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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.

‘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'

Romance and grit: life of Yorkshire Dales shepherdess

Monday, 20 May 2019

The inspiring story of third-generation tenant hill farmer and wool fashion designer Alison O’Neill will be told in a special exhibition opening next week at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes.  

Read the full press release, 'Romance and grit: life of Yorkshire Dales shepherdess'

‘Special talent’ exhibits at Yoredale

Friday, 3 May 2019

Young artist Nel Hume is to have her first solo show at the home of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, as part of Swaledale Festival.  

Read the full press release, '‘Special talent’ exhibits at Yoredale'

Dormouse habitat connected in Wensleydale

Friday, 3 May 2019

Nearly half a mile of hedgerows has been planted in Wensleydale to help expand the territory of one of the UK’s most endangered mammals, the hazel dormouse.

Read the full press release, 'Dormouse habitat connected in Wensleydale'

£175,000 available for local projects

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Applications are being invited to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund (SDF), which has £175,000 to allocate in 2019/20.

Read the full press release, '£175,000 available for local projects'

Coming up: Family activity days in Yorkshire Dales

Friday, 5 April 2019

Flowers, lambs, red squirrels and dormice all feature in a packed programme of events and activities getting underway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to celebrate ‘Discover National Parks Fortnight’.

Read the full press release, 'Coming up: Family activity days in Yorkshire Dales'

Peregrine falcon viewpoint to open

Friday, 29 March 2019

A viewpoint will open at Malham Cove on Friday for people to watch the world’s fastest animal, the peregrine falcon, up close

Read the full press release, 'Peregrine falcon viewpoint to open'

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