Category Archives: Peak District National Park Authority

Kinder Scout trespass campaigner gets a plaque

He went down in history as the man who led the mass trespass at Kinder Scout, where hundreds of ramblers claimed their right to roam in the Peak District countryside. But as a blue plaque was unveiled to honour Benny Rothman, … Continue reading

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Reservoir history walk

The Peak District National Park authority’s rangers are inviting people to put on their walking boots and accompany them on the Dam Builders and Dam Busters guided tour. It will take place on Saturday September 23rd and will cover four miles around the … Continue reading

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VisitEngland encourages Britons to get cycling

VisitEngland is encouraging viewers inspired by Bradley Wiggins’ cycling heroics to get on their bikes and experience the Peak District National Park. If only Wiggins was a walker! VisitEngland’s chairman and chief executive, among others, recently cycled through the Peak … Continue reading

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Fun day to raise awareness of nature reserves

FAMILY fun is on the menu during a nature reserve open day. Part of the ‘Stepping Stones to Nature’ project, the event aims to raise awareness of Cecilly Brook and Hales Hall Pool and advertise volunteer opportunities at the sites. The … Continue reading

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Peak District Trails Review

Peak District National Park bosses have launched a public consultation on its plans for the management of four trails in the area from 2013-17. Cyclists, horse riders and walkers will all be affected by the plans, which the public has … Continue reading

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Peak District scheme to restore derelict barns

A scheme is helping farmers and landowners to restore derelict barns in the Peak District. The Natural England project, in partnership with the Peak District National Park Authority, is helping bring farm buildings back into use. The scheme aims to … Continue reading

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Public views sought as motor ban planned for Peak District tracks

National park bosses plan a second consultation over plans to ban off-roaders from two routes, including one next to one of the most popular climbing crags. Read more: http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2012/07/23/public-views-sought-as-motor-ban-planned-for-peak-district-tracks Chris Sabian is owner of http://www.thedoginn.biz a directory for Dog Friendly Accomodation, … Continue reading

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Beware of Cyclists

Cyclists are invited to take part in a charity off-road bike ride organised by the Derby Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust. The ride, which starts and finishes at Carsington Water and covers 35 miles— 25 miles of which is off road — is one … Continue reading

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Peak Park planning consultation

A CONSULTATION has begun that could affect the way planning decisions are made in the national park. Ashbourne residents are being asked for their views on proposed new planning policies for sustainable buildings and renewable energy in the Peak District National … Continue reading

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Village eco homes given thumbs up

A PAIR of ‘super green’ houses have been given the nod by Peak planning bosses. The two new houses will be built into the side of Bradford Dale on the edge of Youlgrave, much to eco campaigners’ delight. Peak District National … Continue reading

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