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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.

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!