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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.

Former apprentices secure dream jobs

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Two former Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) apprentices, James Firth and Suzannah Barningham, have fought off stiff competition to be appointed as Access Rangers.

Read the full press release, 'Former apprentices secure dream jobs'

Monitoring report: Dormice “doing well”

Friday, 21 April 2017

Dormouse in a state of torpor, photographed in Freeholders' Wood in October 2016

Read the full press release, 'Monitoring report: Dormice “doing well” '

Figures stack up for Wensleydale Railway expansion

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Independent research has suggested that a planned extension of the Wensleydale Railway from Redmire to Aysgarth will have a “positive effect” on employment and the local economy.

Read the full press release, 'Figures stack up for Wensleydale Railway expansion'

“Rich Seam” project receives Lottery cash

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes has won support from National Lottery players to re-house and exhibit one of the country’s most fascinating lead mining collections.

Read the full press release, '“Rich Seam” project receives Lottery cash'

Community to dig Bainbridge village green

Monday, 10 April 2017

The Lords Trustees of the Manor of Bainbridge have given permission for an archaeological dig on the village green this summer.

Read the full press release, 'Community to dig Bainbridge village green'

Wildlife photography on display at Yoredale

Friday, 7 April 2017

Beautiful photography inspired by the landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales is being exhibited at the National Park Authority’s offices in Bainbridge.

Read the full press release, 'Wildlife photography on display at Yoredale'

Major rights of way deal signed

Friday, 7 April 2017

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has assumed responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following a legal agreement signed with Cumbria County Council.

Read the full press release, 'Major rights of way deal signed '

Artists create fresh attractions at Kilnsey Park

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

A sculpture trail and a series of interpretation panels have been unveiled at Kilnsey Park Estate near Grassington.

Read the full press release, 'Artists create fresh attractions at Kilnsey Park'

Ranger embarks on epic journey to Romania

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Yorkshire Dales Ranger Ian Broadwith has set off on a four-day road trip to Romania, where he’ll help villagers clear an overgrown Communist-era orchard.

Read the full press release, 'Ranger embarks on epic journey to Romania'

Peregrine viewpoint to open at Malham

Monday, 27 March 2017

People wanting to see the world’s fastest animal breed and hunt are being invited to a viewpoint opening at Malham Cove on Saturday.

Read the full press release, 'Peregrine viewpoint to open at Malham'

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