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Recent press releases


7 October 2022: Countryside charity chief calls for immediate stop to dredging after release of report on crab deaths

23 September 2022: Yorkshire countryside and communities vulnerable to fracking under new Government plans

22 September 2022: Truss could break fracking election pledge to bypass local opposition

20 August 2022: Yorkshire Post Rural Awards: Read the full shortlist ahead of the glitzy celebration.

17 August 2022: Campaign group believes 15 ‘red list’ endangered species still live on cherished Mandale Meadow

22 April 2022: Climate group wants to hear North Yorkshire candidates views

22 April 2022: North Yorkshire environmental coalition showcases election candidates’ views

14th March 2022: North Yorkshire groups want more action on climate change

10th March 2022: North Yorkshire campaigners demand more rapid climate change action

9th March 2022: North Yorkshire coalition calls for more rapid climate change action

8th March 2022: Questions over Rathlin Energy’s Oil and gas production plans at West Newton

22nd February 2022: People in Harrogate district urged to count stars to assess light pollution


26th November 2021: The world news: Shocking extent of sewage pollution in rivers and sea. 

26th November 2021:  Shocking extent of sewage pollution in rivers and sea. 

16th November 2021: Charity’s Surprise at sewage dumping figures in North Yorkshire Water. 

16th November 2021: The scale of sewage dumping in Teesside waters – and why it’s a surprise

17th September 2021: Wildlife friendly Dales Churchyard declared best in North Yorkshire.

16th September 2021: Best Churchyard in the Dales

1st September 2021: Bus Service Improvement Plan for North Yorkshires

23rd August 2021: CPRE North Yorkshire makes Celebrating Rivers its priority.

20th August 2021: Road Plan for Mandale Meadow, Middlesbrough, draws opposition. 

24th July 2021: Our rural future under discussion. 

10th July 2021: Historic England objects to dairy farm plan at Rievaulx Abbey

9th July 2021: Environmental coalition welcomes unveiling of council carbon cutting plan

9th July 2021:  Historic England object to modernisation plans for dairy farm on Duncombe Park estate near Helmsley – claiming they would impact on heritage of Rievaulx Abbey

7th July 2021:  CPRE launches citizen science project to tackle litter in Yorkshire

29th June 2021: Together we can clean up North Yorkshire!

25th June 2021: Natural England announces plans for new protected areas

30th May 2021: Reddit – North Yorkshire – Community Litter Tracker

8th May 2021:  A celebration of our rural communities – entries open for the 2021 Yorkshire Post Rural Awards

2nd March 2021: Rural group opposes controversial Middlesbrough spine road as petition gets almost 1,600 signatures


16th October 2020:  The search is on to find North Yorkshire’s best churchyard