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  • Chairman: ‘Now the real work begins’

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Management Plan (NPMP) 2019-2024 has been published. It sets out, in effect, a five-year work programme to enhance the environment and support the local economy. Date published: 20181210

  • ‘Payment by results’ farm pilots a ‘success’

    Figures and analysis revealed at a farming conference in the Yorkshire Dales this week have suggested that a payment by results approach to agri-environment schemes can produce ‘amazing’ environmental enhancements and strengthen trust between farmers and government agencies. Date published: 20181130

  • New geology website!

    A Lancashire Primary School headteacher has helped produce a beautifully written and illustrated website on the geology of the Ingleborough Dales area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in a project made possible by National Lottery players. Date published: 20181123

  • Chiefs meet on raptor persecution

    The new chair of the national Raptor Persecution Priority Delivery Group, Police Superintendent Nick Lyall, came to the Bainbridge home of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority today to meet Chief Executive Officer David Butterworth and staff from the wildlife and ranger teams. Date published: 20181120

  • 'Star' astrophysicist Tim O'Brien signed up for Dark Skies Festival

    A well-known astrophysicist and popular media commentator on space matters will raise the curtain on next February’s 2019 Dark Skies Festival organised by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authorities. Date published: 20181120

  • List 2019 events now to make The Visitor

    A total of 125,000 copies of The Visitor 2019 will be printed in January and distributed to local and national Tourist Information Centres. Date published: 20181119

  • Barn conversion ‘truly shocking act of vandalism’

    An enforcement notice is to be served on the owner of Snowdrop Barn in Maulds Meaburn – after Planning Committee Members spoke out in the strongest terms about unauthorised works to an 'extremely widely visible' landmark at a 'key northern gateway into the National Park'. Date published: 20181119

  • ‘Deeply rural’ affordable housing schemes approved

    Approval has today been granted for the building of four new affordable homes in Langthwaite in Arkengarthdale – in only the second instance of a community-led housing scheme in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Date published: 20181113

  • ‘Aysgarth Falls are rising!’ National Park Centre wins White Rose Award

    Aysgarth Falls National Park Visitor Centre has won a Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Award in the hotly contested ‘Visitor Information’ category. Date published: 20181113

  • Review: ‘Upper Dales needs affordable housing’

    A review commissioned by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and Richmondshire District Council has demonstrated that affordable housing is needed in the village of Bainbridge, as well as in the wider Upper Dales division of North Yorkshire. Date published: 20181106

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