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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.

  • Pupils have a wild old time

    Tuesday 30th September, 2014

    A group of 23 children from Years 1 and 2 at Bellingham First School have been taking part in a number of Forest School activities with Northumberland Wildlife Trust, at the Kielder Forest School which is located on the Beeches Trail.

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  • Lauren scores a first for Trust

    Tuesday 30th September, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust now has its first successful apprentice in post, and is hoping to roll out an apprenticeship scheme across the whole organisation.

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  • What a Beach!

    Thursday 25th September, 2014

    Six volunteers joined Aurelie Bohan, Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Officer, at Cresswell Dunes to take part in the Marine Conservation Society’s Great British Beach Clean.

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  • Cycling to be easier with cash boost

    Thursday 25th September, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received a cash boost of £5,548 from the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund.

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  • Training to help preserve iconic grasslands

    Thursday 18th September, 2014

    Volunteer grassland training at Kippy Heugh

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received £10,000 from the Community Foundation’s ‘Out and About’ Fund. Established in 2009, the aim of the Fund is to encourage people of all ages to enjoy the countryside.

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  • What a load of rubbish!

    Thursday 18th September, 2014

    Cresswell shore

    Steve Lowe and Aurelie Bohan from Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s conservation team welcomed volunteers from the Environment Agency and the Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) to the wildlife charity’s Hauxley nature reserve for a huge clean-up at the site’s picturesque beach.

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  • Game-changing response required to tackle State of Nature crisis

    Wednesday 17th September, 2014

    Finding game-changing solutions to the crisis facing nature was the theme of the recent landmark Conference for Nature on 3rd September, which featured high-profile delegates including Sir David Attenborough, The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Germaine Greer and key people from business, politics, the utility sector and conservation.

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  • Save our Magnificent Meadows!

    Thursday 28th August, 2014

    The UK’s wildflower meadows are vanishing, and with them our native flowers and the wildlife that rely upon them. Only 3% of the meadows that existed in the 1930’s now remain. Nearly 7.5 million acres of wildflower meadow have been lost so far and they are still being destroyed. To reverse this trend the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a unique partnership of conservation charities and local councils, led by Plantlife, funds for a national project to protect and conserve what’s left of this priceless heritage.

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  • Badger vaccination is cost-effective option

    Tuesday 26th August, 2014

    New report calls for strategic action from Government

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  • Two years of conservation success gives English reds real hope

    Tuesday 26th August, 2014

    Following three months of spring survey work in 289 different woodlands and gardens across northern England, analysis confirms that red squirrel range has remained stable over the last two years, bucking a trend of over a century of loss in England.

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