Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • New project could help young people make lifelong connection to nature

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority has been given initial National Lottery support* for a grant to help encourage families and young people to learn more about nature. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant, made possible by National Lottery players, would allow the Park to double its current outreach provision, reaching more than 300 additional children over the duration of the project.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Public urged to have their say on National Parks and AONBs

    New Forest National Park

    Defra press release. The government’s call for evidence on the Designated Landscapes Review will end on Tuesday 18 December. The public have days left to have their say on what the future of England’s cherished designated landscapes will look like. In October, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and writer Julian Glover invited the public to respond […] The post Public urged to have their say on National Parks and AONBs appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Rangers’ gift to local communities this Christmas

    Lake District National Park

    We’re all thinking of giving presents at this time of year and rangers from the Lake District National Park are no different. Grants of up to £2000 for each of the five areas within the National Park will be awarded to local projects over the next year, so communities are being asked to consider what they’d put on their Christmas wish list.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • National Park communities benefit from more than £250,000 Section 106 funding

    South Downs National Park

    The acquisition of an old library to be used at a community facility and town council offices,  improvements to paths and the purchase of new play equipment were among 35 projects in the South Downs National Park awarded a total of £255,828.78 through S106 contributions in 2018. A S106 is a legal agreement used to mitigate the impact of new homes on the local community. In the South Downs National Park the grants are awarded by the National Park Authority who work with Parish and Town Councils and as other stakeholders within communities as they develop. Projects funded in 2018

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 13 December 2018

    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 – 13 December 2018 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 13 December 2018.

  • Christmas Family Fun at Whitlingham

    Broads National Park

    Visit Whitlingham on Saturday for some festive family fun in the beautiful surroundings of the Country Park.

    Posted: 12 December 2018.

  • Last Chance to Have Your Say on National Parks

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 12 December 2018.

  • Landscape conserved with barn decisions

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Decisions made by Planning Committee today have helped to conserve the open, farmed landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, the Park Authority Chairman Carl Lis has said.

    Posted: 11 December 2018.

  • Dark Skies Poetry Competition Winners

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 11 December 2018.

  • Chairman: ‘Now the real work begins’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Management Plan (NPMP) 2019-2024 has been published. It sets out, in effect, a five-year work programme to enhance the environment and support the local economy.

    Posted: 10 December 2018.

  • Plans get go ahead for consultation

    Cairngorms National Park

    A proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) and an Economic Action Plan for the Cairngorms National Park were approved… The post Plans get go ahead for consultation appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 December 2018.

  • CNPA Gaelic Language Plan 2018-2022 approved

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority Gaelic Language Plan 2018 – 2022 / Ùghdarras Pàirc Nàiseanta a’ Mhonaidh Ruaidh Plana… The post CNPA Gaelic Language Plan 2018-2022 approved appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 December 2018.

  • New deputies at the CNPA

    Cairngorms National Park

    The Cairngorms National Park Authority has a new Deputy Convener of the Board as well as a new… The post New deputies at the CNPA appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 7 December 2018.

  • Park Talk: Be a Board Member

    Cairngorms National Park

    By CNPA Convener, Xander McDade This past month saw the CNPA open our new office extension in Grantown-on-Spey.… The post Park Talk: Be a Board Member appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 6 December 2018.

  • Merlin Helicopters Help Mend Exmoor's Paths

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 6 December 2018.