Local Groups

There is now a network of over 60 local Badger Groups and wildlife organisations across Great Britain, all working for the protection of their local badgers. To find out whether you have a local Badger Group for your area, click on the region where you live below.

  • Badger Organisations in Scotland

    • Scottish Badgers (Reg Scottish Charity SC034297)
      Elaine Rainey, 43 Montgomery St, Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, EH44 6JP
      Tel: 01896 830092 \ 07896 771867
      Email: elaine@scottishbadgers.org.uk
      Website: www.scottishbadgers.org.uk

  • Northern Ireland

    • Northern Ireland Badger Group
      Mike Rendle
      Tel: 08444 873401
      Email: badgers@badgersni.org.uk
      Website: www.badgersni.org.uk

  • Republic of Ireland

    • Badger Watch Ireland
      Bernie Barrett, 5 Tyrone Avenue, Lismore Lawn, Waterford, Ireland
      Tel: 010353 51 373876
      Email: barrettb@gofree.indigo.ie
      Website: www.badgerwatch.ie/html/normal.htm

  • Badger Groups in Northern England

    • Ryedale Badger Group
      Jean Thorpe, 88 Ryedale Close, Norton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9DQ
      Tel: 01653 695124 Email: jeanthorpewildlife@gmail.com
    • Leeds Area Badger Group
      Debra Wood
      Tel: 0113 2812499 / 07979 075362
      Email: debramwood@btinternet.com
    • Wakefield District Badger Group
      Paul Hayward, c/o Anglers Country Park, Haw Park Lane, Wintersett, Wakefield, West Yorks, WF4 2EB
      Tel: 07939 585826
      Email: wakefieldbadgergroup@o2.co.uk
      Website: www.wdco.org/Site/Wakefield-District-Badger-Group
    • South Yorkshire Badger Group
      Andi Thornton, 12 Charnock Dale Road, Sheffield, S12 3HP
      Tel: 07722 590184
      Email: sybg_ahthornton@talktalk.net
      Website: www.sybadgergroup.f9.co.uk
    • North Riding Badger Group
      Mike Moor, 34 Pinewood Drive, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5JP
      Tel: 01723 366516
      Email: mike.moorsett04@talktalk.net
    • Kirklees Badger Protection Group
      Sue Shaw
      Tel: 01484 844007 or 07745 378039
      Email: sue311253@fsmail.net
      Website: www.kirkleesbadgergroup.org.uk
    • Harrogate and District Badger Group
      Nick Brookes, 78 Poplar Grove, Harrogate,North Yorkshire, HG1 4PW
      Tel: 077460 86960 / 077460 86961 Email: hd.badger@ntlworld.com
    • East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group
      Paul Kenworthy, 2 North Moor Cottages, Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9QQ
      Tel: 01723 864747 or 01964 563207 or 07746 865781
      Email: info@east-yorkshire-badgers.co.uk
      Website: www.east-yorkshire-badgers.co.uk
    • Craven Badger Group
      Liz Groves, 5 Forge View, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6QF
      Tel: 01535 657158 Email: arclinta@gmail.com
    • Calderdale Badger Protection Group
      Mrs E (Liz) Booth, 3 Trenance Gardens, Greetland, Halifax, HX4 8NN
      Tel: 01422 310178
      Email: sec.cbpg@btinternet.com
      Website: www.calderdalebadgergroup.co.uk
    • Stokesley & District Badger Group
      Ken Wood
      Tel: 01642 711336
      Email: a-ybarker@freeuk.com
    • Northumberland Badger Group
      Mervyn Anthony
      Tel: 07901 951565
      Email: enquiries@northumberlandbadgergroup.org.uk
      Website: www.northumberlandbadgergroup.org.uk
    • Durham County Badger Group
      c/o Durham Wildlife Trust, Rainton Meadows, Houghton le Spring, DH4 6PU
      Tel: 0191 5843112
      Email: info@durhamcountybadgers.co.uk
      Website: www.durhamcountybadgers.co.uk
    • Wirral and Cheshire Badger Group
      Mike Taylor, PO Box 19, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8TG
      Tel: 01606 883076
      Email: info@wcbg.co.uk
      Website: www.wcbg.org.uk

