Campaigns and policy

More must be done to make sure everyone can benefit from our National Parks

In a new report Campaign for National Parks makes the case for improving sustainable travel options to and around National Parks.

Zip wire application withdrawn

An application for zip wires across the Thirlmere valley in the Lake District National Park has been withdrawn.

Mining company refuses to take National Parks seriously

Campaign for National Parks is very concerned about proposed amendments to the planning application for the potash mine in the North York Moors National Park.

Fracking remains a serious threat to National Parks in England

Campaign for National Parks wants the Westminster Government to reflect on the strides forward made by the Scottish Government to ensure fracking will not threaten the future of National Parks.

Improving existing roads must be prioritised over new roads says Campaign for National Parks

Campaign for National Parks has worked with 16 partners, led by the Campaign for Better Transport to urge the Government to make improving existing roads a priority over building new ones.

Questions raised over whether Potash mine will go ahead

Announcement shows that the total cost of the Potash mine has increased significantly and there is a still a lot of work to do to raise the necessary finance.

Planning changes will do nothing to address housing needs in National Parks

We respond to a recent Government consultation on national planning policy, concluding it will lead to inappropriate housing in National Parks.

How easy is it for you to get to, from and around National Parks by bus?

Soon the Government is due to publish the Buses Bill which will give certain local authorities more options for planning bus services in their area. Ahead of this, we want to know, how do buses (or the lack of them) impact on you travelling to, from and around National Parks?

Last chance to email the Government about fracking under National Parks

Email Amber Rudd Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change now, before the final consultation by the Government asking her to stand up and protect National Parks from fracking!

MPs vote to allow fracking under National Parks

We are very disappointed that the Government have voted to allow fracking below the surface of National Parks, AONBs and other protected areas. 


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