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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.

Volunteers wanted for farmland bird surveys

Thursday, 14 March 2019

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is looking for volunteers to boost wildlife conservation efforts by carrying out surveys of wading birds this spring.

Read the full press release, 'Volunteers wanted for farmland bird surveys '

Mend Our Mountains pounds start going into paths as work gets underway on Whernside

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

The money raised through the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has started going into work on the ground, after a dramatic helicopter airlift helped path repair work to get underway on Yorkshire’s highest peak last week.

Read the full press release, 'Mend Our Mountains pounds start going into paths as work gets underway on Whernside'

Hanson donates stone for Whernside path

Friday, 22 February 2019

Ingleton Quarry owner Hanson UK has donated 130 tonnes of high quality Greywacke gritstone to the National Park Authority, so that a 200m section of eroded footpath on nearby Whernside, Yorkshire’s highest peak, can be remade.

Read the full press release, 'Hanson donates stone for Whernside path '

DofE leaders invited to Yorkshire Dales

Monday, 18 February 2019

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is to run its first ever training day for Duke of Edinburgh and Scout leaders – to showcase the Dales as an outstanding area to run expeditions.

Read the full press release, 'DofE leaders invited to Yorkshire Dales'

Enforcement against Hawes caravan site

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Bainbridge Ings Caravan and Campsite just outside of Hawes is to be served an enforcement notice, after new owners installed “wholly alien features within the landscape”.

Read the full press release, 'Enforcement against Hawes caravan site '

Embsay Nature Reserve made more accessible

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Craven College students and local volunteers have re-surfaced paths at Embsay with Eastby Nature Reserve, creating a more accessible green space for the community, with support from the National Park Authority’s Area Ranger and the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).

Read the full press release, 'Embsay Nature Reserve made more accessible'

DCM tells the cover story

Monday, 28 January 2019

Striking homemade quilts – which covered the beds of Dalesmen and women before the coming of the duvet – are to go on display at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.

Read the full press release, 'DCM tells the cover story'

Out now: Full Dark Skies Festival programme

Monday, 28 January 2019

Next month’s Dark Skies Festival will see the first public screening in the UK of a thought provoking documentary highlighting the enormous impact of light pollution on the world’s population, wildlife and the environment.

Read the full press release, 'Out now: Full Dark Skies Festival programme'

Ranger completes Pennine Way ‘ultra-marathon’

Friday, 18 January 2019

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority ranger Matt Neale has run the length of the Pennine Way over six days to finish thirteenth overall in the Montane Spine Race.

Read the full press release, 'Ranger completes Pennine Way ‘ultra-marathon’'

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