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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.

Statement on Horton-in-Ribblesdale Primary School

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

The Chairman of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Carl Lis, said: “I am saddened by the decision to close Horton-in-Ribblesdale Primary School. It could have a significant detrimental impact on the viability of the community.

Read the full press release, 'Statement on Horton-in-Ribblesdale Primary School'

Woodland planted in Hawes

Friday, 17 February 2017

Gemma Calvert hammers in a support post, assisted by Sara Langstaff, during a tree planting day in Hawes.

Read the full press release, 'Woodland planted in Hawes'

Permission granted for new houses in Long Preston

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Members of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have granted full planning permission for the construction of 13 houses in the village of Long Preston in Craven.

Read the full press release, 'Permission granted for new houses in Long Preston'

Woodland grants available now

Thursday, 26 January 2017

For landowners considering planting new woodlands in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, now is the perfect time to apply to the Forestry Commission. The window to apply for grants has recently opened and closes on 1 March. This will be the only application window this year.

Read the full press release, 'Woodland grants available now'

Stunning photography at Dales Countryside Museum

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Visitors to the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes have the chance to cast their eye over a new exhibition featuring the stunning photography of David Higgins and Gary Lawson, inspired by the landscape and wildlife of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and other protected areas.

Read the full press release, 'Stunning photography at Dales Countryside Museum'

Hyperfast fibre broadband comes to Dales communities

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Barbon and Middleton, in the Lune Valley, are the latest Dales communities to get together to bring hyperfast fibre optic broadband to each home in their villages.

Read the full press release, 'Hyperfast fibre broadband comes to Dales communities '

Two new Members for National Park Authority

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has two new members.

Read the full press release, 'Two new Members for National Park Authority'

National Park hedge laying results

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

The ninth annual Yorkshire Dales National Park Hedge Laying Competition was held on Saturday 7 January at Settlebeck School, Sedbergh.

Read the full press release, 'National Park hedge laying results'

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