National Park encourages families to ‘shop local’ this Christmas
Two upcoming shopping events in the North York Moors National Park will make it easy for people to support local businesses and artists in the run-up to what is often their most important time of the year.
Published: 06 Nov 2018
National Parks boost health and wellbeing, report finds
Exciting new research carried out by academics at the University of York shows that for every £1 invested by the government, the North York Moors National Park generates approximately £7.21 of health and well-being benefits for visitors and volunteers.
Published: 03 Nov 2018
Artist in residence appointed as part of plans for the Cleveland Way 50th anniversary
An ‘artist in residence’ has been appointed as part of plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Britain’s best-loved long distance national trails in 2019.
Published: 31 Oct 2018
Success for Young Anglers
A group of budding young anglers have had a successful and exciting summer of fishing thanks to an initiative in the North York Moors’ Esk Valley.
Published: 30 Oct 2018
National Park announces winners of 2018 Design Awards
The winners of the North York Moors Design Awards 2018 have been announced at the October meeting of the National Park Authority’s Planning Committee.
Published: 18 Oct 2018
National Parks back Big Dipper campaign to protect night sky
Businesses and homeowners across the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales are being urged to take steps to help protect the star quality of the national parks’ dark skies as part of a nationwide campaign to reduce light pollution.
Published: 05 Oct 2018
Royal recognition for National Park Authority’s Apprenticeship Scheme
An exceptional apprenticeship scheme in the North York Moors National Park has been honoured with a prestigious 2018 Princess Royal Training Award.
Published: 24 Sep 2018
Time and Place: an exhibition of work by Leeds Fine Artists at the Inspired by… gallery, Danby
The exhibition, which can be seen from Saturday 20 October to Tuesday 13 November, will showcase the work of 21 members of Leeds Fine Artists, giving their direct personal responses – abstract, figurative or sensory – to Yorkshire landscapes, especially the North York Moors.
Published: 21 Sep 2018
River Esk project shortlisted for Park Protector Award
The annual Park Protector Award by Campaign for National Parks has shortlisted a project in the North York Moors National Park. Discovering the Esk, a project inspiring communities to love the River Esk, is one of five projects shortlisted for the prestigious award.
Published: 03 Sep 2018
National Park seeks seed collectors for major tree project
he North York Moors National Park Authority is looking to recruit a team of volunteer seed gatherers to help build a collection of native seeds from ancient woodlands and veteran trees. The project will see up to 40,000 seeds collected from species including oak, hazel, holly, juniper and rowan. Following collection, the seeds will be grown on by local nurseries, and then used in future woodland creation projects in the National Park.
Published: 24 Aug 2018
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