Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK LOCAL PLAN MILESTONE

    Exmoor National Park

    Local Plan reaches another milestone

    Posted: 17 January 2017.

  • Community grants now available

    North York Moors National Park

    Grants of up to £3,500 are now on offer to communities in the North York Moors National Park for small scale projects.

    Posted: 17 January 2017.

  • Free magazine reveals latest news about Peak District and Derbyshire Archaeology

    Peak District National Park

    Archaeology and Conservation in Derbyshire (ACID) – the annual magazine for people interested in local history – is out now.

    Posted: 13 January 2017.

  • Eastburn road closure

    Northumberland National Park

    For anyone planning to visit the Northumberland National Park Eastburn site, please note, the road to Eastburn (Eastgate) from Hexham’s main street will be closed for two weeks between 9th-23rd January 2017 while maintenance work is carried out to the Tap and Spile. A diversion route has put in place by the County Council, however there are some… The post Eastburn road closure appeared first on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 12 January 2017.

  • National Park’s gallery celebrates 10th anniversary

    North York Moors National Park

    A special exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery marks a decade of showcasing art inspired by the beauty of the North York Moors.

    Posted: 12 January 2017.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 12 January 2017

    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 – 12 January 2017 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 January 2017.

  • Conservation Award 2017 now open

    North York Moors National Park

    Applications are being invited for the 2017 Conservation Awards, closing date 31 March 2017.

    Posted: 11 January 2017.

  • Park Talk – Call for Sites

    Cairngorms National Park

    By Peter Argyle, CNPA Convener The Planning process is often seen as unduly complex, hedged about with lengthy… The post Park Talk – Call for Sites appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 January 2017.

  • Walling and hedging grants now available

    North York Moors National Park

    Grants of up to £2,000 are now on offer to land managers in the North York Moors National Park for hedgerow planting and drystone walling.

    Posted: 9 January 2017.

  • Stanmer Lottery Bid – Yes!

    South Downs National Park

    City celebrates as Parks for People Programme says ‘Yes’ to Stanmer Park! Celebrations begin in Brighton & Hove today after news broke that the city council’s bid for £3.8 million Lottery funding to restore Stanmer Park has been successful. Brighton & Hove City Council has received a co nfirmed grant* of £3.8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund and BIG Lottery Fund’s Parks for People scheme, and the news is being welcomed across the city. “It’s fantastic news,” said Cllr Gill Mitchell, Chair of the Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee. “This project has the potential not just to restore a

    Posted: 9 January 2017.

  • New team of flood recovery rangers kick start ‘Routes to Resilience’

    Lake District National Park

    A new team of park rangers are set to help people in the Lake District enjoy even more of the National Park this New Year.

    Posted: 9 January 2017.

  • Your chance to influence planning policy in the Broads

    Broads National Park

    Posted: 6 January 2017.

  • Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum

    South Downs National Park

    Andrew Lee, Director of Countryside Policy and Management, for the South Downs National Park Authority: "We have read today’s report from the Environmental Audit Committee on The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum with interest. "The report sets out key challenges around the future of environmental land management. While setting out the considerable legislative, financial and administrative challenges ahead, the report also identifies the 'opportunity to create a new agri-environment funding system' to explore innovative land management techniques and funding based on contribution to public good. "With over 85% of the South Downs National Park landscape being

    Posted: 4 January 2017.

  • National Park launches invitations to tender

    Northumberland National Park

    In the run up to summer 2017 and the opening of The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre, Northumberland National Park is inviting catering and digital firms to tender for contracts worth a combined £250,000. The National Park Authority is seeking expressions of interest from experienced caterers, restaurant or café operators who will be responsible for the… The post National Park launches invitations to tender appeared first on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 4 January 2017.

  • Is your community dark sky friendly?

    South Downs National Park

    Whether it’s a park, a playing field or a meadow, there is almost certainly a local spot near you where you can see the stars on a clear night. Over the past year South Downs Ranger Laura Deane, has been working with local organisations and communities to get more of these spots named as official Dark Sky Discovery Sites – places where local people, visitors, schools and groups know that they can go to enjoy the night sky. We asked Laura for her top tips on how to find and protect the dark skies in your parish, village or community:

    Posted: 3 January 2017.

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