November 2009

Crossing Park Boundaries successfully reaching community groups

Nearly 50 diverse community groups from across England and Wales have visited Bannau Brycheiniog National Park since the Crossing Park Boundaries project was set up in 2007 – the strongest indication yet, that the project is successfully outreaching and supporting unique groups of people enjoy the National Park. For release…

Awakening the sleeping giant of the Cribarth

Most people would let a sleeping giant lie, but if you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to wake one up then we suggest you head down to ‘The Welfare’ in Ystradgynlais this Sunday 22nd November for their annual ‘Awaken the Giant of the Cribarth’ event. For release 16th…

Bannau Brycheiniog welcomes new sustainable transport report

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority welcomes the Welsh Assembly Government’s recent Sustainable Tourism and Transport report and has already begun work to incorporate its recommendations into future planning. For release 20th November 2009

Local allotment ‘dig for victory’ in world record attempt

As part of National Tree Week, residents from the Llangattock Area Community Allotment Society (LACAS) are planning to branch out into the Guinness Book of World Records, this Saturday 5th December, in an attempt to break the world record number of trees planted in one hour. For release 30th November…

Dark skies boost star gazing in National Park

Last week, due to overwhelming popularity, Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority hosted two nights of star gazing to celebrate the closing months of the ‘International Year of Astronomy’ at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus. For release 5th November 2009

Exchange trip to Belgium opens new doors for tourism

Last month local tourism businesses in the Bannau Brycheiniog enjoyed an educational trans-European exchange visit to Belgium as part of the Collabor8 tourism project supported by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority and Bannau Brycheiniog Tourism - for release 6th November 2009.