Latest Peak District press releases
Statement: Hen harrier disappearance in the Peak District
Responding to reports of the failure of two hen harrier nests following the disappearance of male hen harriers thought to be supporting the nests in the area.
16 May 2022
Visitors can enjoy greener day out to the Peak District as seasonal bus service returns
Peak District visitors can once again enjoy some of the National Park's most spectacular views and attractions while leaving the car at home as the Hope Valley Explorer seasonal bus route returns for a third year.
10 May 2022
RIP Tony Hams OBE, former Peak District National Park Authority chair
We were saddened to hear the news of the death of Tony Hams OBE, who was a former Chair of the National Park Authority.
9 March 2022
National Park Authority and Derbyshire Constabulary in new agreement to tackle rural issues in the Peak District
The two organisations will work together to ‘support a safe home and welcoming place for people and wildlife in the Peak District National Park’
2 March 2022
Bumper year for voles sees breeding short-eared owl numbers double in latest Peak District bird of prey report
The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative has published its 2021 breeding season report.
2 March 2022
Partial closures to car parking at Stanage - 21-25 February
To allow helicopter operations to take place and assist conservation and habitat works in nearby upland areas, some car parks at Stanage will be affected next week.
18 February 2022
NEW for 2022! National Park Ranger-led Walks
National Park Rangers are welcoming walkers to their new programme of guided walks.
20 January 2022
Statement on the publication of the government response and consultation for the Landscapes Review
“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.
15 January 2022
Voices From The Peak presents new video: Snow!
A seasonal new video titled Snow! featuring a montage of rarely seen photographs of past winters in Derbyshire’s Peak District has been launched online today (30 December, 2021).
30 December 2021
Restoring the UK’s carbon sinks: new study spells good news for peatlands
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 peat by 2050 as a contribution to mitigating climate change and securing the government target to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2025.
16 December 2021
You can also view our news archive for older press releases.
Older press releases
Looking for an older press release? Try recent news for stories from the past few months, our news archive for press releases back to 2004 or our RSS feed to automatically embed stories on your own website.