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Statement on the planning inspector’s decision regarding development at Thornbridge Hall & Gardens
As a National Park Authority and planning authority, we respect the decision made by the planning inspector and acknowledge the reasoning set out in the decision notice. We are now taking the time to assess the full implications.
23 March 2023

US conservationists head to Peak District to discover more on ‘30by30’ ambitions
A delegation of representatives from across the United States joined Peak District teams to learn more about international conservation ambitions for ‘30by30’.
16 March 2023

‘New Life brought to an Old Industrial Site’ Peak District National Park Affordable Housing Scheme Wins National Award
A newly-completed housing scheme, providing affordable rental homes in the heart of the Peak District National Park, has won national recognition for its contribution to local housing needs and land regeneration in a National Park community.
15 March 2023

Pics show Blue Peter presenter's first challenge for TV in Peak District - exclusive
Iconic children’s show Blue Peter has welcomed its newest presenter in an adrenaline-fuelled challenge in the Peak District National Park, as exclusive pictures show.
8 March 2023

Top award for Peak District National Park apprentice
Business admin student Amy Brittain-Cartlidge has scooped the Apprentice of the Year award from Buxton & Leek College.
6 March 2023

Family-friendly events at Bakewell Visitor Centre during half-term and more
People calling in at Bakewell Visitor Centre over the half-term holidays and beyond are invited to enjoy two free exhibitions.
15 February 2023

Statement on Organisational Restructure at the Peak District National Park Authority
A Peak District National Park Authority spokesperson said: “With a long-standing ‘flat cash’ government grant settlement that is also expected to continue for the next two years, coupled with the organisation-wide impact of unprecedented levels of inflation, the Peak District National Park Authority is currently reviewing its operational structure.
10 February 2023

New funding unlocks National Park access improvements
Upgraded trail routes, industry-leading mobility equipment and more Miles without Stiles trails are all part of a £130,000 programme to improve accessibility in the Peak District.
8 February 2023

Walks with National Park Rangers help people explore more
People who want to explore more of the Peak District National Park are being encouraged to take a guided walk with the National Park Rangers.
8 February 2023

Join the Peak District Mosaic team – trustee opportunities
Peak District Mosaic is looking for individuals to be part of the trustee team that is passionate about providing opportunities for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to engage with the Peak District National Park.
2 February 2023

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