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Peak District community groups urged to make a pledge for the planet
Could you plant a bee and insect-friendly garden? Harness power from nature? Reduce your use of plastics? There are so many ways to live a greener lifestyle – and people living in and around the Peak District National Park can learn more in a special event on Saturday 13th July (10am to 4pm).
7 May 2019

Thinking how to be kinder to Kinder
“Think how to be… Kinder.” That was the message of former Pulp frontman and BBC Radio 2 presenter Jarvis Cocker at the Spirit of Kinder Day at Castleton on Saturday (April 27).
3 May 2019

Peak District Photography Gallery welcomes Chris Nowell exhibition
An exhibition by visually impaired landscape photographer Chris Nowell is inspiring people to see the Peak District National Park and photography in a new light – as a means of rehabilitation after life’s setbacks.
26 April 2019

Anti-litter heroes invited to ‘Pick and Play’ in the Peak District National Park
Members of the public are invited to help clean up the Peak District National Park in an annual litter picking event.
26 April 2019

Applications invited for new members of the Peak District National Park Authority
Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) is inviting applications from individuals to join the Peak District National Park Authority, as Secretary of State members
18 April 2019

National Park visitors urged to ‘take it home’ as litter and rubbish collection costs hit £37,000 per year
National Park rangers are asking visitors to think twice before leaving litter in the Peak District, as figures estimate more than 60 tonnes of rubbish a year is being removed from some of the most popular locations.
17 April 2019

Lorna’s epic Pedalling the Parks for #70kfor70 starts on Saturday
This Saturday (13 April) sees intrepid Lorna Fisher pedal off on her epic 1658-mile cycle ride – taking in all 15 UK national parks in just two weeks.
11 April 2019

Trail improvements to take place at Fernilee Reservoir
Soon, visitors to the beautiful Fernilee reservoir in the Goyt Valley will be able to enjoy improved access to the peaceful waterside trail on the east side of the reservoir.
11 April 2019

School-age people are invited to take environmental action in Buxton
Young people aged 13 to 18 years, who want to take part in active conservation and learn more about the wildlife in the Buxton area are invited to become Junior Rangers.
10 April 2019

Discover National Parks fortnight kicks off this weekend
This Saturday (6 April) marks the start of Discover National Parks Fortnight – a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences running throughout the Easter holidays to inspire people of all ages and interests to go outside and explore and learn more about these special places.
5 April 2019

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