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2017 Press Releases

Bwlch Glas (© SNPA)

Wardens Emphasise Importance of Preparation

21 December 2017

As mild weather turns colder during the next few days, Snowdonia National Park Wardens wish to remind those thinking of going out walking on the mountains during next week, to check the weather before setting off.

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Response to Advert

29 November 2017

The Miners’ Track on Snowdon is a bridleway on privately owned land and as such, the landowner’s permission is needed for motorised vehicular access.

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£1 Million to Restore Wales' Important Peatlands

6 October 2017

Thanks to a generous contribution of £ 1m from the Welsh Government's Sustainable Management Scheme, some of Wales' most important peatlands will be protected, maintained and improved.

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St. David’s Hotel, Harlech

21 September 2017

Yesterday (Wednesday, September 20th), at Caernarfon Magistrates Court, the owners of the derelict St David’s Hotel Harlech were fined a maximum £1,000 for failing to comply with a Section 215 Notice to demolish the building.

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Yr Ysgwrn

Wales' First Minister Opens yr Ysgwrn

6 September 2017

Yr Ysgwrn was officially opened today by the Rt Hon Carwyn Jones AM, First Minister of Wales, in the company of Gerald Williams, the nephew of famous poet and First World War soldier, Hedd Wyn

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Snowdon Ranger

Rights of Way Consultation

18 July 2017

Gwynedd Council are working closely with the Snowdonia National Park Authority reviewing our Rights of Way Improvement Plan.

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Owain Wyn, Emyr Williams & John Pughe (© SNPA)

New Chairman for Snowdonia National Park Authority

28 June 2017

At the Snowdonia National Park Authority’s Annual General Meeting today, (Wednesday, 28 June) held at Plas Tan y Bwlch near Maentwrog, Owain Wyn was elected as the Authority’s new Chairman.

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Snowdon Summit (© SNPA)

Future of Snowdon: Request for feedback

15 June 2017

The Snowdon Partnership, which consists of a range of organisations which care about and have responsibility over the future of Snowdon, will begin consulting on its Snowdon Partnership Plan today (Thursday, June 15th).

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Prepare, prepare, prepare!

4 May 2017

Preparation is key to enjoying and completing the Three Peaks Challenge successfully according to the Three Peaks Partnership.

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Recording footpaths using the Google Trekker (© SNPA)

Google returns to the footpaths of Snowdonia

13 April 2017

From today, 17 footpaths in Snowdonia will be seen for the first time on Google, thanks to Google Street View and the Snowdonia National Park Authority.

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Snowdonia ready for Easter

7 April 2017

As weather forecast predicts unsettled weather over the Easter holidays, once again the National Park Authority is looking forward to welcoming people from all corners of the earth to Snowdonia over the next few weeks.

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Early Flowering for Ancient Trees

31 March 2017

Summer has arrived early at Plas Tan y Bwlch this year with the rhododendrons already in full bloom.

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Parcio Cwellyn - ar ôl

Increased Parking Spaces at the Foot of Snowdon

13 February 2017

In order to enable more parking spaces on the shores of Llyn Cwellyn, contractors are currently working on redesigning the Llyn Cwellyn/Snowdon Ranger car park.

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