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National Park planners are highly commended in RTPI awards
The work of Peak District National Park planners in achieving a high quality affordable housing scheme in a protected area has been recognised in the Royal Town Planning Institute’s East Midlands awards.
11 August 2022

Secrets of historic Peak District hall are revealed in new augmented reality app
A historic Peak District family home is now brought back to life in a new augmented reality (AR) app.
27 July 2022

International Bog Day – Moor Reasons to be Cheerful
As the world recognises the vital environmental importance of peat bogs on International Bog Day (24th July), the South Pennines-based Moors for the Future Partnership will be celebrating its own bog restoration success story as its flagship project MoorLIFE 2020 comes to an end this year.
27 July 2022

Planting wildflowers is helping nature and boosting well-being in Hartington
Hartington residents have installed planters filled with long-lasting, bee-friendly plants and created seven wildlife areas with support from the Peak District National Park Authority.
27 July 2022

Taking a new track – Millers Dale Goods Shed on the Monsal Trail re-opens after major renovation
Former Midland Railway staff and their families joined national park teams and volunteers to officially open the renovated Millers Dale Goods Shed on the Monsal Trail.
22 July 2022

Fire risk closure to Access Land - Extreme Red Heat Warning
The risk of fires breaking out on the Peak District Moors has now reached a critical level, unseen for many years. As a result of this, public access has been suspended from all Access Land until this exceptional risk has reduced.
18 July 2022

Peak District project will put down roots for landmark woodland legacy
The Peak District National Park Authority and the Woodland Trust have agreed a landmark collaboration to help increase native woodland in the National Park.
15 July 2022

Peak District National Park Authority re-elects Andrew McCloy as chair
Cllr McCloy, a Parish Member from Youlgrave, was re-appointed to the role in a vote during the Authority’s Annual General Meeting on Friday 1 July. James Berresford was re-appointed as deputy chair of the Authority.
5 July 2022

South West Peak Landscape Partnership celebrates successes
The South West Peak Landscape Partnership has reached the end of its five year programme and has celebrated its successes with staff, volunteers, and partner organisations at an event in Warslow, on 25 June.
30 June 2022

New chief executive Phil Mulligan to join National Park Authority from September
The Peak District National Park Authority has confirmed that Phil Mulligan has been appointed as its new chief executive, taking on the role from early September 2022.
14 June 2022

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