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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.

Peregrine young take to the skies

Monday, 1 July 2019

Four peregrine falcons born at Malham Cove this spring have taken their first flights, creating a spectacle for people visiting a free viewpoint at the base of the Cove.

Read the full press release, 'Peregrine young take to the skies'

Handing on Skills for the Future

Monday, 1 July 2019

Recruitment is now underway for four countryside worker apprentices to join Belinda Lloyd, apprentice supervisor, recently appointed by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. This opportunity has been created as part of the Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership Scheme, grant funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

Read the full press release, 'Handing on Skills for the Future'

Coast to Coast path improved

Monday, 1 July 2019

Access rangers are flagging a boggy section of the Coast to Coast footpath in upper Swaledale, in one of the biggest path enhancement projects of the year for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

Read the full press release, 'Coast to Coast path improved'

Teachers offered John Muir Award training

Friday, 7 June 2019

The John Muir Trust and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are offering free places on a training day in Ingleton for teachers and group leaders interested in the John Muir Award.

Read the full press release, 'Teachers offered John Muir Award training'

Be A Ranger For A Day

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Families can join National Park Authority rangers this Saturday for a day of practical conservation. 

Read the full press release, 'Be A Ranger For A Day'

‘Wheely’ fantastic prizes on offer

Friday, 24 May 2019

Top cycling and hospitality prizes are on offer for people who visit each of the Yorkshire Dales’ five National Park Centres this summer.

Read the full press release, '‘Wheely’ fantastic prizes on offer'

Sedbergh pupils help endangered eels

Friday, 24 May 2019

An ‘Eel-lite Team’ at Sedbergh Primary School is caring for a tankful of European eels, a critically endangered species.

Read the full press release, 'Sedbergh pupils help endangered eels'

‘Thank you!’ Three Peaks footpath re-built

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

A much-used footpath off the summit of Yorkshire’s highest mountain has been re-built with locally-quarried stone, following a successful public fundraising campaign.

Read the full press release, '‘Thank you!’ Three Peaks footpath re-built'

Peregrine chicks hatch at Malham

Monday, 20 May 2019

It’s certain that peregrine falcon chicks have hatched high up on Malham Cove.

Read the full press release, 'Peregrine chicks hatch at Malham'

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