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Questions raised over whether Potash mine will go ahead

Announcement shows that the total cost of the Potash mine has increased significantly and there is a still a lot of work to do to raise the necessary finance.

Friends of the Lakes respond to CLA blog on Lakes to Dales extensions

Marion Temple, Chair of Friends of the Lake District writes a response to Dorothy Fairburn's blog on the Lakes to Dales extensions.

Answers needed for extended park plan

Dorothy Fairburn, Regional Director for CLA North, looks at potential challenges with the Lakes to Dales extension. 

We need to talk about…National Parks

Our chief executive Fiona Howie talks about why we're launching our new blog and survey

Help shape National Parks for the future!

We're launching a survey asking what people value about National Parks and what ideas they have for their future.

Young Champions in Exmoor call for more opportunities for young people to get into National Parks

Mosaic Young Champions share their experiences of how influential the project has been on their lives at the final annual event of our three year project

Planning changes will do nothing to address housing needs in National Parks

We respond to a recent Government consultation on national planning policy, concluding it will lead to inappropriate housing in National Parks.

How easy is it for you to get to, from and around National Parks by bus?

Soon the Government is due to publish the Buses Bill which will give certain local authorities more options for planning bus services in their area. Ahead of this, we want to know, how do buses (or the lack of them) impact on you travelling to, from and around National Parks?

Mosaic Young Champion Karl wins National Parks UK Young Volunteer of the Year 2015!

Huge congratulations to Mosaic Young Champion Karl Epps from the New Forest who has won Young Volunteer of the Year

Last chance to email the Government about fracking under National Parks

Email Amber Rudd Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change now, before the final consultation by the Government asking her to stand up and protect National Parks from fracking!

Dovedale in The Peak District by Tom Mackie

MPs vote to allow fracking under National Parks

We are very disappointed that the Government have voted to allow fracking below the surface of National Parks, AONBs and other protected areas. 

Response to the Government’s consultation on restrictions for fracking

We respond to the Government's consultation on 'Surface Development Restrictions for Hydraulic Fracturing' calling on the Government to provide greater certainty about where fracking is clearly not allowed and thus recognise the significant environmental, economic and societal benefits of National Parks.

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