Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Crayfish in Crisis Find New Homes in the South West Peak

    Peak District National Park

    This September saw the human-assisted migration of some of the most important, and most endangered, creatures in the South West Peak.

    Posted: 20 September 2019.

  • National Parks need ‘resurgence of nature’

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Natural England leader Tony Juniper has told the UK National Parks Conference that National Parks need to be “distinctively better” places for nature.

    Posted: 20 September 2019.

  • Yorkshire Dales welcomes UK National Parks

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Secretary of State for the Environment Theresa Villiers has told leaders of the UK’s protected landscapes that National Parks have an “important role” in achieving the government’s “core goals”.

    Posted: 20 September 2019.

  • Methodists take new approach to closed chapels

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    The National Park Authority’s Planning Committee today unanimously approved plans to convert Bainbridge chapel into two affordable flats for rent in perpetuity for local people – in a ‘national pilot’ for the Methodist Church.  

    Posted: 20 September 2019.

  • North York Moors on fire alert

    North York Moors National Park

    Recent dry conditions have forced the North York Moors National Park Authority to announce a fire alert.

    Posted: 19 September 2019.

  • ‘Ant Boy’ sees New Horizons ahead with national award win

    Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms Nature Ambassador and Young Nature Champion, Xander Johnston, now has a hat trick of titles to his… The post ‘Ant Boy’ sees New Horizons ahead with national award win appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 19 September 2019.

  • Cairngorms Nature Farm Award – winner announced

    Cairngorms National Park

    The winner of the Cairngorms Nature Farm award 2019 has been announced and this year it is Heather… The post Cairngorms Nature Farm Award – winner announced appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 17 September 2019.

  • Military Procession Will Set off From Minehead

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 12 September 2019.

  • Behind the scenes New Forest Walking Festival returns for bumper year

    New Forest National Park

    Smuggler’s trails, wild play activities and fascinating wildlife are just some of the treats awaiting walkers in this autumn’s extended New Forest Walking Festival. The festival boasts dozens of guided walks led by knowledgeable local experts and booking is now open online. Walks take you behind the scenes in the Forest to reveal the area’s […] The post Behind the scenes New Forest Walking Festival returns for bumper year appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 12 September 2019.

  • Peatland restoration of the Cheviot reaches new heights

    Northumberland National Park

    A major peatland restoration project covering an area roughly the size of 241 football pitches, has just got underway on the summit of the Cheviot, the highest peak in Northumberland National Park to help in the fight against climate change. England’s peatlands play a significant role in storing carbon and are capable of capturing and […] The page Peatland restoration of the Cheviot reaches new heights first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 12 September 2019.

  • Pioneering Female Mathematician's Forgotten Legacy

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 11 September 2019.

  • Commoning community inspires the next generation to love the New Forest

    New Forest National Park

    Children from local schools are learning about the Forest and its fascinating commoning system thanks to a special education toolkit. Nearly 3,000 children and young people have learnt about commoning and the New Forest over the past three years thanks to the Shared Forest project, with over 400 pupils having received their New Forest badges […] The post Commoning community inspires the next generation to love the New Forest appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 11 September 2019.

  • New members for New Forest National Park Authority

    New Forest National Park

    The New Forest National Park Authority has welcomed four new members to its Board. The Authority has 22 members with overall responsibility for making decisions. There are 12 members appointed by the county, district and borough councils with land within the National Park. Six are appointed by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and […] The post New members for New Forest National Park Authority appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 September 2019.

  • Make your views known on a sustainable economy for Cairngorms National Park

    Cairngorms National Park

    Time is running out to get involved in the consultation on the new Economic Action Plan (EAP) for… The post Make your views known on a sustainable economy for Cairngorms National Park appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 10 September 2019.