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Ollie Barnett, from the Mosaic project in Exmoor

Three of our Mosaic Young Champions have been shortlisted for the 2015 UK National Parks Volunteer Awards

We're absolutely delighted that three of our Mosaic Young Champions have been shortlisted for the UK National Park Volunteer Awards in the Young Individual Category.

No legal challenge to York Potash but greater protection needed against major development in our National Parks

The Campaign for National Parks has confirmed today (5 Nov) that it will not mount a legal challenge against North York Moors National Park Authority's decision to approve the York Potash minehead and mineral transport system.

Final report of Review of designated landscapes in Wales published

The final report of the Independent Panel on the Review of Designated Landscapes in Wales has been published today (29 October 2015). We’re pleased to see that the recommendations support many of the points we made in our evidence to the...

Ask your MP to speak up for National Parks this week

There is an important opportunity for MPs to tell the Government about the value of National Parks and to highlight why their funding should be protected in the upcoming spending review.

Fell Futures presented with Park Protector Award at parliamentary reception in Westminster

Our Park Protector Award winners Fell Futures have been presented with a cheque for £2,000 by our sponsors, the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust, at a parliamentary reception in Westminster this week.

Delight at Defra announcement that Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park extensions have been given the green light

The Campaign for National Parks is delighted with today’s announcement from the Environment Secretary Liz Truss confirming the extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Our response to North York Moors National Park Authority's formal decision notice for the York Potash planning application

The issuing of the formal decision notice for the York Potash planning application today (19 October) is another key step for this project but it is still not the end of the story as far as we are concerned.

 

National Park and Broads Authority and AONB Application Window Opens

Twelve vacancies are currently available to join National Park Authorities in England with a further three posts open in two of our Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty.

Lake District - Yorkshire Dales National Parks Extensions: Two year wait for an announcement and the delay continues

Campaigners battling to secure extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks have now been waiting for two years for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to make a decision on the Planning Inspector's report.

Lake District National Park's Fell Futures project to revive traditional rural skills wins our annual Park Protector Award

A project to arrest the decline in traditional rural skills in the Lake District has won this year's prestigious Campaign for National Parks Park Protector Award, sponsored by the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.

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