Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Wildlife crime allegations on Peak District National Park Authority land

    Peak District National Park

    The Peak District National Park Authority's response to social media posts by the Hunt Investigations Team.

    Posted: 9 January 2018.

  • Exmoor's hedge-laying competition runs again

    Exmoor National Park

    Calling all Exmoor hedge-layers

    Posted: 9 January 2018.

  • Positional statement on fracking

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park is a specially-protected place for good reason. As the guardians of this magnificent landscape, its habitats, wildlife and tranquillity, the Authority - along with the Government - remain firmly against fracking for shale gas beneath the National Park. We need to consider the area’s long-term interests.

    Posted: 8 January 2018.

  • Winter Walks

    Northumberland National Park

    Looking for some inspiration to get out into the National Park?  Our friend Geoff Holland from Cheviot Walks has kindly suggested some great walks for you to enjoy this Winter. “A glass of port in one hand and a luxury chocolate in the other and it is easy to go soft around the edges, Christmas […] The page Winter Walks first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 3 January 2018.

  • Make a fresh start in 2018 and volunteer

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest’s number one event for volunteering opportunities returns in January, bigger and better than ever.

    Posted: 21 December 2017.

  • Figures give ‘hope for the future’ in the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    A new campaign to cut the number of New Forest animals killed or injured on the roads in the winter months has coincided with casualties reducing by half.

    Posted: 20 December 2017.

  • Young Volunteer Placements

    Northumberland National Park

    Twice a year our Ranger Team provide short-term placements for individuals aged 16-25 with an interest in pursuing a career in the environmental/countryside sector The placements take place in Spring and Autumn, are based either at Rothbury or along Hadrian’s Wall, and involve the individual attending a minimum of 10 days over a 3-month period. […] The page Young Volunteer Placements first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 14 December 2017.

  • Tree planting event helps ‘spruce’ up local churchyard

    New Forest National Park

    Families and friends came together to celebrate their loved ones by helping to plant a community wildlife space in the New Forest.

    Posted: 12 December 2017.

  • Dark Sky Park Anniversary

    Northumberland National Park

    This Saturday, the 9th December, is the fourth anniversary of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and we couldn’t have planned the anniversary date much better. In just a few days’ time, we will be treated to the spectacular Geminids Meteor Shower; an annual event that, according to NASA astronomers, is one of the “best […] The page Dark Sky Park Anniversary first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 8 December 2017.

  • Meet Ema Caskie

    Northumberland National Park

    Ema Caskie is one of the National Park’s Farming and Rural Enterprise Officers. Having grown up and worked on her family’s farm and other local farms from an early age, Ema has always maintained a keen interest in agriculture and the environment, which led to her join the team at the National Park in May […] The page Meet Ema Caskie first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 7 December 2017.

  • New Forest schemes win planning awards

    New Forest National Park

    A pioneering affordable housing scheme and a river restoration project have scooped prestigious planning awards for the New Forest.

    Posted: 6 December 2017.

  • Public fall for autumnal Forest photos

    New Forest National Park

    Hundreds of autumnal photos of the New Forest have been whittled down to a handful of their favourites by the public in the National Park Authority’s photo contest.

    Posted: 5 December 2017.

  • Tri-cycle win for local business at New Forest Business Partnership Awards 2018

    New Forest National Park

    Local cycle business Cyclexperience Limited have pedalled their way to triple awards success, including the National Park Authority's category.

    Posted: 30 November 2017.

  • Crafty Christmas at Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre will swing into Christmas spirit on the evening of Tuesday 5th December in partnership with Beacons View Tearoom, hosting their ‘Crafty Christmas’ event. Crafty Christmas will run from 6pm until 9pm, with free parking and no entry charge.  The Visitor Centre will be offering a range of arts […]

    Posted: 28 November 2017.

  • Gunpowder Works becomes Classroom for School Children!

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Children from Penderyn Primary School were given the chance to learn about the industrial past at the remains of the Gunpowder Works near Pontneddfechan. Education Officers from Brecon Beacons National Park Authority led the children on a walk around the heritage site, encouraging them to connect with the past and to also develop their knowledge […]

    Posted: 24 November 2017.