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Let’s move to Rothbury, Northumberland: ‘It’s pretty near perfect’ image
....Well connected? Trains: the nearest is the east coast mainline, 20 minutes’ drive away in Alnmouth or Morpeth. Driving: you can be up in the national park in minutes, it’s 20 minutes to the A1, to Alnwick, half an hour to the coast or Morpeth, and 45 minutes to Newcastle. ...
Don’t be duped by paid-for booking websites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 06:00:20 AM
.... They also appear for overseas items. I was looking to book a lodge in Yosemite national park, California, so when I did a search and saw the first option was Nationalparkreservations. ...
US budget: No cash for Trump's wall in budget deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 06:26:01 AM
.... . The failure to act would have closed national parks and monuments and left hundreds of thousands of government employees without pay. ...
A hasty election before Britain sees the hard truth of Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 05:59:05 AM
.... It was a big moment for Brown, the Bank and the nation. Similarly, this election could well be historic – not in a good sense, as I hope to explain – but the decision to call it appears to have been finalised in the wonderful atmosphere of the Snowdonia national park. ...
US billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:01:10 PM
.... . On his 100th birthday in 2015, he donated 1,000 acres of land next to a national park to the state of Maine. ...
Let’s move to Ashbourne, Derbyshire: ‘A delightful town’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 04:29:04 PM
....com. Nathalie Quigley “It’s a great location for accessing the lovely villages and landscapes of the national park. ...
The new retirement: how an ageing population is transforming Britain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 08:07:13 AM
....But these days, sexagenarians don’t shuffle in looking sorry for themselves. Instead, he says, they are more likely to appear clad in lycra having cycled to their appointment across Exmoor national park. ...
Scottish mining company sells its first gold image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 05:01:05 PM
.... Each solid gold coin weighs an ounce, which represents a markup of nearly 400% on the current market price of $1,192 (£959) per ounce. The company hopes that the auction, the first sale of Scottish gold in recent history, will attract enough investment to fund its long-delayed mining operation at Cononish on the edge of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park in Stirlingshire in the southern Highlands. ...

Stuck on an allotment waiting list? Your prayers could be answered 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 06:00:00 PM
.... . The Church of England’s 10,000 local churchyards have been described as being like an extra national park. ...

Shock in the Kremlin as Putin fires chief of staff Sergei Ivanov
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of August 2016 11:32:10 AM
....Mr Ivanov is believed to be one of a small clique, including Mr Putin, Nikolai Patrushev, the secretary of the security council, and Alexander Bortnikov, the director of the FSB, the modern-day successor to the KGB, who made the decision to annex Crimea in 2014. He also has a reputation of being an environmental activist and is widely credited with helping to create a national park in the Russian far east which has played a key role in saving the critically endangered Amur leopard. ...

Elephant washed away from herd in floods saved in dramatic rescue 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 07:51:25 PM
....”. Last month, these baby rhinos were saved from a national park in northeastern India. ...

Taliban gunmen ambush British tourists in western Afghanistan
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 4th of August 2016 11:05:19 AM
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Yorkshire steals old rival's towering glory in War of the Roses land grab
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....Coincidentally, the expansion came into effect on Yorkshire Day, which was established in 1974 after a local government reorganisation redrew the county’s boundaries, with some areas suffering the indignity of being moved into Lancashire. The expansion of the Dales is part of a reorganisation intended to resolve “unfinished business” after the creation of the national parks. ...

South African ranger arrested for allegedly killing white rhino
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 05:27:56 PM
....A South African ranger and veterinary technician responsible for preventing poaching in Kruger National Park have been arrested for allegedly killing a white rhino. Rodney Landela, an award-winning ranger with 15 years experience on the frontline fighting poaching, was arrested by his junior rangers along with Kenneth Motshotso, a long-time employee of the national park, on Wednesday. ...

Baby rhinos saved in amazing rescue from monsoon floods in India 
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 11:49:15 AM
. Six rhino calves have been rescued from being washed away by monsoon floodwaters at a national park in northeastern India. ...
