About North Cumbria Local Group

Our aim is to support the RSPB in any way we can – via fundraising, working at our local reserves, introducing novices to bird watching and running a pin badge scheme.

We have a varied indoor monthly meeting programme held on Wednesday evenings from September to March and an outdoor programme throughout the year.

Indoor Meetings. Please note the change of venue and slightly earlier start times

Meeting time – at 7.15pm

Costs – local Group Members £2 and Non-Members £4.00, includes coffee and biscuits. There is also a raffle.

Meeting Place –  Wetheral Village Community Hall, Cumwhinton Road, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8HE

Outdoor Meetings

Meeting time –  8.30am unless otherwise stated

Meeting Place – Craig Robinson Vets, Wavell Drive, Rosehill, Carlisle CA1 2ST

Regular monthly trips alternate between Saturdays and Sundays.

Experienced members are always on hand to help the less knowledgeable birdwatchers. Beginners are especially welcome.

Please see a detailed list of scheduled indoor and outdoor events on this sites home page via the Latest News links

North Cumbria Local Group Committee

Group Secretaries –  Sue and Richard Dixon

Treasurer –  Christine Nuttall

Membership Secretary – Bob Jones

Committee Members

Judith Bayley, William Bundred,  Jill Doody, Phil Evans, Steve Eyre, Joan Goodall.

Some History

The group was founded in 1976 as “The Carlisle Local Group” and the name remained unchanged until 2012 when it was renamed “The North Cumbria Local Group” to better reflect the geographical location of the groups members.

Get in touch

To join the group or find out more, please email group leader Richard Dixon.

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