“As the UK’s first National Park recognised for the nation for over 70 years, we welcomed the broad ambition of the Landscapes Review when initially published and continue to support the latest responses to the review from government.
A recent study has demonstrated a new way of restoring peatlands. A major store of carbon, restoring damaged peatlands represents a significant part of the UK’s plans to reduce the nation’s carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. The recommended target set by the Committee on Climate Change is to restore at least 180,000 hectares of […]
Sarah Fowler, chief executive at the Peak District National Park Authority is to leave her role at the Authority after seven years to take up a position as chief executive at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, the UK's leading wetland conservation charity.
The Peak District National Park Authority has welcomed a decision by the Planning Inspectorate to uphold an enforcement notice against a geotextile track installed on Midhope Moor, approximately 18km north-west of Sheffield and 3.5km south of Langsett.
Litter picking kits can now be borrowed from two Peak District visitor centres. The kits - containing a picking guide, bags, a hi-vis jacket and a litter picker - are currently available from Castleton and Bakewell visitor centres on a free day-hire basis.
The National Park Authority is aware that organisations including Manchester & East Midlands Rail Action Partnership (MEMRAP) have developed proposals, and are campaigning for the reinstatement of an active railway line on the route now known as the Monsal Trail.
The enforcement case concerns the erection of a substantial wooden building (currently in use as a café) and construction of a tarmac-surfaced car park and associated driveway. These matters do not relate to Thornbridge Hall itself, which is unaffected by this enforcement notice.