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.

  • It’s hot for wildlife too!

    Wednesday 1st July, 2015

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the pubic to remember wildlife during the current heatwave.

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  • Students raise cash for wildlife

    Tuesday 30th June, 2015

    Two groups of students have been busy raising money for Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

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  • Generous donation keeps wildlife site secure

    Friday 26th June, 2015

    Riverside Leisure (Hexham) Ltd has very generously donated a large caravan to Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

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  • Meet the ‘bug man’ at photography event

    Thursday 25th June, 2015

    Members of the public are invited to join George McGavin, TV wildlife presenter and resident ‘bug man’ on BBC 1’s The One Show, at the North East Wildlife Photography Competition Awards Ceremony on Thursday 9 July, at Great North Museum: Hancock, from 6pm to 8pm.

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  • Meet me in the Meadow

    Thursday 18th June, 2015

    Oxeye daisies, northern marsh orchids, wood cranesbill and cat’s ear– the beauty of a Northumberland wildflower meadow is a wonder for everyone to enjoy.

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  • Fifty shades of Gabion

    Wednesday 17th June, 2015

    The sun is shining, so Northumberland Wildlife Trust is making the most of the wonderful weather to forge ahead with the construction of its new Wildlife Discovery Centre on its Hauxley nature reserve, which is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, as part of its Dynamic Druridge project.

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  • Artist wins bid to plunge the North Sea

    Thursday 11th June, 2015

    The North Sea and Farne Island’s lighthouse, photo Kevin O’Hara

    Chris Rose learns to dive to paint awe-inspiring underwater wildlife

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  • Making the most of it

    Tuesday 9th June, 2015

    Whilst members of the public may be disappointed that Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Hauxley nature reserve on Druridge Bay is closed until next summer, wildlife on the reserve is thriving, thanks to the peace and quiet.

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  • Wildlife-rich areas must not suffer at the expense of land development

    Tuesday 9th June, 2015

    Following the Government's recent proposal to introduce a statutory register for brownfield land, environmental charities are calling on the Government to honour its original commitment to ‘protect previously developed or brownfield land that is of high environmental value for wildlife'.

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  • Party on!

    Thursday 4th June, 2015

    Dobbies in Ponteland will be joining forces with Northumberland Wildlife Trust to host a Summer Garden Party celebrating 150 years of gardening, on Thursday 18 June between 5pm - 9pm.

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