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Press Office for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Our Press Office offers news releases, a fact file, advice on filming, quick links within our website and information on who to contact.

A gallery of free-to-use images is available – please credit the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Journalists can subscribe to our news releases RSS feed.

You can find out about committee meetings, dates, agenda papers and minutes in National Park Authority committees .

Our latest press releases

The latest press releases issued by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are listed below.

Use the search to find a particular story or browse our news releases issued since 2005.

Habitat ‘highways’ to connect Hazel Dormice

Friday, 11 August 2017

Funding has been secured for the planting of more than 1,700 metres of hedgerows in mid-Wensleydale to help one of the UK’s most endangered mammals, the Hazel Dormouse.

Read the full press release, 'Habitat ‘highways’ to connect Hazel Dormice'

Forbidden Corner faces enforcement notice

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

An enforcement notice is to be served on the owners of the Forbidden Corner visitor attraction near Leyburn, requiring them to demolish a prominent ‘castle folly’ that has been built without planning permission.

Read the full press release, 'Forbidden Corner faces enforcement notice'

National Park report highlights successes and failures

Monday, 7 August 2017

An annual report on the Yorkshire Dales’ National Park Management Plan (NPMP) has outlined a list of “significant achievements”, as well as some issues where there has been “little or no progress”.

Read the full press release, 'National Park report highlights successes and failures '

Hen harriers return to the Dales

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

One of England’s rarest breeding birds, the hen harrier, attempted to nest in the Yorkshire Dales National Park this spring for the first time in 10 years.

Read the full press release, 'Hen harriers return to the Dales'

Photographers map out the Dales

Monday, 31 July 2017

A unique photographic exhibition – capturing every corner of the Yorkshire Dales – has opened today at the National Park Authority’s Yoredale offices in Bainbridge.

Read the full press release, 'Photographers map out the Dales'

‘Dales 30’ peak-bagging book published

Friday, 28 July 2017

An author from Long Preston has developed a new walking challenge – and published an accompanying book, called ‘Dales 30’ – with the support of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA).

Read the full press release, '‘Dales 30’ peak-bagging book published '

Happy Birthday Dick!

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Veteran Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority volunteer Dick Laidler has celebrated his 70th birthday – during a day’s conservation work on the Coast to Coast path.

Read the full press release, 'Happy Birthday Dick!'

Massive stone flags replace scar on Pennine Way mountaintop

Monday, 24 July 2017

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) rangers have laid more than 200 locally-quarried stone flags on one of England’s most visited mountains. Pen-y-ghent in Ribblesdale

Read the full press release, 'Massive stone flags replace scar on Pennine Way mountaintop '

Ruin of Craven’s feuding past restored

Friday, 21 July 2017

The ruin of a grade-II-listed tower built during a fierce dispute between the most powerful families in Craven nearly 500 years ago has been repaired.

Read the full press release, 'Ruin of Craven’s feuding past restored'

Guided walks laid on for ‘National Parks Week 2017’

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Seven guided walks led by enthusiastic and knowledgeable local volunteers will take place next week in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Read the full press release, 'Guided walks laid on for ‘National Parks Week 2017’'

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