Volunteers plant 3,500 trees in six week as National Park celebrates Year of Green Action
Volunteer groups in the North York Moors are planting more than 3,500 trees in six weeks, as the National Park marks the start of the government’s ‘Year of Green Action’.
Published: 11 Mar 2019
Pure Light, Bright Water and Rivers of Light
Two North Yorkshire artists whose work reflects the light-filled landscapes of the area in very different ways go on show at Danby’s Inspired by… gallery in April. Pure Light, Bright Water features paintings by Sue Morton, while Rivers of Light is a major solo exhibition of charcoals drawings, mixed-media works and paintings by John Creighton.
Published: 01 Mar 2019
Artists invited to create mini Cleveland Way artworks
Established and emerging artists are being invited to create miniature works of art using the long distance National Trail that runs across the North York Moors National Park as their source of inspiration.
Published: 14 Feb 2019
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
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