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2016 Press Releases


Garden Improvements at Llanegryn

14 December 2016

Residents of a housing estate in Llanegryn will see considerable changes in front of their houses during the coming months, thanks to the work of Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd and Snowdonia National Park Authority.

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Heritage Lottery Fund support for ambitious Carneddau project

5 November 2016

A £1.92m grant to the Carneddau Landscape Partnership has been given initial approval by the Heritage Lottery Fund through its Landscape Partnership programme, it was announced today.

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New scheme to boost growing trees in Snowdonia

18 October 2016

A new grant is available to landowners who wish to plant parkland trees within the boundaries of Snowdonia National Park.

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Largest Trees in the UK discovered at Plas Tan y Bwlch.

12 October 2016

Following a recent survey by the Tree Register of the British Isles (TROBI) it has been confirmed that some of the biggest trees in Britain are growing in the grounds and gardens of Plas Tan y Bwlch in Maentwrog, Snowdonia.

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Snowdonia – The Best Place?

16 September 2016

With a fortnight left to vote for Wales’ Best Place, Snowdonia National Park Authority is calling on everyone to vote for Snowdonia.

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Eradicating Japanese Knotweed from the Dolgellau area

15 September 2016

Within the next few weeks, Snowdonia National Park Authority officers will proceed to control the invasive and destructive plant, Japanese knotweed, in the Dolgellau area.

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Lôn Gwyrfai (© SNPA)

Celebrating National Parks Week in Snowdonia

19 July 2016

As part of National Park Week in the UK, a number of events have been organised in Snowdonia National Park.

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Snowdon Volunteer Wardens (© SNPA)


18 July 2016

The UK's National Parks are now accepting nominations for their UK National Parks Volunteer Awards.

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Llyn Tegid warden Bill Taylor with volunteers (© SNPA)

Clearing Himalayan Balsam

8 July 2016

Staff from the North Wales Wildlife Trust and the Park Authority have been busy working with volunteers from the Snowdonia Society to clear the Himalayan balsam in Nant Eglwysarn.

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Cader or Cadair Idris?

15 April 2016

The interesting and unusual discussion at Snowdonia National Park Authority’s Planning Committee this week encouraged Officers and Members to consider the origin of place names in the Park. In particular, which form is correct, Cadair Idris or Cader Idris?

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Severe Criticism by Planning Inspector.

15 April 2016

An Inspector from the Welsh Government’s Planning Inspectorate has rejected two appeals by the owner of an old cottage in Llanuwchllyn near Bala.

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Snowdonia Ready for Easter

23 March 2016

With weather forecasters predicting changeable weather over Easter, Snowdonia National Park Authority is looking forward to welcoming visitors from all over the world over the coming weeks.

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Thousands of Pounds of Unnecessary Damage on Snowdon

22 March 2014

Officers from Snowdonia National Park Authority are disappointed and saddened by the damage made over the weekend to a digger machine on one of Wales’ busiest footpaths.

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Watkin Path (© SNPA)

Mend Our Mountains

14 March 2016

With the help of the British Mountaineering Council’s campaign, Mend Our Mountains, which begins today, there is hope that an essential section of the Watkin Path leading to the summit of Snowdon, will be repaired at last.

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Prepare for the Challenge…..NOW!

12 February 2016

Snowdonia National Park Wardens are encouraging walkers and organizers of the Three Peaks Challenge to register for the Challenge now!

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Emyr Williams

Determining Savings of £423,000

10 February 2016

At Snowdonia National Park Authority’s meeting at Plas Tan y Bwlch today, Members gave their approval on the steps to be taken in response to a 5% reduction in grant from the Welsh Government.

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Stop Moving Stones

3 February 2016

Snowdonia National Park Wardens are appealing to walkers to stop moving stones and building cairns on the mountains.

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Helen Pye

Changing Winter Conditions Take Walkers By Surprise.

2 January 2016

After a recent cold snap, Snowdonia National Park Wardens wish to remind those thinking of going out walking on the mountains, to check the weather before setting off.

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