  • The Midlands

    • Worcestershire Badger Society
      Pam Jameson, PO Box 6556, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5GD
      Tel: 01527 541342 /Emergency nos 07748 599440
      Email: admin@worcestershirebadgersociety.org.uk
      Website: www.worcestershirebadgersociety.org.uk
    • Warwickshire Badger Group
      Tel: 01564 783129
      Email: badgerology@aol.com
    • Staffordshire Badger Conservation Group
      c/o The Wolseley Centre, Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, ST17 0WT
      Tel: 07982 485441 or 07982 482672 or 07982 450838
      Email: staffsbadgergroup@hotmail.co.uk
      Website: www.staffordshirebadgers.co.uk
    • Shropshire Badger Group
      Rodney Bennett, PO Box 100, Whitchurch, SY13 4WX
      Tel: 01743 271999
      Email: rodd.bennett@virgin.net
      Website: www.shropshirebadgergroup.co.uk
    • Oxfordshire Badger Group
      c/o The Willows,Eynsham Road, Cassington, Witney, Oxon, OX29 4DF
      Email: oxonbadgergroup@btopenworld.com
      Simon Boulter 07814412883
    • North Northants Badgers
      Brian Sanders
      Tel: 01536 481770
      Email: davidknightNN156AT@hotmail.co.uk
      Website: www.northnorthantsbadgers.co.uk
    • Brockwatch (Northampton Badger Group)
      Steve Jackson, 1 the Stour, Daventry, Northants NN11 4PR
      Tel: 01327 706349
      Email: enquiries@brockwatch.org.uk
      Website: www.brockwatch.org.uk
    • Leicestershire Badger Group
      Dr Pam Mynott, 14 Hidcote Road, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 5PE
      Tel: 01162 715006
      Email: pamela.mynott@btinternet.com
      Website: www.badgergroup.org.uk
    • Herefordshire Badger Group
      Colin Gray, 54 Purland, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 5QA
      Tel: 01989 567995
      Email: herefordshire@badger-groups.org.uk
    • Gloucestershire Badger Group
      Tony Dean, Chairman, 3, Mill Farm Drive, Paganhill, Stroud, Glos, GL5 4JZ
      Tel: 01453 750164
      Email: liz.dean3@gmail.com
    • South Derbyshire Badger Group
      Findern Parish Rooms, Lower Green, Findern, Derby, DE65 6AD
      Tel: 07754 094177
      Email: info@southderbyshirebadgergroup.co.uk
      Website: www.southderbyshirebadgergroup.co.uk
    • Mid Derbyshire Badger Group
      Irene Brierton, 17 St Michael’s Close, Crich, Derbyshire, SK17 6TY
      Tel: 01773 852647 or 07702 977282
      Email: irene_brierton@btopenworld.com
    • High Peak Badger Group
      Brian Ashton
      Tel: 01298 26957
      Email: g.ashton@talktalk.net

  • Eastern England

    • Bedfordshire Badger Network
      Mick McCarrick, Chairman, 38 Duncombe Close , Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 2HR
      Office hours:Sue Raven c/o The Forest Office, The Greensand Trust, Haynes West End, Bedford. MK45 3QT
      T: 01234 743666 E: Sue.raven@greensandtrust.org
      & Richard Lawrence, Ivel and Ouse Countryside Project, The Smithy, The Village, Old Warden, Bedfordshire. SG18 9HQ.
      Tel: 01767 312339.
      E:RichardL@bedsrcc.org.uk
      Out office hours; Mick McCarrick,
      Tel: 01582 756409 E: mick.mccarrick@btinternet.com
      Web: www.bnhs.co.uk/focuson/badger%20network/html/
    • Suffolk Wildlife Badger & Other Mammals Group
      Adrian Hinchliffe, 10 Stella Maris, Off Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, IP2 0DF
      Tel: 07733338896
      Email: adrian@wondersofwildlife.co.uk
      Website: www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org
    • Herts and Middlesex Badger Group
      Keith Higby, 14 Lismore, Northend, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8TH
      Tel: 01442 390243
      Email: keithhigby@msn.com
      Website: www.hmbadgergroup.org.uk
    • Uttlesford Badger Group
      Robert Perry, 22 Wainsfield Villas, Thaxted, Essex, CM6 2LS.
      Tel: 01371 830451
      Email: rochecars@googlemail.com
      Website: www.ubg-uk.org
    • Essex Badger Protection Group
      Frank Last, Milton Lodge, Milton Road, Corringham, Essex, SS17 8JP
      Tel: 07966 378366 or 01375 670733
      Email: fglast@btinternet.com
      Website: www.essexbadger.co.uk
    • North East Essex Badger Group
      Renee Hockley-Byam
      Tel: Hotline 07751 572175
      Email: renee.byam@btinternet.com
      Website: www.neebg.co.uk
    • Epping Forest District Badger Group
      Tel: 01992 576038
      Website: www.eppingforestbg.org.uk
    • Harlow Badger Group
      Derek Barry, Plough End, 8 Dell Lane, Little Hallingbury, Essex, CM22 7SJ
      Tel: 01279 503332 or 07941 185171
      Email: info@hbg-uk.org
      Website: www.hbg-uk.org
    • Cambridgeshire Mammal Group
      Steve Parnwell, 1 Turf Fen Lane, Warboys, PE28 2TZ
      Tel: 01487 823198
      Email: steveparnwell@btinternet.com
    • Buckinghamshire Badger Group
      Tel: 01296 420964 or 07712 858249
      Email: bbg_bt@btinternet.com
      Website: www.bucks-badgers.org.uk

