Tag Archives: Campaign for National Parks

Farewell Len

Len Clark, a great figure in our movement, has died aged 103. We shall remember him with affection and admiration. Continue reading

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Gerald McGuire’s century

Today, 12 July, would have been campaigner Gerald McGuire’s 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Len the living legend

Len Clark is 100 today, happy birthday Len! Continue reading

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The rally to save Alport Dale

It is 20 years since the rally to save Alport Dale in the Peak District from industrial activity. Continue reading

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We don’t need a Moses but a movement

On the 80th anniversary of the Campaign for National Parks, we need to ensure everyone can enjoy our finest landscapes. Continue reading

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Gobsmacked

An unexpected and welcome knowledge of national parks Continue reading

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Why so silent?

Six months before the last election, environment secretary Hilary Benn was thrilled to confirm the South Downs as a national park; he signed the confirmation papers at Ditchling in East Sussex on 12 November 2009. He knew that this result … Continue reading

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