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Latest Peak District press releases

Peak District National Park seasonal bus service cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions
A seasonal bus service in the Hope Valley has been cancelled for 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis.
1 May 2020

Bird netting at Chatsworth House
The application to net parts of Chatsworth House was determined in early 2019. In determining the application consideration was made of the legal requirement to protect the Grade 1 listed building and statuary, as well as the legal requirement to protect nesting birds.
30 April 2020

Increased fire risk an added factor to ‘stay at home’ message say National Park
‘Stay home, stay local’ remains the message to everyone from the Peak District National Park ahead of the weekend.
24 April 2020

Innovative Soundscape Launches To Celebrate Peak District National Park’s Anniversary
An audio artwork of voices and sounds from the Peak District has been launched to start the countdown to the Peak District National Park’s 70th anniversary in 2021.
14 April 2020

National Park Authority urges visitors to keep staying at home ahead of Easter weekend break
As the country comes towards the end of a third week of coronavirus ‘lockdown’ the Peak District National Park Authority is urging people not to be tempted to break government measures during the Easter break.
9 April 2020

Peak District National Park thanks thousands for ‘staying away’ but urges rights of way remain open for local communities
The Peak District National Park Authority has thanked the public for 'staying away' following an impassioned campaign to help protect communities and key workers.
31 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
The latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to the Peak District National Park.
17 March 2020

Recognition for 40 years’ service as a volunteer ranger
A volunteer ranger has clocked up over one thousand days of volunteering and received recognition for 40 years of commitment to the Peak District National Park.
14 February 2020

Planning decision for National Park Authority-owned camping and caravan site
The Peak District National Park Authority’s planning committee today (Friday 7 February) granted planning permission for a touring camping and caravan site at Brosterfield, near the village of Foolow, in Derbyshire.
7 February 2020

Breeding Birds Surveys – Peak District moorlands, update
The following statement has been released by Moors for the Future Partnership and Natural England, following the publication of bird surveys in October 2019:
20 December 2019

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