Agenda item

Authority Chair's Report


The Chair reported the following :


·         The Peak District National Park Foundation had exceeded its fund raising target of £70,000 to mark the 70th anniversary of the National Park, and had raised £130,000.  The Foundation had paid out over £100,000 in grants to a variety of good causes.

The Chair offered his thanks to all Officers involved, and in particular Sarah Slowther, Fundraising Development Manager.


·         The Moors for the Future Partnership had been announced as the runner up in the Peak Protector Awards, organised by the Campaign for Rural England.  The Chair offered his congratulations to the MFFP Team.


·         The government had announced that the Hope Valley railway line will receive an investment of £137 million,  to improve its services.   Work will begin in 2022 and be finished in 2023. 


·         The government had not yet made an announcement with regards to its response to the Landscape Review