July 07

Press Releases

Here you'll find all our current press releases, as well as an archive of past releases.  Please feel free to contact our Press Office for more information on any of these stories.

06/08/2007 - Bank Holiday Summer Fayre at the National Park visitor Centre - 25th-27th August

The Annual Summer Fayre, now celebrating its sixth year, is the place to be this Bank Holiday weekend. You'll find Welsh food, arts, craft, children's activities and live entertainment at the National Park Visitor Centre.

04/07/07 - First Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP) launched in Wales

The Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority (BBNPA) celebrates being right on track after launching Wales’ first Rights of Way Improvement Plan (ROWIP) yesterday.

01/07/07 - Chairman re-elected at Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority

The Chairman of Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority, Mrs Mary Taylor, and Deputy Chairman Cllr Krish Pathak have been re-elected for another year at the National Park Authority Annual General Meeting held last Friday 29th June 2007.

02/07/07 - Rain doesn't dampen enthusiasm at 2007 Hay Food Festival

Despite the persistent rain, crowds gathered in their thousands to feast on the finest Welsh produce at the sixth annual Hay Food Festival last Saturday (30th June) 2007.

26/07/07 - National Parks Week kicks off first Youth Adventure Camp

Despite the wet and windy weather, Wales’ foremost wildlife expert and ‘safari adventurer’, Iolo Williams gave a group of teenagers a walk on the wild side yesterday as they trekked across Mynydd Illtyd common in Bannau Brycheiniog National Park.

26/07/07 - Take part in a 12 mile, 3 peak Bannau Brycheiniog charity challenge

The event, sponsored by Legal and General, is held on Sunday the 2nd of September and is a one day, 3 peak, 12 mile hike within the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park. Participants will enjoy putting their orienteering skills and team skills the test by hiking in amongst some of Wales’…

16/07/07 - Special walk to worship service on Pen y Fan - 28 July

A unique “Walk to Worship” service will take place at 12.30pm on Saturday 28th July on top of the Bannau Brycheiniog highest mountain, Pen y Fan, celebrating precious landscape and rural life.

15/07/07 - Free education service celebrates National Park's Anniversary

Over 75 students from five local schools braved the Welsh weather to join in the fun and help celebrate Bannau Brycheiniog National Park’s 50th Anniversary during a week of FREE education programmes at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus.

12/07/07 - Volunteers tackle roadside rubbish

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority volunteers and staff have been enduring all weather to rid the roads of rubbish in one of the National Park’s worst affected areas – the A4059 from Beacons Reservoir to Penderyn.

10/07/07 - Something for everyone at the National Park Open Day

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority and their partners worked hard to make sure there was something for everyone at their recent National Park Open Day held last Saturday (7th July) to further celebrate the Park’s 50th Anniversary.Held at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus, staff, volunteers and Members of…

09/07/07 - Rain stays at bay for Picnic in the Park!

Despite the threat of rain, scores of visitors turned up to a musical gala ‘Picnic in the Park’ at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus to help celebrate the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park’s 50th Anniversary last Friday night (6th July).

08/07/07 - Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority launches dynamic new website

A dynamic new website was launched by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park on Saturday 7th July 2007 to coincide with a National Park Open Day celebrating the Park’s 50th Anniversary.