Become a Parish Councillor and be the voice of your National Park community
Help shape your local area and consider standing as a Parish Councillor. The forthcoming local elections in May of this year will not only decide the make-up of parish and district councils, but will also affect the membership of the National Park Authority itself.
Published: 05 Feb 2019
First UK public screening of documentary during Dark Skies Festival
The Dark Skies Festival will see the first public screening in the UK of a thought provoking documentary highlighting the enormous impact of light pollution on the world’s population, wildlife and the environment.
Published: 21 Jan 2019
Inspired by... gallery becomes sole Northern England venue for The Lost Words exhibition
The North York Moors National Park’s art gallery is set to become the only venue in Northern England to host a touring nature exhibition which is a unique collaboration between an author and an artist.
Published: 14 Jan 2019
Three yellowhammers, two turtle doves and a song thrush in a blackthorn
The North Yorkshire turtle dove project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is seeking land owners large and small who may be able to give the gift of improved habitat to native bird species in 2019.
Published: 17 Dec 2018
New project could help young people make lifelong connection to nature
The North York Moors National Park Authority has been given initial National Lottery support* for a grant to help encourage families and young people to learn more about nature. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant, made possible by National Lottery players, would allow the Park to double its current outreach provision, reaching more than 300 additional children over the duration of the project.
Published: 13 Dec 2018
North York Moors says #ThanksToYou
The North York Moors is saying ‘thank you’ to National Lottery players by offering a 20% discount on retail (excluding alcohol) at both its National Park Centres between Monday 3 and Friday 7 December.
Published: 30 Nov 2018
Road crossing improvements receive thumbs-up from horse riders
A new bridleway crossing over a busy section of the A171 near Aislaby, Whitby, is providing a safer route for horse riders, cyclists and walkers in the North York Moors.
Published: 26 Nov 2018
Final call for rural business grant scheme
Rural businesses that are looking to expand or diversify in 2019, or individuals looking to launch a new start-up, have only until February to apply for funding which could cover up to 40% of the cost of their projects.
Published: 22 Nov 2018
National Parks over the moon with bagging 'star' astrophysicist Tim O’Brien for Dark Skies Festival
A well-known astrophysicist and popular media commentator on space matters will raise the curtain on next February’s Dark Skies Festival organised by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Published: 13 Nov 2018
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
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