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Grizzly bear kills mountain biker near Montana national park
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 30th of June 2016 05:11:56 AM
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'We're being slowly suffocated': UK readers on the problem of second homes image
....Related: ‘English out’: Cornwall’s fightback against second homes. We heard from people living not only in coastal towns in Cornwall or Devon, but also inland areas such as north Wales and the Lake District, where the national park authority recently published a report on the impact of second homes on its communities. ...
North Yorkshire council fracking decision a 'declaration of war' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 11:02:32 AM
....Anti-fracking campaigners have accused North Yorkshire council of declaring war on people’s rights to clean air and water after it approved the first operation to frack for shale gas in five years. Campaigners opposed to the development outside Kirby Misperton – a village in Ryedale near the North York Moors national park – launched a “people’s declaration” in an attempt to stop the process going ahead. ...
Fracking wins battle in Yorkshire but not the war | Damian Carrington image
....Yet this seems to be generating more suspicion than reassurance among people. A U-turn on a ban on fracking under national parks only made things worse. ...
In the timeless Yorkshire moors of my childhood, the frackers are poised to start drilling image
....What North Yorkshire is facing now is a decision that many other picturesque rural landscapes could be facing in the next two decades. Huge efforts will be mobilised, I suspect, to protect heritage landscapes such as national parks, but what of those other places between and around them, landscapes that can be just as rich with heritage and beauty? The islands of protected landscape could end up marooned. ...
Fracking tests in North York Moors move step closer in face of protests image
. Fracking tests on fields near the North York Moors national park have moved a step closer despite fierce opposition. ...
Let’s move to Northumberland: for soft sand and craggy castles image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 03:30:59 PM
....Well connected? Trains: at least every hour or two from Alnmouth to Newcastle (30 minutes) and north to Edinburgh (65); every two or so hours to Berwick (20 minutes). Driving: 10-20 minutes to Alnwick and the A1, 45 to Newcastle, an hour to Berwick and Northumberland national park. ...
Let’s move to Northumberland: for soft sand and craggy castles image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 03:30:59 PM
....Well connected? Trains: at least every hour or two from Alnmouth to Newcastle (30 minutes) and north to Edinburgh (65); every two or so hours to Berwick (20 minutes). Driving: 10-20 minutes to Alnwick and the A1, 45 to Newcastle, an hour to Berwick and Northumberland national park. ...
Could Trump really save the US $19tn? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 8th of April 2016 02:52:33 PM
.... . To get close to Mr Bennett's figure, Americans would have to give up all their national parks, and sell the natural resources on public land including timber and minerals. ...
Fast cars and education create hope of revival in Welsh valleys image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of March 2016 04:00:31 PM
.... On the lower parts, you have to tread carefully to avoid losing a boot in the oozing bog; higher up, you have to look out for adders which like to bask on the rocky outcrops. If all goes to plan, within a few years this 830-acre site on the edge of the Brecon Beacons national park and just north of Ebbw Vale will be transformed into the Circuit of Wales, a £315m project to create a racetrack, centre of automotive excellence, hotels and a campsite. ...
‘I couldn’t have worked until 75’: retirees talk about state pension age image
.... He turned 75 last June. He lives with his wife Anne in a village in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales national park. ...
Crowdfunded bid for NZ beach accepted image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of February 2016 10:39:54 PM
....The campaign also negotiated with local Maori groups, who argued the beach should be handed over to them. The land - marketed as "a remarkable seven-hectare utopia" - will now be included in a state-managed national park along with other bits of land bought by the government, Ms Barry said. ...
Fears over ending mining on North Stradbroke a 'sandstorm in a teacup': report image
....In fact, he said, thsae end of mining would have “minimal or positive impact” on most island stakeholders – holiday home owners who do not live there. They would benefit if more of the island and its natural attractions became accessible – a point argued by the environment minister, Steven Miles, when last month Sibelco refused him access for a fifth time to travel through a mining lease area to visit a national park with media. ...
The man who made work into a theme park image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 12:25:47 AM
.... . To make it possible financially, they decided to operate all the international parks as franchises. ...
Bushfire-proof houses are affordable and look good – so why aren't we building more? image
....More people can live in biodiverse areas around Australia, says Weir, by embracing bushfire-resistant design. “We shouldn’t be locking [these areas] up as national parks. ...
