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Find out about what’s happening with the Trust by reading our latest stories below.  If you want to find out more or think you have a story, please contact our press office. Don’t forget to share comments, stories, photos and videos on our Facebook page, TwitterYoutube and Flickr.

  • Start your spring cleaning this half-term

    Friday 17th February, 2017

    If you are looking for something to do during half-term, look no further than Hodgkin Park in Newcastle.

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  • The frogs are back in town

    Friday 17th February, 2017

    The sun is shining, so that can only mean one thing! The frogs are back in the pond at Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s St Nicholas Park reserve in Gosforth. So why not head out to the reserve and see (and hear) them?

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  • Kielder projects need your support

    Thursday 16th February, 2017

    If you would like to get up close and personal with wildlife in Kielder this year, then Northumberland Wildlife would love to hear from you, as it is now recruiting volunteers for two exciting projects.

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  • All you need is grass

    Monday 13th February, 2017

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be hosting the Northern Grasslands Conference on Thursday 9 March.

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  • Ready, steady, dust!

    Wednesday 8th February, 2017

    Following on from the success of its Dusting the Dunes event last year to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is again calling on volunteers to join it for a morning of dune dusting on Friday 3 March between 10am - 12noon.

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  • Players of People’s Postcode Lottery raise a million for Northumberland’s wildlife!

    Wednesday 1st February, 2017

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted to have attended the 2017 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £66.3 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2016 - thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Northumberland Wildlife Trust is one of 69 charities that benefited from this incredible funding, with £225,000 received in 2016 alone. This takes the total the Trust has received since 2008 to £1,144,941.40

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  • Theo and Bugge strengthen conservation team

    Tuesday 31st January, 2017

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has strengthened its conservation team with the arrival of two students, who have joined the Trust on placement from their respective universities for the next six months.

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  • Ratty’s restoration continues

    Friday 27th January, 2017

    ‘Restoring Ratty,’ the five year Heritage Lottery Fund supported partnership project, aimed at the reintroduction of water voles to the Kielder area of Northumberland, started 2017 with a visit by project staff and Northumberland Wildlife Trust volunteers to Derek Gow Consultancy Ltd in Devon for two days, to check on the progress of the water voles captured in the North Pennines last autumn.

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  • Outrage at damage to internationally important site

    Thursday 26th January, 2017

    Staff and volunteers at Northumberland Wildlife Trust have been left deeply upset and angered at the damage caused to its Whitelee nature reserve in North Northumberland.

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  • Spare a couple of minutes for wildlife during this cold spell

    Friday 13th January, 2017

    Now that the region has had the first flurries of snow, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to spare a thought for garden birds and small mammals during this period, as low temperatures with frost or snow on the ground make it extremely difficult for many species to find natural food.

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