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Coast to coast wheelchair challenge raises over £23,000

1 July 2014

With over 100 friends, 29 machines and 16 dogs, Roy Taylor successfully completed his 215-mile Coast to Coast wheelchair challenge and raised over £23,000 for the RSPB.

Roy Taylor - coast to coast

Organisations call for Government 5-point plan to protect England’s ‘vital’ uplands

30 June 2014

From Dartmoor to the Peak District and from the North York Moors to the Lake District, England’s uplands are iconic landscapes that improve the environment, help combat climate change, provide havens for nature and benefits for people, such as clean drinking water.


Call for volunteers to help to give nature a home at RSPB Geltsdale

8 May 2014

Volunteers are invited to learn new skills while helping to create a home for nature during monthly volunteering sessions at RSPB Geltsdale.

Volunteer working at Dove Stone nature reserve in the rain

Places to visit

Visit a nature reserve or get up close to exciting birds at a Date with Nature event


Downloads from our Document Library.

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

MAP - Woodlark in North West England

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Date: 26 May 2009



RSPB science, conservation and farming projects in your area.

8 July 2014Improving breeding habitats for Ring Ouzels
10 September 2012Source to Sea
6 August 2012Lakes High Fells Upland Advisory Project

Featured news

Selected local stories from the RSPB.

Emmerdale helps the RSPB give nature a home

28 July 2014

One year on from launching its ambitious campaign to encourage people to provide a home for nature, the RSPB is again reminding everyone to do their bit to offer UK wildlife a helping hand – and popular television soap, Emmerdale has added its support.

Bug hotel next to Emmerdale sign

Step away from that bird!

9 May 2014

It’s that time of year when the Northern RSPB Wildlife Enquiries Team receives lots of calls from the well-meaning public about the cute, helpless baby birds they have discovered on the ground.

Tawny owl chicks in field of bluebells

Coast to coast wheelchair challenge

1 May 2014

An inspirational Yorkshire man has set himself a challenge of covering over 200 miles in a wheelchair, with the aim of raising funds and awareness to improve accessibility in the countryside.

Roy Taylor - accessibility


Events coming up in the next 7 days.

23 Aug

RSPB West Cumbria Local Group - Coffee Morning


Moths and More at Haweswater

Watching wildlife

29 Aug

An Evening at Leighton Moss

Guided walk

Local groups

Job vacancies

There are currently no job vacancies in Cumbria.

However there may be suitable vacancies in these neighbouring counties.