekly list here… The post Weekly list of active planning applications – 21 September 2020 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 21 September 2020.

  • Exmoor fans encouraged to share their love on 'Exmoor Day'

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 18 September 2020.

  • Tackling Climate Change through land management and not forgetting people.

    Cairngorms National Park

    Climate Week Blog Post from board member Doug McAdam With nearly 2000 square miles of Scotland’s most iconic… The post Tackling Climate Change through land management and not forgetting people. appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 18 September 2020.

  • The countdown is on to the Keswick to Threlkeld railway trail reopening

    Lake District National Park

    The £7.9 million project to reconnect the much loved Keswick to Threlkeld railway trail is nearing completion with only two months to go to its long awaited reopening.

    Posted: 17 September 2020.

  • Internationally renowned glassmakers Gillies Jones celebrate 25th anniversary at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby, with A Portrait of Place

    North York Moors National Park

    An internationally renowned team of glassmakers based in the heart of the North York Moors National Park will exhibit work at Danby’s Inspired by… gallery this autumn to mark 25 years of living and working in the National Park.

    Posted: 17 September 2020.

  • Breeding success for raptors in Peak District uplands

    Peak District National Park

    In its 2020 Interim Report, the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative (BOPI) has announced encouraging breeding successes for several raptor species in the moorland areas of the Peak District, thanks to collaboration between landowners, gamekeepers and raptor workers during COVID-19.

    Posted: 16 September 2020.

  • Statement regarding fatal incident on the River Bure

    Broads National Park

    A fatal incident occurred on the River Bure on Tuesday 15 September, resulting in the tragic death of a man in his 20s.

    Posted: 16 September 2020.

  • Health & wellbeing focus of Wee Walks Week

    Cairngorms National Park

    Never before has some form of daily exercise been so important and with Wee Walks Week just around… The post Health & wellbeing focus of Wee Walks Week appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 September 2020.

  • CEO Blog on Climate Week

    Cairngorms National Park

    This past summer has been unlike any before as we dealt with the fallout from the Covid pandemic.… The post CEO Blog on Climate Week appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 September 2020.