Surreal estate: a piece of medieval Italy – in pictures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of January 2016 07:00:00 AM
....Once virtually an abandoned ghost town, Santo Stefano di Sessanio has now been largely restored and is thriving as a fashionable weekend and summer retreat, particularly favoured by visitors from Rome, 150km north. The village’s rebirth is largely due to the efforts of Italian-Swedish businessman Daniele Kihlgren, who fell for the unspoilt beauty of the village – situated in the Gran Sasso national park in the Apennines – when he chanced upon it on a solitary motorbike trip in the 1990s. ...
How one man plans to make billions selling Mojave desert water image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of January 2016 03:43:49 PM
....”. David Lamfrom, the director of the National Parks Conservation Association’s California desert and wildlife program, said he believed that “full examination of the Cadiz Inc proposal will once again prove that it is unsustainable and that it will harm our desert national parks, communities, businesses, and wildlife”. ...
Homeowners count the cost as floods force prices to plummet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of January 2016 10:00:18 PM
....After serious flooding elsewhere, house prices have generally recovered within a few years, according to estate agents in affected areas. This is particularly the case in national parks or other locations where there is strong demand for second and holiday homes. ...
Floods ruined our business – we now need to rebuild it from scratch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of December 2015 06:00:21 PM
.... Immediately, we had a three hour visit from a consultant, carried out in the cold, damp, stinking shop, working out possible new layouts and store configurations. One of our first jobs is to apply for planning permission for new doors and windows as we are within the Lake District national park. ...
Remember our miners as industrial heroes | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of December 2015 06:23:51 PM
....We import cheap and cleaner coal rather than invest in clean coal technology and support for our own industry in thrall to the market. George Osborne has removed the subsidy for carbon capture and storage, while the government supports fracking beneath national parks and we seek investment from China to build a nuclear power station while they plan hundreds of coal-fired stations at home. ...
How pens and ergonomic furniture are changing the face of Indigenous business image
....When many Australians think of Indigenous business, they think tourism, the arts or bush tucker. Perhaps national parks, cultural awareness or mining. ...
Fracking: plans to drill 68 new shale gas wells unveiled image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 01:50:41 PM
.... . The areas earmarked for shale exploration include parts of the North Yorks Moors and Peak District national parks as well as several Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and part of Chancellor George Osborne’s Tatton constituency. ...
UK frackers get licences to explore image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 01:28:36 PM
....Areas opened up for exploration include land around Chesterfield, Sheffield, Barnsley, York, and Preston, Burnley Bolton, and Chester. Blocks of land adjacent to national parks including the Lake District, the Peak District and the North York Moors are also now open for exploration. ...
UK government hands out new fracking licences image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 01:20:13 PM
....”. On Wednesday, MPs voted to allow fracking under Britain’s national parks, drawing accusations that the government had sneaked the measure through parliament without a proper debate. ...
Why the fracking fight could get nasty image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 12:12:22 AM
....It has also changed the rules on property rights - fracking companies no longer need permission from landowners to drill horizontally deep underground. And just this week, ministers pushed through plans to allow fracking under national parks. ...
MPs back fracking under national parks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 04:00:58 PM
. MPs have voted to allow fracking for shale gas 1,200m below national parks and other protected sites. ...
Black Friday: Blues and Benefits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 12:25:07 AM
....". Meanwhile many of the US National Parks are pushing what they call "Green Friday" to get people into the wilderness, with Olympic and Mount Rainier national parks offering free entrance passes for the day. ...
Cuts to feed-in tariffs won’t stop solar’s eventual rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of November 2015 07:00:11 AM
....20 a year off the average electricity bill, not £6, according to government background documents. Compare that to the lengths the government will go to underwrite nuclear power projects and encourage fracking in national parks. ...
Money Talks: Savills' latest house price forecast, and poor service from HMRC image
....The hidden cost of the boomerang kids, back at home with mum and dad. Homes in national parks – in pictures. ...
