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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.

  • That’s the wonder of Wylam

    Wednesday 7th December, 2016

    In July this year the Save Our Magnificent Meadows project, Plantlife and its partners which include Northumberland Wildlife Trust, launched its national ‘Meadow Makers’ competition to celebrate the work of the unsung heroes in our communities and schools who are working hard protect the country’s meadow heritage and inspiring others to follow suit.

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  • Charity to benefit from the secrets of the sand this Christmas

    Monday 5th December, 2016

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has just taken delivery of a book ‘Archaeology and Environment on the North Sea Littoral: A Case Study from Low Hauxley.’

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  • Greedy bird bags cash boost for school

    Thursday 1st December, 2016

    Christmas has come early for one Northumberland school thanks to a starling, a talented pupil and her camera.

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  • Santa on his way back to see the ‘Lady of the North’

    Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    Father Christmas will be making a quick trip on his sleigh next month to have a catch-up with his favourite northern lass, Northumberlandia, aka The ‘Lady of the North’

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  • The results are in!

    Tuesday 29th November, 2016

    It’s that time of year when the television channels are full of results being announced… Strictly Come Dancing, The X Factor and I’m a Celebrity, but one regional wildlife charity believes it has the results to push all the other results out of the headlines.

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  • Heating boost for Wildife Discovery Centre

    Thursday 24th November, 2016

    The heating system at Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s new flagship eco-building at Hauxley has been switched on, marking the latest phase in the reserve's re-birth, following a devastating fire in 2010.

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  • Woolly first for wildlife charity

    Monday 21st November, 2016

    It was -2ºC this morning, so what a great time for Northumberland Wildlife Trust to launch its own locally produced wool from its very own conservation flock… ideal for November knitting.

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  • Volunteers prepare the park for winter

    Thursday 17th November, 2016

    Staff and volunteers from Northumberland Wildlife Trust have been busy installing a new bird feeding station at Weetslade Country Park, on the outskirts of Newcastle, ready for the onset of winter.

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  • Wildlife staff jumping for joy at TV ad

    Friday 11th November, 2016

    It’s not just the foxes, badger and hedgehog that are bouncing with happiness in the new John Lewis Christmas television advert, staff at Northumberland Wildlife Trust are also jumping for joy… and without the use of a trampoline.

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  • Rothbury students go up on the wall

    Wednesday 9th November, 2016

    School children in Northumberland who spent September getting creative as part of a project which works to save rare grasslands around the UK, are now having their work form part of an exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle.

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