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
The winner bakes it all!
Tucking into a slice of cake invariably becomes part of the experiences enjoyed during a day out or holiday in the North York Moors and now visitors to the National Park are being asked to vote for their top establishment serving the sweet stuff.
Published: 27 Jul 2018
Design Awards 2018: There’s still time to submit your favourite development
Home owners, architects, designers, parish councils and members of the public are reminded that there’s still time to enter the North York Moors National Park Authority’s Design Awards for 2018. The closing date for applications is Monday 6 August.
Published: 26 Jul 2018
Family festivals celebrate National Parks Week
To celebrate National Parks Week 2018, which takes place from 23-29 July, the North York Moors National Park Centres at Danby and Sutton Bank will each host a one-day festival of family fun with guided walks, children’s activities and craft demonstrations. The events mark the start and close of the annual celebration, which champions everything that is unique and special about National Parks.
Published: 16 Jul 2018
Sheep surfing, swimming, sailing and eating candy floss – the holidaying sheep flocking to the North York Moors coast
Visitors travelling across the North York Moors National Park this summer are likely to come across carefree sheep appearing to flock towards the coast for a holiday.
Published: 03 Jul 2018
Funding boost for Moors Monuments
The North York Moors National Park Authority has been successful in securing a grant of more than £170,000 to help secure the future of its historic monuments and increase public understanding of their significance.
Published: 02 Jul 2018
North York Moors on fire alert
Dry conditions over recent weeks have forced the North York Moors National Park Authority to announce a fire alert.
Published: 28 Jun 2018
What lies beneath? Archaeologists offer site tours at Beck Hole community excavation
Archaeologists in the North York Moors National Park who are investigating the hidden past of the Victorian mining industry are offering guided tours to visitors during July. The tours will run twice daily at 11am and 2pm from Tuesday 3 to Saturday 7 July, and again from Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 July.
Published: 27 Jun 2018
Teesside University students inspired by the serpents, black dogs and witch hares of the North York Moors
Teesside University Inspired (19 July to 28 August) will feature the work of students in two departments at the Middlesbrough-based university – Fine Art, and Concept Art – inspired by the landscape and folklore of the North York Moors and Tees Valley.
Published: 21 Jun 2018
What’s the best thing to do on the Cleveland Way National Trail
Suggestions are needed for the best things to do and sights to see on the Cleveland Way as part of a new booklet being produced ahead of the National Trail’s 50th anniversary next year.
Published: 19 Jun 2018
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