Homes in national parks – in pictures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 07:00:09 AM
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Lord Adonis must be bold with plans for infrastructure commission image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 31st of October 2015 03:00:27 PM
.... I have experience of this at National Grid where we are used to building large and controversial infrastructure. Even a good news story – our announcement that additional funds will be deployed in three national parks and one area of outstanding natural beauty to reduce the visual impact of our pylons – can be spun into a bad news story about why they are there in the first place. ...
'We see no value in defensive shares now' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 2nd of October 2015 09:52:09 AM
.... What would you have done if you hadn’t become a fund manager? . When times get tough in the world of investment I sometimes reflect to my wife that I should have been a national park ranger. ...
A third of natural heritage sites are at risk from mining - investors can save them image
....Soco International’s experience is proof of the reputational and ultimately the financial risk of operating in these areas. The oil company has had to write off millions of dollars connected to its exploration activities in Virunga national park, Africa oldest and most biodiverse protected area. ...
Free Money Day: what happens when you give money to strangers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of September 2015 09:30:20 AM
.... In Malmö, Sweden, Amelia placed money in random places. In the Pyrenees, France, Sally paid for the people behind her to enter the national park. ...
The key to water security could be lurking in a New Mexico sewage farm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of August 2015 06:00:06 AM
. The sulphurous springs of Yellowstone national park are scalding, tainted with heavy metals and acidic enough to eat through clothing. ...
Mapped: Where affordable meets desirable - the best places to live in Britain image
.... . Allerdale, top of the list, is within a national park - the Lake District - and located on the Solway Coast. ...
Fracking bids to be fast-tracked image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of August 2015 03:27:54 AM
.... . "Local residents could end up with virtually no say over whether their homes, communities and national parks are fracked or not. ...
Fracking rigs 'could surround national parks' under Government plans image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 06:00:30 PM
.... . Fracking typically involves drilling more than a mile down into the ground and then out horizontally, potentially for more than a mile and a half – enabling companies to access the resources under national parks without breaking the ground at their surface. ...
We can make a greener, more liveable London and expand Heathrow image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of July 2015 07:00:08 AM
.... Car clubs, the new wave of cycling businesses and the new green crowdsourcing platforms are just a few other examples of businesses the mayor should be encouraging. Related: Welcome to the UK's latest national park … London. ...
Let’s move to the Meon valley, Hampshire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of June 2015 03:30:00 PM
.... Or wisteria-hung windows peeping beneath low-slung thatched eaves. This might be the less-famous end of the South Downs national park, but it’s still got some moves in its pretty little villages of half-timbered cottages and ancient, flint-fronted churches (the Norman church at East Meon is delicious) rooted in downland valleys. ...
Giant North Yorks mine gets sinking feeling from 'Nimby' planners image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 20th of June 2015 07:00:57 AM
.... Despite an improving economy, the North East remains a black-spot for unemployment nationally. Youth unemployment in local towns such as Stockton and Middlesbrough just north of the national park is particularly bad. ...
North East must rediscover its industrial soul to thrive again image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 19th of June 2015 01:33:55 PM
.... . The Government’s reluctance to become embroiled in a planning decision involving a national park means that the project may never come to fruition. ...
FTSE edges higher awaiting Greek news, with Hikma higher after upgrade image
....2% of the company on behalf of management and employees. Sirius Minerals has fallen another 7% to 17p on contnuing concerns about its plans for a potash mine in the North York moors national park. ...
Sirius Minerals loses 17% on doubts over North York moors potash plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 11:44:44 AM
. Sirius Minerals has come under pressure on new doubts about its plans to develop a potash mine in the North York moors national park. ...
Sirius Minerals shares tumble after blow from planning officers image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 10:18:02 AM
...." . A final decision on the project will be taken at a national park special committee meeting on June 30. ...
The cost of buying in England's most beautiful spots  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of June 2015 07:10:03 AM
. Homes in the New Forest are the most expensive in any of the national parks in England and Wales, with an average price of £451,241 — just shy of the typical value in London. ...
Zip World - the company that's moving faster than its rides image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 22nd of May 2015 11:05:34 PM
.... The people on the landing platform of a zipline now have to go right, along the wall and across the small wooden beam in the centre of the picture . "We are looking at spreading our wings abroad; a site in South Africa, one in the Caribbean, and some in the national parks in England. ...
