North East

Wildlife volunteer, C2C Consett to Washington

Are you passionate about protecting wildlife and looking for an opportunity to help to encourage biodiversity in your area? We're looking for wildlife volunteers to help improve and monitor biodiversity along our routes.

The Coast to Coast track from Consett to Washington is being transformed into a wildlife haven. As a Wildlife volunteer you will help to improve and monitor the biodiversity along the track.

Summary of tasks

As Wildlife Champion you will:

C2C litter pick
28 February 2017
We are looking for volunteers for a series of litter picks on the Coast to Coast (C2C) cycle route in Durham. These are being run as part of Durham County Council’s "Big Spring Clean". Last week our...
Andy Goldsworthy Lambton Worm on the C2C
20 January 2017
A hidden ‘earth artwork’ by renowned artist Andy Goldsworthy is being restored by our volunteers on the Coast to Coast Cycleway (National Route 7) in the South Pelaw area. The Lambton Earthwork was...
Sunderland's Illumination Ride was organised by Sustrans Bike Belles
11 November 2016
A stream of moving lights flashed along Sunderland’s coastline this week for the city’s first Illumination Ride, organised by our Bike Belles project. Eighteen people decked out their bikes in fairy...

Volunteer rangers, Stanley to Beamish

Are you a keen cyclist with a passion for the National Cycle Network and would like to help look after your local route? We're currently looking for volunteer rangers from Stanley to Beamish along National Route 7, to carry out a host of route maintenance activities to ensure the Network is in top condition.

National Route 7 from Stanley to Beamish forms part of the infamous Sea-to-Sea (C2C) cycle route.

Volunteer rangers, The Keelman's Way (North East)

Are you passionate about the National Cycle Network and would like to help look after your local route? We're currently looking for volunteer rangers on the The Keelman’s Way to carry out a host of route maintenance activities to ensure the Network is in top condition.

The Keelman's Way makes up part of National Route 14. We're looking for rangers to cover the section behind the MetroCentre, from the Skiff Inn in Derwenthaugh to Cross Lane, and Scotswood Bridge to the mouth of the River Derwent.

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