National Park joins forces with police to help protect birds of prey
Staff and volunteers at the North York Moors National Park Authority have joined forces with North Yorkshire Police to launch Operation Owl - a new initiative to reduce the number of illegal attacks on birds of prey in the county.
Published: 23 Feb 2018
Tourism businesses invited to gather to celebrate activities and achievements on the North York Moors Coast
Tourism businesses along the North York Moors coast will gather for a special event in March to hear about the North York Moors National Park’s latest activities to support the renaissance of the coastline. The day will also provide valuable business development and marketing advice.
Published: 19 Feb 2018
New campaign answers 'Call of Nature'
Residents and businesses with off-mains sewage treatment systems are urged to support the ‘Call of Nature Yorkshire’ campaign to help improve water quality in rivers and seas. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the environmental hazard caused by poorly maintained septic tanks, cesspits and package treatment plants and what people can do to help protect their environment.
Published: 12 Feb 2018
North York Moors National Park launches Dark Skies Festival photography competition
Visitors who snap a great image during the upcoming Dark Skies Festival (9-25 February) have the chance of winning a range of outdoor kit courtesy of Columbia Sportswear in a photography competition.
Published: 05 Feb 2018
Community grants on offer in the National Park
The National Park Authority is offering grants of up to £5,000 to community groups within the North York Moors who require financial support for their projects in 2018.
Published: 29 Jan 2018
Positional statement on fracking
The North York Moors National Park is a specially-protected place for good reason. As the guardians of this magnificent landscape, its habitats, wildlife and tranquillity, the Authority - along with the Government - remain firmly against fracking for shale gas beneath the National Park. We need to consider the area’s long-term interests.
Published: 29 Jan 2018
Artists look skywards for inspiration for Dark Skies exhibition
Whether it’s a brooding storm or a starry night, the atmospheric skies above the North York Moors have provided a rich source of inspiration for new works of art in an upcoming exhibition at the National Park’s gallery in Danby.
Published: 23 Jan 2018
Calling all young archaeologists
A new club launching in the North York Moors National Park will provide young people aged eight to 16 with the opportunity to get their hands dirty and learn more about the fascinating world of archaeology.
Published: 22 Jan 2018
Rural businesses ‘still have time’ to apply for a grant
Rural businesses that are looking to expand or diversify in 2018, or individuals looking to launch a new start-up, are reminded that there is still time to apply for funding to cover up to 40% of the cost of their projects.
Published: 18 Jan 2018
TV star joins the celestial line-up for next month’s Dark Skies Festival (9-25 February)
Over 30 new events and locations will feature in the Festival, which takes place 9-25 February, including a ‘Stories under the stars’ storytelling evening hosted by actor and former Cbeebies presenter Alex Winters in the conservatory of the Spa Hotel, Saltburn.
Published: 09 Jan 2018
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