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Campaign for National Parks Mosaic Community Champions take to film to inspire ethnic minorities to visit Welsh National Parks

Community champions - working to bring more people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds to the National Parks - have been so inspired they have created a series of You Tube videos.

New partnership calls for better "Landscapes for Everyone"

Charities across the UK are today joining forces to campaign for the protection and enhancement of our treasured landscapes.

York Potash need to deliver the full facts

We are frustrated by today's news that the company behind proposals to build Europe's largest potash mine in the North York Moors still hasn't provided the full facts about the impact on the National Park

Government announcement on major roads projects brings little comfort to National Parks

The Campaign for National Parks today criticised the Government's major road proposals in three of England's National Parks, saying it put under threat valuable protected landscapes.

Campaign for National Parks hands out 2014 Park Protector Awards at Dartmoor National Park awards event

Award winners Plantlife and North York Moors National Park Authority received a total of £3,000 yesterday at a ceremony on Dartmoor for their winning entries in the Park Protector Award, organised by the Campaign for National Parks.


Campaign for National Parks seeks exceptional new Fundraising Manager

We are looking for an exceptional fundraising all-rounder to drive forward at pace our fundraising strategy


Plans to reduce the visual impact of overhead lines welcomed

We welcome today's announcement by National Grid to reduce the visual impact of electricity infrastructure in nationally protected landscapes across England and Wales.


Road building plans in the Peak District National Park slammed

We've added our voice to the concerns about major road building plans in the Peak District.

Youngsters tackle Coast to Coast/Hadrian's Wall cycling challenge for Newcastle youth centre

Young champions from the Campaign for National Parks’ Mosaic project are taking part in a marathon cycle ride this weekend (7-9th) to raise funds for a small, vibrant but financially pressed youth project in the west end of Newcastle.

Details of the Welsh review of governance of designated landscapes published

Professor Terry Marsden, Director of Cardiff University's Sustainable Places Research Institute, will chair the independent panel, which will carry out the review of governance arrangements for Wales's designated landscapes.