News

National Gathering of Young Champions

Young Champions with the Mosaic youth project from all corners of England gathered last weekend at Pinkery Exploration Centre on Exmoor. They came from the Lake District, Northumberland, the New Forest, the Yorkshire Dales and Exmoor to celebrate Mosaic’s first year...

Park Protector Awards 2014 launched

New funding for conservation projects in National Parks

Environmental campaigners, conservationists and heritage lovers could secure vital funding and recognition for their work by entering this year’s Park Protector Awards, supported by HF Holidays and Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust.

National Parks to be exempt from new barn conversion proposals

The Campaign for National Parks has welcomed today’s announcement that National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are to be exempt from proposals to allow barn conversions without planning permission by thanking the Planning Minister, Nick Boles, for listening to their concerns.

We have moved!

The Campaign for National Parks has moved offices. You can now find us at:

The Campaign for National Parks
5-11 Lavington Street
London
SE1 0NZ
Tel: 020 7924 4077 / Fax: 020 7924 5761 

News release: Letter to Planning Minister Nick Boles MP

Exclude National Parks from barn conversion proposals

Ten charities have sent an open letter to Planning Minister Nick Boles MP, urging him to exempt National Parks from proposals to allow redundant barns to be converted into housing without planning permission.

Selling the Sun - Project Wild Thing

Young Champion, Marianne, reviews the new Project Wild Thing film.

News from Around the Parks Autumn 2013 publication

The latest edition of News from Around the Parks is available to download.

Mosaic Community Champion wins UK Volunteer of the Year

Mosaic Community Champion and Peak District volunteer Dr. Chamu Kuppuswamy has been selected as the winner of the Individual category of the UK National Parks Volunteer Awards. 

Biodiversity offsetting should not be allowed in National Parks

We’ve recently objected to Government proposals to allow developers to create new habitats elsewhere to compensate for loss of wildlife.

Proposals to make barn conversions easier will damage National Parks

Government proposals to make it easier to convert redundant agricultural buildings into homes could lead to the development of huge numbers of isolated dwellings in unsustainable locations and would not result in new homes for those who need them most.

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