Our press releases and news items relevant to our objectives

05/07/2020 National Parks (Scotland) Act 20th Anniversary
Press release marking the 20th anniversary of the National Parks Act and calling for more National Parks to be designated

19/11/2019  Galloway National Park Would Boost Jobs and Protect Landscape
New APRS/SCNP report on the socio-economic benefits that a National Park in Galloway would bring

08/05/2019  Scotland Sets The Pace for the Rest of the UK
Backing for Scottish Government’s deposit return system design announcement

05/09/2017 Scotland’s Got the Bottle
Enthusiastic backing for Scottish Government on Deposit Return

30/06/2017 Scottish Government plans to commission options for a Scotland-specific deposit return system for drinks containers
Announcement by Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for the Environment

07/03/2017 Fight for Scotland’s Natural Beauty Summit to be held in Stirling
SCNP has organised an important summit in Stirling on the case for protecting and enhancing the special natural beauty of Scotland’s landscapes

22/02/2017 “Landmark moment” as Coca Cola back deposit return for Scotland
Coca Cola have announced their support for a deposit return system for cans and bottles in Scotland

12/01/2017 Scottish Campaign for National Parks – the campaign steps up a gear


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