  • Southern England

    • Wiltshire Badger Group
      Malcolm Clarke
      Email: info@wiltshirebadgergroup.org.uk
      Website: www.wiltshirebadgergroup.org.uk
    • Badger Trust – West Sussex
      Jaine Wild
      Tel: 01243 825804
      Email: btws@uwclub.net
      Website: www.badgertrustwestsussex.co.uk
    • South Downs Badger Protection Group
      Graham Amy, 71 court Farm Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9DH
      Tel: 01273 514942
      Email: seahavenpr@aol.com
    • Badger Trust – Sussex
      Pat Hayden, Vacuna, Eden Vale, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 2JJ
      Tel: 07910198720
      Email: secretary@badgertrust-sussex.org.uk
      Website: www.badgertrust-sussex.org.uk
    • West Surrey Badger Group
      Dave Williams, PO Box 67, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1YR
      Tel: 07768 518064
      Email: wsbg@wsbg.co.uk
      Website: www.badger-groups.org.uk/west-surrey
    • East Surrey Badger Protection Society
      Dr Helen Dorrell, PO Box 2774, Purley, Surrey, CR8 1WY
      Tel: 0208 660 9827
      Email: esbps.badgers@gmail.com
      Website: www.esbps.org.uk
    • Somerset Trust Badger Group
      Vanessa Mason, Little Orchard, Park Lane, Carhampton, Somerset, TA24 6NL
      Tel: 24/7 07850 604585
      Email: somersetbadgers@waitrose.com
    • Secret World Wildlife Rescue
      Pauline Kidner, Secret World, New Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3PZ
      Tel: 01278 783250
      Email: info@scretworld.org
      Website: www.secretworld.org
    • New Forest Badger Group
      Martin Noble, Secretary
      Tel: 01425 402211
      Email: nfbg@btinternet.com
      Website: www.newforestbadgers.org
    • East Kent Badger Group
      Martin Newcombe, Brackenhurst, Knoll Hill, Aldington, Ashford, Kent, TN25 7BZ
      Tel: 01233 720229
      Email: martin.newcombe@gtwiz.co.uk
    • West Kent Badger Group
      Secretary, PO Box 301, Gravesend, Kent DA12 9AB
      Roger Branton
      Tel: 0208 777 0125 / 07773 314970
      Email: westkentbadgergroup@yahoo.co.uk
      Website: www.wkbg.org.uk
    • Badger Trust Isle of Wight
      Tel: 07724 687160
      Website: www.badgertrust-isleofwight.co.uk
    • Dorset Badger Group
      Elizabeth James
      Tel: 01297 678772
      Email: ejames.babers@virgin.net
      Website: www.dorsetbadgergroup.co.uk
    • Devon Badger Group
      Chairman, Tony Volante
      tonyvee@hotmail.co.uk
      Tel: Hotline No: 07729 568468
    • Cornwall Badger Rescue; Brock
      Bob Speechley, 10 Porthia Road, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2JB
      Tel: 01736 797740 or 07831 121949
      Email: robert1955@talktalk.net
      Website: www.cornwall-badger-rescue.co.uk
    • Binfield Badger Group
      PO Box 3805, Bracknell, Berks, RG42 1HH
      Tel: 07092 234377
      Email: badgers@binfieldbadgers.org.uk
      Website: www.binfieldbadgers.org.uk
    • Avon Badger Group
      Hilary Wring, 17 Marion Walk, St George, Bristol, BS5 8LJ
      Tel: 07776 090816
      Email: cbcollett@hotmail.co.uk

  • Badger Groups in Wales

    • Vale and District Badger Group
      PO Box 96, Prestatyn, LL19 0BD
      Tel: 01824 710208
      Email: valmollytomos317@btinternet.com
    • Radnorshire Badger Group
      Bryan Price
      Email: radnorbg@live.co.uk
    • Glamorgan Badger Group
      Dewi Northway
      Tel: 01446 722874
      Email: gilliannorthway@btconnect.com
    • Gwent Badger Group
      John and Mary Kennett
      Tel: 01633 400464 / Emergency 07831 623627
      Email: elmtree464@btinternet.com
      Website: www.gwentbadgergroup.org.uk
    • Badger Watch and Rescue Dyfed
      Gordon Lumby
      Tel: 01570 480571
      Email: g.lumby@btopenworld.com
      Website: www.badger-watch.co.uk
    • Clwyd Badger Group
      Pat Hartley, PO Box 183, Earl Road Post Office, Mold, Flintshire CH7 2AA
      Tel: 01244 544823 or 07762 936145
      Email: clwyd.badgergroup@uwclub.net

  • Overseas Organisations

    • Dassenwergroep Brabant
      Email: info@dassenwerkgroepbrabant.nl
      Website: www.dassenwerkgroepbrabant.nl
    • Vereniging Das and Boom (Badger and Tree Society)
      Jaap Dirkmaat, Rijksstraatweg 174, 6573 DG Beek-Ubbergen, Holland
      Email: dasenboom@dasenboom.nl
      Website: www.dasenboom.nl