UK fracking firm applies for licence in North Yorkshire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of May 2015 05:25:00 PM
....Cuadrilla Resources, which has pioneered the first shale wells in recent times, expects to hear next month whether it has won permission to frack two wells in the north-west of Britain. Rudd told the Sunday Times last weekend that she was determined to push forward with shale and even allow extraction under national parks. ...
Greens welcome Amber Rudd as new Energy Secretary image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 11th of May 2015 12:23:17 PM
.... . However, she has also previously signalled her support for fracking and the controversial exploitation of shale resources even in national parks. ...
Sirius to tap City for $1bn to finance North Yorkshire mine image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 9th of May 2015 06:05:47 PM
.... . However, the scheme still requires planning approvals before it can progress and faces a crunch permit meeting on June 30 with the national park committee. ...
Let’s move to Buckfast and Buckfastleigh, Devon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of April 2015 03:30:04 PM
.... Driving: just off the busy A38, with the coast at Torbay half an hour, and Exeter and Plymouth about the same. You are on the edge of Dartmoor national park. ...
Why shouldn't the Government sell off land in the Lake District? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 16th of March 2015 02:14:45 PM
.... Emotion aside, it is hard to understand what exactly is so terrible about selling off a few chunks of the Lake District. Like the rest of our national parks, it is mostly privately owned anyway. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 13th of March 2015 01:19:51 AM
.... The company, which operates in Vietnam and Africa, lost $79. 5m on a project in a national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...
James Moore: Flotations should not just be for the favoured few image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 6th of March 2015 01:53:00 AM
....But that doesn’t change the validity of his case. Mr Rolet likens capitalism to a national park: if it’s the sort of place in which the public can’t even take a stroll, they’re not going to be terribly supportive of it – and before you know, there’s a motorway running through the middle of it. ...
Fracking to be allowed beneath national parks despite ban pledge image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 12th of February 2015 12:48:19 PM
. Fracking will be allowed to take place beneath national parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ministers have announced, despite committing to a ban in such areas less than three weeks ago. ...
Fracking to be banned in national parks, Government concedes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 26th of January 2015 04:29:03 PM
. Fracking will be banned in national parks and new red tape imposed on shale gas companies, the Government has announced, in a major concession to Labour and opponents of the industry. ...
Fracking: MPs demanding ban 'listened to ill-informed green groups not science' image
.... . The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) on Monday called for fracking to be put on hold indefinitely, and at a minimum banned in national parks, amid “huge uncertainties around the impact that fracking could have on water supplies, air quality and public health”. ...
MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of January 2015 12:09:26 AM
.... . Meanwhile the government agreed to tighten the restrictions on where fracking can take place with an outright ban on the activity in national parks, sites of special interest and areas of national beauty. ...
National Grid unveils plans to bury cables underground image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of November 2014 04:03:23 PM
....It has responded by setting aside £500m, made available by energy industry regulator Ofgem until 2021, to bury high voltage cables, or screen them, or re-route them away from beauty spots. Among the contenders for early investment are sites in four national parks: the New Forest, Brecon Beacons, the Peak District and Snowdonia and four areas of outstanding natural beauty in Dorset, the High Weald, the North Wessex Downs, and the Tamar Valley. ...
This trade deal with America would have Churchill beaming image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 19th of October 2014 08:30:10 PM
.... These people who worry about TTIP should try actually living in America. Try parking your recreational vehicle outside the designated oblong in Yosemite national park or try reading the encyclopaedic information on the side of a carton of orange juice, and you will see that America is about the most regulated market on earth. ...
Cycling campaigners say new government plan 'derisory' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of October 2014 01:21:58 PM
.... Ministers want to double that to £10, but it's not clear how. All this comes barely a year after the prime minister stood pedal-to-pedal with British Cycling's Olympic and Paralympic champions Sir Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton and Jody Cundy to announce big changes, including £94m for cycling projects in eight cities and four national parks. ...
Home and away: houses in national parks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of October 2014 02:00:02 PM
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