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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.

Mosaic Champion cycling

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.

Mosaic annual event at Broadhaven

Mosaic brings global community to National Park

Mosaic Champions from across Wales recently gathered in Pembrokeshire for our annual celebration of their achievements in National Parks. 

Campaigners call for £3 billion for "green retrofit" of main roads

We are supporting calls for £3bn to be invested over the next five years in a ragen of green retrofit improvements for existing roads in the forthcoming Road Investment Strategy, to be published by the Government later this Autumn.

James Taylor with Kelly Kettle

The most intense and crazy week - microadventuring in the Lakes

After a week of 'micro-adventures' around the Lake District to celebrate National Parks Week, Mosaic Champion, James Taylor, tells us what he got up to!

The Peak District, Derwent edge (credit PDNPA)

Concerns about latest proposals to remove the need for planning permission

We've recently responsed to the Government's latest proposed changes to the planning system.

Atlantic Woodlands project across Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks scoops top Park Protector Award

A project to help conserve some of the nation's rarest lichens and mosses has scooped the Campaign for National Parks' top Park Protector Award and a bursary for £2,000.

Free Seminar for Businesses Operating in National Parks in Wales

Come and hear how your business may be affected by the Welsh Government’s proposed changes to environment policy and the planning system.