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Support for Friends of the Lake District's pylons concerns over pylon plans in the west of the National Park

The Campaign for National Parks is one of a number of organisations that are supporting the Friends of the Lake District's campaign against National Grid's proposals for a 24km long powerline in the west of the National park..

Campaign for National Parks welcomes latest developments to reduce the visual impact of overhead lines in National Parks

National Grid has today (Sept 15) announced that four locations in England and Wales are to be prioritised for detailed technical work as part of the latest stage of a £500m project to reduce the visual impact of electricity pylons in protected landscapes.

 

Five innovative conservation, heritage and amenity projects in England and Wales shortlisted for our Park Protector Award

Five innovative and important conservation, heritage and amenity projects are in the running for the Campaign for National Parks' prestigious annual Park Protector Award, sponsored by the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.

STOP THE CUTS: Campaign for National Parks and 38 Degrees join forces to set up ten English National Parks walks to highlight the effects of the Government cuts on National Park services

National Parks will welcome hundreds of people this weekend as part of a unique partnership between the Campaign for National Parks and pressure group 38 Degrees to highlight our Stop the Cuts campaign.

Mosaic Champions to provide a helping hand for National Parks Week

Our Mosaic Champions are joining the National Parks family's annual celebration of our fantastic breathing spaces for this year's National Parks Week.

 

 

Deep disappointment as Government declines to call in world's largest potash mine

The Government has indicated today that it will not call in the York Potash polyhalite mine application in the North York Moors.

 

 

 

Draconian Government cuts threaten the fabric of our English National Parks

Cuts of up to 40% in real terms to National Park Authority Government funding in England have led to more than 225 job losses over the past five years and huge impacts on the services the

Media Statement on the result of the North York Moors National Park Authority Special Planning Meeting to discuss York Potash application

Following the North York Moors National Park Authority decision today to approve the York Potash application, Ruth Bradshaw, Policy and Research Manager at the Campaign for National Parks said:

"Say No" to world's largest potash mine - 29 environment and amenity groups urge members of the North York Moors National Park Authority

Twenty nine environment and amenity organisations have today (24 June) joined forces to send a letter to North York Moors National Park Authority members urging them to reject proposals for the world's largest potash mine next week.

Mosaic Champions lead pack ponies on Exmoor's annual Perambulation route

Joint press notice with Exmoor National Park Authority

Young champions from the Campaign for National Parks' Exmoor Mosaic team joined the traditional annual Exmoor Perambulation at the weekend, but with a twist - Exmoor ponies carried their supplies.

 

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