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.

  • Islands in the Stream

    Friday 9th October, 2015

    Great news! A habitat improvement scheme in the Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle has finally been completed a year after it was first started.

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  • Bags galore!

    Thursday 8th October, 2015

    As most people now know, shoppers in England are now being charged a 5p levy for every plastic bag given out at supermarkets and large stores, which is seen by conservationists as a positive move by the government to help conserve our natural environment.

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  • Project gets £31,000 cash boost

    Tuesday 6th October, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted to have been awarded £31,000 from the Environment Agency’s Catchment Partnership Action Fund (CPAF).

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  • Steffen’s raising a giggle for grasslands

    Thursday 1st October, 2015

    Local stand-up comedian Steffen Peddie will be raising laughs and, in turn, raising funds for rare grasslands with Northumberland Wildlife Trust later this month.

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  • On the pull at Weetslade

    Wednesday 30th September, 2015

    A team from Depaul UK, the national service which works with local communities to prevent youth homelessness and helps young people who are homeless, has been busy clearing ragwort on Weetslade Country Park in North Tyneside.

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  • TV presenter celebrates £25,000 for wildlife charity

    Tuesday 29th September, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded an extra £1.575 million to long-term supported charities and the wildlife charity is one of 63 charities that will receive the extra £25,000 award from players of the charity lottery.

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  • Lonely hedgehogs need your help

    Wednesday 23rd September, 2015

    It’s the first day of autumn today so Northumberland Wildlife Trust is taking the opportunity to launch a new membership campaign to protect the region’s declining population of hedgehogs.

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  • Still time to meet TV presenter

    Tuesday 22nd September, 2015

    There’s still time to book your ticket to meet TV and wildlife presenter, Iolo Williams, who will be helping to host Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s ‘Our Wildlife 2015’ event at Kirkley Hall in Ponteland, this Sunday (27 September).

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  • The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 - A Celebration of British Wildlife

    Friday 18th September, 2015

    The British Wildlife Photography Awards proudly announce the winners for 2015. The Awards celebrate both the work of amateur and professional photographers and the beauty and diversity of British wildlife.

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  • Continue giving with confidence

    Thursday 17th September, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has become a member of the Fund Raising Standards Board (FRSB), the self-regulator of charity funding in the UK.

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