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CNP Disappointed with New Forest National Park Bike Scheme Rejection

The Campaign for National Parks is disappointed that the New Forest National Park Authority has turned down plans for a cycle hire scheme that could have made a real difference.to people's travel choices.

Pizza oven at Walltown Northumberland

Pizza in the place, pizza in the park, come get your fill!

At the end of July a little group of Champions and their friends from round the North East gathered at Waltown Country Park to make things out of mud, and sand, clay and straw...

Campaign for National Parks seeks two new trustees

We are looking for two individuals with commitment and passion to join our Trustee Board. It follows the decision by Chris Naylor and Goronwy Edwards to step down earlier this year due to work commitments.

New fracking guidance emphasises the protection for National Parks

The Government has recently clarified its approach to planning for unconventional oil and gas, including the process known as fracking.

News from around the Parks

News from Around the Parks Spring 2014 publication

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download.

Proposals for Government Action on the Outdoors

Outdoor Organisations call on MPs and peers to 'champion outdoor recreation' for the good of the nation

Ten leading outdoor organisations are joining together in Westminster today (11 June) to urge parliamentarians to factor the benefits of outdoor recreation into their manifestos and policies ahead of the next general election.

Cwm Pennant c. David Medcalf

A walk with Jim Perrin and Homan Yousofi in Snowdonia

Writer and Community Champion Homan Yousofi reflects on an inspirational walk in Snowdonia with the much loved nature writer, raconteur and Guardian columnist Jim Perrin.

Threat to affordable housing in National Parks

We’ve recently argued that National Parks should be exempt from Government proposals which could significantly reduce the number of new affordable homes provided in rural areas.

PDNP (Tim Nicholson)

Next steps on road studies

Over the past few weeks, further information has been published about government studies which could lead to major new road proposals in National Parks.

Mosaic Residential in Northumberland

The northern most Mosaic krew had a wonderful time staying at the YHA in Kielder on the hottest weekend of the year so far

Mosaic Young Champions on Dunkery Beacon

National Gathering of Young Champions

Young Champions with the Mosaic youth project from all corners of England gathered last weekend at Pinkery Exploration Centre on Exmoor. They came from the Lake District, Northumberland, the New Forest, the Yorkshire Dales and Exmoor to celebrate Mosaic’s first year...

Community Champion Alan McDonald in Snowdonia

National Parks are good for you!

100% of Champions, in a recent survey. said they feel positive after visiting National Parks. Most feel that this good feeling stays with them for a significant amount of time. We've been exploring the impacts of National Parks on health and wellbeing with the Community Champions in Wales. Here's a taster of the main findings.

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