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North York Moors

National park in North Yorkshire, England

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North York Moors: National park in North Yorkshire, England
The North York Moors is an upland area in North Yorkshire, England, containing one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the United Kingdom. The North York Moors National Park was designated in 1952, through the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. The National Park covers an area of 554 sq mi (1,430 km2), and has a population of 23,380.


North York Moors waterfall tombstoning rescue takes four hours

The man suffered spinal injuries after falling into a shallow pool, the fire service say.
BBC News - Published

Man arrested over bones found on North York Moors farm

Police say the bones are male and appear to have been there for several decades.
BBC News - Published

Monks want to build Coptic church in North York Moors

St Athanasius' Monastery applies to North York Moors National Park Authority to build the church.
BBC News - Published

Anglo American eyes bid for potash mine firm Sirius Minerals

The firm's interest makes it more likely potash will be mined in the North York Moors National Park.
BBC News - Published

Sirius plans for North York Moors mine suffer blow

The company has to put on hold plans to issue a £403bn bond to finance the development.
BBC News - Published

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