Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Statement on bearded vulture in the Peak District

    Peak District National Park

    Sarah Fowler, chief executive of the Peak District National Park said: “In a year that was already written into the history books by the unusual and unprecedented, no-one in the Peak District expected our skies to be graced by one of Europe’s most magnificent and rarest birds.

    Posted: 7 August 2020.

  • Road trip to the Edge of Empire, by bus

    Northumberland National Park

    Operating daily throughout the summer, the Hadrian’s Wall Country Bus, with the appropriately listed service number: AD122 (the year in which the Wall was built) is not just a means of travel to get up to Wall, it is a really enjoyable experience in its own right; allowing you to site back with no worries, […] The page Road trip to the Edge of Empire, by bus first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 5 August 2020.

  • Historic trees have been protected in the Peak District National Park

    Peak District National Park

    Work has taken place to protect an historic avenue of trees in the Peak District National Park which will ensure the public can enjoy them for years to come.

    Posted: 5 August 2020.

  • Broads Briefing - August 2020

    Broads National Park

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

    Posted: 5 August 2020.

  • Farmers ‘score’ hay meadows as part of trial scheme

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Twelve Dales farmers participating in a pilot payment scheme have surveyed the species-richness of their traditional hay meadows – and submitted score sheets for potentially the last time.  The farming scheme in Wensleydale and Coverdale – now in its fifth and final year – is paying the farmers according to the results they produce; the […] The post Farmers ‘score’ hay meadows as part of trial scheme appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 3 August 2020.

  • Broads Authority Rangers celebrated this World Ranger Day

    Broads National Park

    Today we are celebrating the amazing work that Rangers and Ranger Volunteers do in the Broads.

    Posted: 31 July 2020.

  • Two new members for the board of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have appointed two new members to the board of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) replacing Jocelyn Manners-Armstrong and Judith Donovan who both reached the end of their four-year terms. They are Mark Corner and Derek Twine. Mark Corner Mark Corner is a trustee and former […] The post Two new members for the board of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 30 July 2020.

  • New Forest National Park Authority approves Fawley Waterside development

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest National Park Authority has approved the planning development proposal on the site of the former Fawley power station. At a virtual meeting today, the Authority’s Planning Committee approved the scheme which has been five years in the planning, and is the most significant to have ever been considered by the National Park […] The post New Forest National Park Authority approves Fawley Waterside development appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 28 July 2020.

  • Idyllic Rural Housing in Dulverton

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 28 July 2020.

  • Ambassador scheme launched to help protect the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest National Park Authority is inviting people to become New Forest Ambassadors to help support its work protecting this internationally-important area. Since Covid-19 travel restrictions were eased the New Forest has, like many other locations, received unprecedented numbers of people returning to enjoy time outside. Most people cause no issues and given the […] The post Ambassador scheme launched to help protect the New Forest appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 27 July 2020.

  • Broads Authority bids farewell to Officer Sandra Beckett after 40 years of service

    Broads National Park

    Sandra is retiring after an outstanding length of service at the Authority.

    Posted: 24 July 2020.

  • Fawley Extraordinary Planning Meeting 28 July 2020

    New Forest National Park

    Tune in to our Extraordinary Planning Meeting which will discuss the site of the former Fawley power station. The meeting will be streamed live at 10am on 28 July 2020, and everyone is welcome to watch/listen in. Click here to join. The recording will be available for one month via the same link. In April we […] The post Fawley Extraordinary Planning Meeting 28 July 2020 appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 July 2020.

  • National Lottery funds Tees-Swale project

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Two of the most outstanding landscapes in the English uplands are set to be connected, restored and enhanced in one of the most significant nature programme to be funded in the UK. The National Lottery Heritage Fund is to fund the £8.5million ‘Tees-Swale: naturally connected’programme with a grant of £5.7 million for the 5-year scheme, […] The post National Lottery funds Tees-Swale project appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 23 July 2020.

  • A joint Press Release between Gwynedd Council, Snowdonia National Park Authority and North Wales Police

    Snowdonia National Park

    Authorities come together to implement emergency parking measures

    Posted: 23 July 2020.

  • Hundreds of farmers have their say on Government scheme with ‘thriving plants and wildlife’ topping results

    North York Moors National Park

    Farmers and land managers from the North York Moors National Park have had their say on a proposed new land management scheme that aims to deliver positive outcomes for both the environment and people’s livelihoods.

    Posted: 21 July 2020.