Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Cairngorms National Park gets the Minecraft treatment

    Cairngorms National Park

    Can you imagine the Cairngorms National Park with absolutely no built structures in it? Only mountains, lochs, rivers,… The post Cairngorms National Park gets the Minecraft treatment appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 26 February 2021.

  • Ski Centre set to fly high with new attraction

    Cairngorms National Park

    The UK’s largest ski centre is set to expand its offering to visitors with the installation of a… The post Ski Centre set to fly high with new attraction appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 26 February 2021.

  • Public urged to help New Forest’s rare birds survive

    New Forest National Park

    Joint press release with Forestry England: People are being encouraged to help the New Forest play a major role in ensuring the survival of rare ground nesting birds in the UK. By taking a few simple measures during the breeding season, March to late July, the public can help make a major difference to whether […] The post Public urged to help New Forest’s rare birds survive appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 26 February 2021.

  • Three boaters prosecuted for Broads navigation offences

    Broads National Park

    Three individuals have been successfully prosecuted for offences on the Broads.

    Posted: 25 February 2021.

  • Park Talk: Nature fosters resilience

    Cairngorms National Park

    By CNPA Board Member Willie Munro Many people got involved in the RSPB’s Big Garden Bird watch last… The post Park Talk: Nature fosters resilience appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 25 February 2021.

  • Live RAPC meeting – 1 March

    New Forest National Park

    Join a live virtual meeting of the New Forest National Park Authority’s Resources, Audit and Performance Committee (RAPC) on Monday 1 March at 10am. Click here to tune in Following the success of our live streamed Planning Committee meetings, we’re inviting members of the public to join our online RAPC meetings. The RAPC is responsible […] The post Live RAPC meeting – 1 March appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 24 February 2021.

  • Every opinion matters: National Park seeks your views on the future of the North York Moors

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is asking people to ‘be bold’, as it opens up the opportunity for members of the public to share their own opinions about the future of this extraordinary area. The viewpoints gathered will establish a ‘shared vision’, which will sit at the very heart of the National Park’s new Management Plan.

    Posted: 24 February 2021.

  • Flagship environment scheme receives further funding boost

    New Forest National Park

    England’s largest agri-environment scheme has been extended for a further year supporting vital conservation projects and commoning in the New Forest. The Verderers of the New Forest Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) scheme protects and enhances the New Forest National Park’s internationally-important wildlife and habitats. Launched in 2010 as a 10-year agreement with Natural England, it […] The post Flagship environment scheme receives further funding boost appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 24 February 2021.

  • Uncovering the secrets of Franchises Lodge

    New Forest National Park

    Three Bronze Age burial mounds have been revealed at a nature reserve in the New Forest. It took a team of experts and volunteers five days to uncover the mounds, known as round barrows, which were smothered by thick vegetation and trees at Franchises lodge, an RSPB woodland near Nomansland. Round barrows were created in […] The post Uncovering the secrets of Franchises Lodge appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 23 February 2021.

  • Weekly list of active planning applications – 22 February 2021

    Cairngorms National Park

    You can view all currently active Planning applications and the deadline dates for Public Comments on a weekly… The post Weekly list of active planning applications – 22 February 2021 appeared first on Cairngorms National Park Authority.

    Posted: 22 February 2021.

  • National Park launch ‘pop up’ campsite guide

    Lake District National Park

    Ahead of this summer’s potential staycation boom, the Lake District National Park Authority has compiled an information pack and is hosting an online session for farmers and land managers on how to create a pop up campsite for this year’s visitors.

    Posted: 18 February 2021.

  • Free online funding workshops for Lake District farmers

    Lake District National Park

    A number of free online agri-environment information sessions are being held over the next few weeks for Lake District farmers and land managers to find out more about changes to funding.

    Posted: 15 February 2021.

  • Building a path to Exmoor's future rural economy

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 11 February 2021.

  • Affordable homes and 5G mast approved

    Yorkshire Dales National Park

    Planning Committee this afternoon approved an application to build five new affordable homes in the village of Bainbridge in mid-Wensleydale. It’s the third time in four years that the committee has voted in favour a development near the Rose and Crown pub.  Owing to legal challenges brought by some residents against earlier plans, Hornblower Developments […] The post Affordable homes and 5G mast approved appeared first on Yorkshire Dales National Park.

    Posted: 9 February 2021.

  • Live Planning Committee meetings – February update

    New Forest National Park

    The February Planning Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday 16 February 2021 at 9.30am. Click here to tune in to the live streamed meeting View the February agenda and papers See the full planning documents In April 2020 we held the first live streamed Planning Committee meeting – and the first in any National […] The post Live Planning Committee meetings – February update appeared first on New Forest National Park Authority.

    Posted: 8 February 2021.