National Park news

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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.

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

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...

Park Protector Awards 2014 launched

New funding for conservation projects in National Parks

Environmental campaigners, conservationists and heritage lovers could secure vital funding and recognition for their work by entering this year’s Park Protector Awards, supported by HF Holidays and Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.

National Parks to be exempt from new barn conversion proposals

The Campaign for National Parks has welcomed today’s announcement that National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are to be exempt from proposals to allow barn conversions without planning permission by thanking the Planning Minister, Nick Boles, for listening to their concerns.

We have moved!

The Campaign for National Parks has moved offices. You can now find us at:

The Campaign for National Parks
5-11 Lavington Street
London
SE1 0NZ
Tel: 020 7981 0890 / Fax: 0207 803 0525

News release: Letter to Planning Minister Nick Boles MP

Exclude National Parks from barn conversion proposals

Ten charities have sent an open letter to Planning Minister Nick Boles MP, urging him to exempt National Parks from proposals to allow redundant barns to be converted into housing without planning permission.

Selling the Sun - Project Wild Thing

Young Champion, Marianne, reviews the new Project Wild Thing film.

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