Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • A new bridge for Govilon

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    A newly installed bridge was officially opened last week in Govilon on the popular walking and cycling route that links the village to Llanfoist. Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Member Margaret Underwood attended the celebration on Thursday 5th May, to cut the ribbon. Margaret was joined by walkers, cyclists and the National Park Wardens who […]

    Posted: 13 May 2016.

  • Telling the Story of Brecon at Agincourt in the Cathedral

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Brecon’s involvement with the battle of Agincourt has been brought to life at Brecon Cathedral in commemoration of the important contribution the men of Brecon made to the famous battle fought in France 600 years ago . Working with the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, new interpretation has been created which includes a virtual Agincourt […]

    Posted: 10 May 2016.

  • National Park welcomes new Authority Members

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority has welcomed three new Members. Ms Deborah Perkin, Mr James Marsden and Mr Julian Stedman. Current Authority Members greeted them at the National Park Authority Meeting on 8 April and they will now continue their induction into their role on the governing body of the National Park Authority. The  […]

    Posted: 6 May 2016.

  • Go Underground in the Brecon Beacons

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    Underground Sightseeing launched in the Brecon Beacons National Park over Easter – a new experience which lets visitors take half day guided trips into cave systems they wouldn’t usually be able to visit.  The trips are part of a new partnership project offering a different way to explore the Brecon Beacons National Park by going […]

    Posted: 18 April 2016.

  • Illegal off-roaders targeted across the Park

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    The National Park Authority and two local police forces have joined to target illegal off-roaders in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Operations carried out in March saw off-roaders stopped in their tracks, many leaving the National Park with warnings and pending prosecutions. National Park Authority Wardens, Dyfed Powys, Gwent and West Mercia Police forces have […]

    Posted: 14 April 2016.

  • National Park Authority vote for a fairer system

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    At today’s meeting of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, members unanimously agreed to change how the Authority deals with correspondence received after the committee’s deadline in the three days before the meeting.  Late correspondence has been a source of contention for some time, in particular at Planning and Rights of Way Committee meetings. The […]

    Posted: 14 April 2016.

  • Brecon Beacons National Park Authority says farewell to two Authority Members

    Brecon Beacons National Park

    This month the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority wished farewell to two of its members. Mrs Julie James and Mr Martin Buckle joined the Park Authority in April 2006, they both retire after ten years as Authority Members at the end of next month. At the National Park Authority meeting earlier this month fellow Members […]

    Posted: 23 February 2016.