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Organisation and Committee


Non RSPB members are most welcome at any of our events. We hope that you will enjoy yourself and consider joining the York Local Group.

Members receive our regular newsletter, advance notice of group activities and reduced price entry into our evening meetings.

£4.00 per household per year. You can join at any indoor meeting or by contacting Chris Lloyd (see below).

All indoor meetings are normally held in Temple Hall, York St. John University, Lord Mayors Walk, York, and start at 7.30pm. There is wheelchair access to the venue. An admission charge of £3.00 for RSPB York Local Group Members and £3.50 for visitors is payable to cover the cost of the event.

Car parking is available in the Union Terrace public car park opposite (in which York residents displaying a Minster Badge park for free).

Warm waterproof clothing and walking boots or wellingtons are recommended, plus a packed lunch for our all-day car outings.

Some of our Walks and Outings may involve elements of difficult terrain. Reasonable fitness is required. If in doubt, please contact Colin Rafton or Ken Searstone - see below for contact detailes.

You are required to follow your leader's instructions and comply with the Country Code.

For details of car outings please contact Colin Rafton (see below for contact details). Please note: We will initially meet in the Union Terrace public car park, and car share wherever is possible.

These usually last for 2 - 3 hours. For further details please contact Ken Searstone (see below for contact details).


Position Name Tel. Number
Group Co-Leader Chris Lloyd
01904 794865
Group Co-Leader Michael Cruchley
01904 341568
Group Treasurer Cliff Wilton
01904 758988
Group Secretary Ken Searstone
01904 797158
Bird Pin & Collections Co-ordinator Muriel Cruchley
01904 341568
Outings, Displays & Librarian Colin Rafton
01904 413941
Speakers Organiser Sue Ball
01904 644379
Sales Goods Organiser Anne Lloyd (ex Committee)
01904 794865
Newsletter Editor Peter Reed
01904 492494
Campaigns Judith Sutton
01904 691943

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