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Media contacts

Contact information for journalists and the media

If you have a general enquiry, please contact the RSPCA.

National media enquiries

During normal office hours (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday)

Our press office can be contacted by journalists and the media on either of the following telephone numbers:

  • 0300 123 0244
  • 0300 123 0288

Alternatively you can leave a message on 0300 123 0053 or email our press office during office hours only at:

Contacting our press office out of hours

To contact the duty press officer for urgent press enquiries (after 5pm and weekends and bank holidays) phone 07825 158490.

We're unable to answer enquiries from members of the public on this number.  If you wish to report animal cruelty or a welfare concern please contact our 24-hour cruelty line.

Local media enquiries (England and Wales) 

During normal office hours (9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday), regional press officers can be contacted by journalists and the media on the following telephone numbers.

North and Lincolnshire

Cumbria, Durham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire.

Leanne Plumtree
07714 138221

Midlands, Manchester and Merseyside

Cheshire, Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Merseyside, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Staffordshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Warwickshire.

Cheryl Hague
07970 676470

South and South West

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Surrey, Wiltshire, Worcestershire.

Suzanne Norbury
07969 481250

East of England and South East

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk, West Sussex.

Nicola Walker
07969 294018


Gill Hillan & Chris O'Brien 
0300 123 8913 or 07969 350909


Performing animals advisory service

For advice and support about the use of animals in production visit: RSPCA Performing Animals.

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