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Press Office for the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Our Press Office offers news releases, a fact file, advice on filming, quick links within our website and information on who to contact.

A gallery of free-to-use images is available – please credit the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. Journalists can subscribe to our news releases RSS feed.

You can find out about committee meetings, dates, agenda papers and minutes in National Park Authority committees .

Our latest press releases

The latest press releases issued by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are listed below.

Use the search to find a particular story or browse our news releases issued since 2005.

Peregrine young take to the skies

Monday, 18 June 2018

Two young peregrine falcons at Malham Cove have made their first flights – providing a spectacle for onlookers at a free public viewpoint at the base of the Cove

Read the full press release, 'Peregrine young take to the skies'

Celebrating (and helping) Sedbergh’s swifts

Friday, 15 June 2018

The “Save Our Swifts” community project in Sedbergh – which is being supported by the National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund – has reported encouraging news from its nest boxes, on the eve of the UK’s first ever Swift Awareness Week (16 – 23 June).

Read the full press release, 'Celebrating (and helping) Sedbergh’s swifts '

Wensleydale farmers ‘score’ hay meadows

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

A group of farmers helping to pilot a new type of agri-environment scheme were on their knees in a ‘five-star’ meadow at Thornton Rust on Monday, during a two-hour training session run by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) farm team.

Read the full press release, 'Wensleydale farmers ‘score’ hay meadows '

Telecommunications masts approved for Swaledale

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

The YDNPA’s Planning Committee has granted permission to the Home Office to build two telecommunications masts – in Upper Swaledale and in nearby Birkdale – as part of the major national upgrade of the emergency services’ communications network.

Read the full press release, 'Telecommunications masts approved for Swaledale'

Approval for major re-development at Scargill

Friday, 15 June 2018

The YDNPA’s Planning Committee has unanimously approved the Scargill Movement’s plans for its Christian residential and education centre near Kettlewell.

Read the full press release, 'Approval for major re-development at Scargill'

Craven schools inspired by wildflower meadows

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Nearly 300 children from seven schools in Craven have been looking after a patch of wildflower meadow – as part of a project culminating this week at the Grassington Festival.

Read the full press release, 'Craven schools inspired by wildflower meadows'

Malham peregrine chicks shuffle out

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Visitors to the peregrine falcon viewpoint at Malham Cove have been treated to the sight of two chicks shuffling out of their nest site.

Read the full press release, 'Malham peregrine chicks shuffle out'

Volunteer to become ‘Young Ranger Leader’

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

People who love the outdoors and enjoy spending time with young people are being urged to volunteer as a Young Ranger Leader in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Read the full press release, 'Volunteer to become ‘Young Ranger Leader’'

Cook family exhibition at Yoredale

Friday, 18 May 2018

New paintings by Malhamdale artist David Cook, collages by Heather Cook, and photography by their son, Tom, have been put on display in Bainbridge - as part of the Swaledale Festival.

Read the full press release, 'Cook family exhibition at Yoredale '

Our response to farming consultation: “Yes, but…”

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

The government’s “direction of travel” for food, farming and the environment post-Brexit is spot on, but the plans have serious “shortcomings”, National Parks England (NPE) has said.

Read the full press release, 'Our response to farming consultation: “Yes, but…”'

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