February 2012

New ‘Walkers are Welcome’ bid meeting in Crickhowell

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority is supporting a new bid to win national status to three towns in the National Park and are encouraging walkers to come to a public meeting in Crickhowell to rally local support.

Generous funding supports major path improvement in Hay on Wye

With funding from the Welsh Government (WG) and the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW), Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority has been able to complete major footpath improvements to the popular Bailey Walk footpath in Hay on Wye.

Embrace your dark side and have an evening with the stars...

If you’re feeling like you need to get in touch with your dark side, now is the perfect time to embrace the cold winter evenings and book your night yourself a night of stargazing in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park on Saturday 3rd March.

Best Selling Author Inspires National Park Ambassadors

“We are keepers of a fragment of near-eternity, and a very gentle fragment, not young and ferocious like the Andes, or towering and edged like the Alps and the Atlas, but rounded, swirled, as kind and smiling as wild mountains can be.”

Brecon Conservation Area consultation – all views welcome

The consultation for the Brecon Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Boundary Map review being undertaken by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority begins tomorrow (7th February) and all views are welcome.

Peal of Church bells set to recreate Canal's 200th Anniversary celebrations!

To open the 200th Anniversary of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal more than 30 churches across Bannau Brycheiniog National Park and South Wales will take part in the ‘ringing of the bells’ at 12 noon on Friday 10th February, recreating the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal opening ceremony held exactly 200…

National Park improvements recognised in Auditor General’s Annual Report

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority has welcomed the results of the Wales Audit Office’s Annual Improvement Report published last Friday 3rd February 2012 - which reports for year ending 31st March 2011.