Live link to river Foss level at Huntington (just north of the Yearsley Grove / Huntington Road junction)

Contact Us

RFS Committee Members.

If you wish to contact one of us, please use the link below.

Michael Alexander                                          Chairman

John Millett                                                      Vice Chairman

Helen Button                                                    Secretary

Michael Reakes                                                Treasurer

Christine Gray                                                  Membership Secretary

Mike Gray                                                          Environment & Events

Beth Shurter                                                      Newsletter Editor & Website Manager

Bob Jowett                                                         Foss Walk

Barry Thomas                                                   Litterpicking

Tim Rane                                                           Boat Trips & Castle Mills Lock Operation

Andy Mulholland                                             Planning

Bill Twist

Barbara Hilton



We will reply as soon as possible, but please bear in mind that we are a voluntary organisation.


Pollution/Obstruction (up to Yearsley Bridge) Environment Agency (24 hour) 0800 807060

Debris and Litter
Litter upstream of Yearsley Bridge Foss Internal Drainage Board 01904 720785
Litter/Debris on river bank within York City of York Council 01904 551551
Dog fouling within York City of York CYC Dog Warden 01904 552299

Footpath Obstructions
Within York CYC City Strategy 01904 551374

Outside York North Yorkshire County Council Footpath Officer 0845 0349 599

Links to other groups

St Nicks   – Centre for nature and green living –

The Fairy Trial – a family walk just above Mon Bridge –

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust  –

PLACE –  Education & Research Centre –

The Pocklington Canal Amenity Society

Fishergate, Fulford and Heslington Local History Society –

Environment Agency Regulations for Riperian Owners – Living on te edge –