National Park news

If you are a journalist with a general enquiry or would like to find out more about our campaigns, email info@cnp.org.uk or ring 0207 981 0890.

Campaign for National Parks new Chief Executive pledges to stop cuts from damaging our treasured protected landscapes

National Park Authorities in England should be given greater long-term financial security to enable them to conserve and enhance our most precious landscapes, according to our new Chief Executive Fiona Howie.

Stop the Cuts to National Park Authority budgets: Putting pressure on our prospective MPs in run-up to the election

We've been challenging MPs and peers since last September - through our Manifesto - to ensure that National Parks remain beautiful and inspirational places that makes a significant contribution to our economy.

Public Inquiry needed to determine controversial North York Moors potash mine plan

The Campaign for National Parks has called for a public inquiry to examine plans to develop the world's largest potash mine in the North York Moors.

National Parks at a crossroads: Campaign for National Parks calls for a moratorium on budget cuts and high-level roundtable this year to consider how to secure long-term future for treasured landscapes

We want to see a moratorium on future budget cuts to National Parks and the establishment of a high-level roundtable.

News from around the Parks

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download.

Cheers for New Forest National Park's tenth birthday but action urgently needed on Lakes-Dales National Park extension and a halt to budgetary cuts

The Campaign for National Parks today welcomed the celebrations around the tenth anniversary of the New Forest National Park but criticised the Government for its inaction over the Lake District - Yorkshire Dales extension and the huge budget cuts facing Park authorities.

Fight against the Cuts - 38 Degrees Petition

National Parks face one of the largest challenges in their 65 year history as huge Government cuts threaten our most iconic landscapes.

 

Campaign for National Parks Mosaic Community Champions take to film to inspire ethnic minorities to visit Welsh National Parks

Community champions - working to bring more people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds to the National Parks - have been so inspired they have created a series of You Tube videos.

New partnership calls for better "Landscapes for Everyone"

Charities across the UK are today joining forces to campaign for the protection and enhancement of our treasured landscapes.

York Potash need to deliver the full facts

We are frustrated by today's news that the company behind proposals to build Europe's largest potash mine in the North York Moors still hasn't provided the full facts about the impact on the National Park

Pages