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Data for financial year ending 31 July 2018

The Natural History Society Of Northumbria

  • Income

    £328.0K

  • Spending

    £197.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 526770

Contact details

Public address

  • Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 4PT

Aims & activities

The objects of the Society are the encouragement by every means of the study of natural history in all its branches and the conservation of the natural environment in north east England including its geology, flora and fauna.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

THE ENCOURAGEMENT BY EVERY MEANS OF THE STUDY OF NATURAL HISTORY IN ALL ITS BRANCHES; THE PROTECTION OF THE LOCAL FLORA AND FAUNA; THE MAINTENANCE AND EXTENSION OF THE SOCIETY'S LIBRARY AND COLLECTIONS; THE PUBLICATION OF 'TRANSACTIONS' AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC PAPERS, THE ORGANISATION OF LECTURES, DISCUSSIONS AND FIELD MEETINGS AND CO-OPERATION WITH OTHER SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES OR ASSOCIATIONS WITH SIMILAR OBJECTS. THE SOCIETY SHALL ALSO ENCOURAGE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SECTIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF STUDYING BOTANY, GEOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY AND SUCH OTHER SUBJECTS AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE SOCIETY.

Governing document

RULES AS REVISED OCTOBER 1961 AND 4 OCTOBER 1974 AS AMENDED 8 APRIL 1983 AND 27 NOVEMBER 1998 AND 23 NOVEMBER 2001 AND AMENDED 10 FEBRUARY 2012

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Volunteer management
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 14 Trustees
  • 150 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dr Janet Simkin British Lichen Society Up-to-date
Professor John Richards None on record
Dr Angus George Lunn Northumberland Wildlife Trust Limited Up-to-date
Mr Jonathan Hewitt (Chair) Friends Of Abbey Music Up-to-date
Hexham Abbey Heritage Development Recently registered
Janet Angel None on record
Michael Turner Tyne & Wear Heritage Forum Out-of-date
Professor Peter Davis Society For The History Of Natural History Up-to-date
Dr Christopher Paul Fiennes Redfern None on record
Dr Les Jessop None on record
Andy Atkinson None on record
Derek Teasdale None on record
Chris Metherell The Instep Research Team Recently registered
Brian Kram None on record
Dr Gordon Port None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Durham
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City
  • North Tyneside
  • Northumberland