Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • National Lottery funding offers lifeline to threatened capercaillie

    Cairngorms National Park

    The National Lottery Heritage Fund has today announced a £2 million funding package to create community-led projects to… The post National Lottery funding offers lifeline to threatened capercaillie appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 16 June 2020.

  • Live Planning Committee meetings – June update

    New Forest National Park

    The next live Planning Committee meeting will be held at 10am on 16 June 2020. Click here to tune in. The recording will be available for one month via the same link – until the July Planning meeting. In April we held the first ever live streamed Planning Committee meeting – and the first in […] The post Live Planning Committee meetings – June update appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 15 June 2020.

  • National Park appoints new boss eager to bring ‘expertise and passion’

    North York Moors National Park

    Tom Hind, an experienced and respected figure from the rural sector, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the North York Moors National Park Authority. Tom brings with him a strong track record of leadership and strategy development and a great personal commitment to outdoor recreation and nature. He replaces Andy Wilson who is retiring after 20 years at the helm.

    Posted: 15 June 2020.

  • Light at the end of the tunnel in Keswick to Threlkeld Reconnection Project

    Lake District National Park

    Work is progressing well on the £7.9 million Lake District National Park Authority led project to reconnect the much loved Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Trail.

    Posted: 12 June 2020.

  • Planning approvals at Cairngorm Mountain

    Cairngorms National Park

    Car park charging is set to go ahead at Cairngorm Mountain after planning permission was granted today (12th… The post Planning approvals at Cairngorm Mountain appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 June 2020.

  • National Park takes new steps to tackle litter

    North York Moors National Park

    The Education and Ranger teams from the North York Moors National Park Authority are taking steps to instil a positive change in those who are unaware of the damaging impacts of litter.

    Posted: 12 June 2020.

  • Cairngorms National Park Recovery Plan given the Green light

    Cairngorms National Park

    A plan for a ‘Green’ recovery in the Cairngorms National Park was agreed today (12 June 2020) at… The post Cairngorms National Park Recovery Plan given the Green light appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 June 2020.

  • Broads Briefing - June 2020

    Broads National Park

    John Packman's Broads Briefing for June 2020 is now available to read.

    Posted: 11 June 2020.

  • #CairngormsTogether will welcome return of visitors

    Cairngorms National Park

    Joint Press Release from the Cairngorms Business Partnership & the Cairngorms National Park Authority As the Scottish Government… The post #CairngormsTogether will welcome return of visitors appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 June 2020.

  • Park Talk: Going green for recovery

    Cairngorms National Park

    by CNPA Board Member, Deirdre Falconer Tourism is the backbone of the economy of the Cairngorms National Park… The post Park Talk: Going green for recovery appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 June 2020.

  • Conservationists bid to discover habits of nationally rare bat

    North York Moors National Park

    Very little is known about one of Britain’s rarest mammals the Alcathoe bat, after it was first ‘discovered’ in the country 10 years ago, but thanks to the support of energy bar brand, CLIF, conservationists from the North York Moors National Park Authority are looking to change that.

    Posted: 10 June 2020.

  • Marvellous Moths

    Northumberland National Park

    May is often seen as a month symbolic of growth, prosperity, abundance and most importantly new life. From baby birds to extensive families of rabbits, May is a time in which the exploration of new life can be vastly appreciated. In the world of insects this is no different, as more species take to the […] The page Marvellous Moths first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 10 June 2020.

  • National Star Count Recognises Exmoor's Dark Skies

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 9 June 2020.

  • New homes approved, barn conversion refused

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Planning Committee this afternoon approved an application for the construction of eight new homes in Austwick in Craven, bringing to 472 the number of extant permissions for new homes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  The site is allocated in the Local Plan for new homes (see note at bottom).  Speaking after the Planning Committee […] The post New homes approved, barn conversion refused appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 9 June 2020.