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National Parks Funding Protected in the Spending Review

We’re absolutely delighted that today [25th Nov] in the spending review Chancellor George Osborne has protected over £350 million funding for English National Parks, AONBs and forests. 

South Downs - Chanctonbury Ring looking East, February 2009 (Richard Reed)

MPs speak up in support of National Parks

Last month we encouraged you, as National Park lovers and enthusiasts, to email your MP asking them to speak up for National Parks in a parliamentary debate on the economic value of outdoor recreation.

News from around the Parks: 2015 Autumn Edition

The Autumn 2015 edition of News from around the Parks is now available to download

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.

 

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