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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.

Exmoor Pony walk

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.


Mosaic Lake District Charcoal burning

From acorns to heirlooms - Mosaic champions see the wood between the trees

From logs to lumber, from acorns to heirlooms – Mosaic Champions are learning about the full wood cycle thanks to a unique initiative in the Lake District National Park.

News from around the Parks

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download. Read updates on each of our 13 England and Wales National Parks.

Media statement in response to publication of North York Moors National Park Authority's officers' report on York Potash application

The Campaign for National Parks is disappointed with the confirmation today that officers of the North York Moors National Park (NYMNPA) have failed to recommend that a planning application for the world's largest potash mine be refused.

Three Welsh Mosaic Champions to take part in new Brecon Beacons National Park mentoring project

Three Wales Mosaic Champions are part of a new pilot project, launched by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, to help improve the representation and inclusivity of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities into public life.



Former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive warns that further cuts to National Park Authority funding could be disastrous

Further cuts to the Government grant to National Parks could have devastating consequences, according to former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Jim Dixon.

Interview with the Winner of the National Parks Young Volunteer Award 2014 and Northumberland National Park Mosaic Champion

Our membership magazine Viewpoint talks to Jerome Bass about how our Mosaic initiative in Northumberland National Park has turned around his life

Transport campaigner Colin Speakman wins Sheila McKechnie award for Dales Rail Bus Network

Transport campaigner and Council member Colin Speakman has received the Sheila McKechnie Transport Campaigner of the Year award for his work in developing the Dalesbus network of services, linking urban centres with the Yorkshire Dales.

Mosaic Wales project draws to a close and starts a new chapter

More than 2,200 people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities have been brought to Welsh National Parks for the first time thanks to the three year Mosaic project run by the Campaign for National Parks.

Campaign for National Parks launches Park Protector Award 2015

Heritage lovers, environmental groups and conservationists could secure important funding and recognition for their work by entering this year's Campaign for National Parks Park Protector Award, whcih is supported by the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust..