2021 Press Releases
23 August 2021
CGG has successfully conducted a microplastics pollution survey as part of a scoping study into whether it would be possible to create a Plastic Free zone on Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon).
18 August 2021
This autumn the Snowdonia National Park Authority and the Woodland Trust will work in collaboration to implement a special new project with the aim of planting more trees and hedgerows within a designated area of the National Park.
16 August 2021
Are you a Community Council or Social venture in or near Eryri? Do you have plans that require funding that involve either Decarbonising, Tourism or Covid Recovery?
9 August 2021
Half way through the school summer holidays, the Snowdonia National Park Authority and its partners’ efforts to encourage and facilitate a sustainable visit to the area continues.
8 July 2021
This autumn will mark 70 years since the designation of Eryri (Snowdonia) as a National Park, and to mark the occasion the National Park Authority has launched a digital gallery of old photographs.
14 June 2021
Elfed Wyn ap Elwyn presented a petition with over 5,000 signatures from around the world to the Snowdonia National Park Authority Chairman.
2 June 2021
Restoring traditional boundaries, path maintenance, a mural artwork – these are only some of the benefits the community of Uwch Gwyrfai Common enjoyed over the past two years, thanks to the Uwch Gwyrfai Common and Community Links project.
27 May 2021
Plans have been developed to tackle parking problems, litter issues and unlawful camping.
17 May 2021
A peatland restoration project at Bwlch y Groes on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park is the first of its kind in Wales to be completed with the benefit of carbon funding, following validation under the Peatland Code.
13 May 2021
Yr Ochr Draw is the culmination of an online creative project by the Ysgwrn and the community of Trawsfynydd. During the last lock down, a group of young people , adults and children of the local primary school collaborated with various artists over Zoom and Meet to create a song and music video.
7 May 2021
Last summer saw record visitor numbers across the UK’s tourist attractions as the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a massive increase in staycations for holiday makers. This included Snowdonia National Park. The resultant rush of visitors caused a number of parking and overcrowding problems, particularly at the main Pen y Pass car park.
6 March 2021
The renovation of a 17th Century listed building in Dolgellau, Y Sosban, which incorporated some “rare” roofing methods using Welsh Slate, has won a national award.
1 February 2021
Yr Wyddfa Partnership is consulting on its draft strategy to improve access and connectivity in the Yr Wyddfa and Ogwen areas of Snowdonia National Park with the support of Transport for Wales. It is inviting local communities and stakeholders to help shape the strategy and potential solutions to address parking issues and encourage more sustainable modes of transport such as walking, cycling and public transport.
7 January 2021
As the pandemic reaches a new high point in infection rates and a new variant of the virus is spreading so quickly, authorities want to emphasise the need to avoid any unnecessary travel.