The Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse has been visiting Carr-Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park this morning (Monday 29 April) to view ‘shovel ready’ projects including a pioneering river restoration project, instigated by the Spey Catchment Initiative, which will help to restore valuable riparian habitat and contribute to flood alleviation downstream.
The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) enters a new era today (Monday 4 March) with a new chief executive at the helm of the organisation. Grant Moir joins the CNPA from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park (LLTNPA) where he was Director of Conservation and Visitor Experience. Grant has an extensive background in land, [...]
The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) is asking that National Parks be given recognition as national assets in the Scottish Government’s review of planning policy and be clear how the planning system can make the most of National Parks. The response to the Government’s consultation on revising the Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) and National Planning [...]
The board of Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) has elected a new Convener. Duncan Bryden takes over the position from David Green who is standing down in September after six years at the helm. Duncan, who lives at Tomatin on the outskirts of the Cairngorms National Park, was nominated for the position along with Brian [...]
The Fords of Avon refuge for walkers and mountaineers in a remote part of the Cairngorms National Park is to be re-built after permission was granted by the Planning Committee of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA). Meeting in Nethy Bridge today, Friday 4 March 2011, the Committee heard how the existing stone-clad, timber hut [...]
As the Cairngorms Local Outdoor Access Forum reaches its sixth year, The Cairngorms National Park Authority is keen to hear from volunteers