News

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.

  • ‘Acorns to Oaks’ causing great excitement!

    Wednesday 23rd April, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is really excited to have received a grant to become part of a Big Lottery Fund Well-Being programme to work with groups of military families in the Region.

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  • Fury as 'relentless' vandals strike yet again at Big Waters nature reserve

    Tuesday 22nd April, 2014

    Trust conservation manager Steve Lowe: "These mindless acts ruin it for everybody. Vandalism on our reserves feels relentless".

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  • Lending a hand in Lowick

    Tuesday 22nd April, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s North Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group has been busy transforming a patch of land in Lowick, donated by the Parish Council, into a wonderful wildlife garden.

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  • Opencast scheme at Highthorn

    Friday 18th April, 2014

    HJ Banks are scoping out a potential opencast site, one which is listed in Northumberland County Councils Minerals Plan, which has been agreed by local authority representatives. There is no submitted scheme for this area at present and as a result, NWT has not taken a position on the proposal at this stage.

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  • Apply for the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge!

    Friday 11th April, 2014

    The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Scholarship is a unique opportunity for prospective British students wishing to pursue a 'green themed' postgraduate degree at the Open University. The competition is seeking submissions from aspiring inventors and innovators who have a big idea that could make a sizeable contribution towards cutting carbon emissions.

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  • Last call for photography competition

    Thursday 3rd April, 2014

    There’s still enough time to enter the North East Wildlife Photography Competition 2014 which has attracted a line-up of impressive judges including Ross Hutchinson ITV Weatherman, Sam Lee, folk singer and keen wildlife photographer and Tony Henderson, The Journal’s Environment Editor.

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  • Government must save remaining wildlife-rich grasslands and help farmers halt ‘catastrophic’ decline

    Tuesday 1st April, 2014

    A dramatic decline in the UK’s remaining wildlife-rich grasslands has been highlighted by The Wildlife Trust movement, with reports collated across the country telling a story of devastating losses.

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  • Drop it Now!

    Tuesday 25th March, 2014

    TB’s the problem NOT badgers, says conservation chief

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  • Kielder’s water voles win Heritage Lottery Fund support

    Tuesday 25th March, 2014

    A partnership of Tyne Rivers Trust, the Forestry Commission and Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted to have received a grant of over £40,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project about the heritage of water voles in Kielder Forest.

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  • Osprey Watch is back for fifth year

    Wednesday 19th March, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is seeking volunteers to help with the fifth Kielder Osprey Watch at Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder this summer.

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