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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

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

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

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

Starmakers initiative to help meet demand for dark skies events
The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks will be running a Starmakers initiative to recruit and develop a band of expert astro-guides to meet the booming interest in stargazing and the night sky.
Published: 18 Dec 2017

Double celebrations for North York Moors volunteers
Volunteers in the North York Moors are celebrating after scooping the top prize in two of the four categories at the National Parks UK Volunteer Awards 2017.
Published: 23 Nov 2017

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