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June Holmes, Volunteer Award

30th November 2011

Some of the North East’s most dedicated volunteers have been recognised for their work in the region’s museums and galleries at the annual Renaissance North East Museum Volunteer Awards 2011, […]


Wildlife photographers join protest over Gosforth Park new homes plan

25th November 2011

WILDLIFE photographers in the North East have a new focus – preventing the building of 600 homes next to a top nature reserve. Kaleel Zibe and Alan Hewitt are backing […]


Hundreds voice anger at Gosforth Park housing scheme

16th November 2011

MORE than 400 people packed a hall last night to protest at the prospect of 600 homes being built on green belt land next to one of the oldest urban nature […]


Bid to save Gosforth wildlife

15th November 2011

HUNDREDS of people gathered this week to protest about plans which could see 600 homes built next to a city nature reserve. James Littlewood, director of the Natural History Society […]


Families protest at Gosforth Park homes plan

3rd November 2011

HUNDREDS of angry Newcastle residents packed a council meeting last night in protest at plans to build thousands of new homes on green belt land. Councillors were lobbied as they […]


Society Celebrates 60 Years of Surveying Seals

1st November 2011

The 60th anniversary of one of the longest ever British mammal surveys is being celebrated today by the Natural History Society of Northumbria and the National Trust. Since 1951, wardens […]


150 protest over Gosforth Park Nature Reserve plans

MORE than 150 people went on a protest walk yesterday at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve, which is threatened by future new housing. Newcastle City Council is deciding whether to allocate […]


An invitation to a private nature reserve with experts and conservation advice

2nd July 2011

A free drop-in Exploration Day at a popular private nature reserve is taking place this Saturday 2 July, led by wildlife experts from the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN). […]


BBC Springwatch at Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

20th June 2011

In May TV presenters Chris Packham and Martin Hughes-Games visited Gosforth Park Nature Reserve in Newcastle to film wildlife for this year’s Springwatch show.  The crew filmed Noctule Bats leaving […]


Home Sweet Home

2nd September 2009

Following three years in temporary offices the Natural History Society of Northumbria is back where it belongs, in our museum. The new office is situated on the second floor, along […]