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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.

  • Seal Watch

    Thursday 23rd October, 2014

    Now that the first seal pups have started making an appearance along the North East coast, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging members of the public to be vigilant. At just a few weeks old, the young pups head off to sea to prepare to live an independent life, however some will turn up on beaches along the coastline as they learn to swim and feed.

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  • Back home ... but not forgotten!

    Thursday 23rd October, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received a surprise £125 donation all the way from a resident of the USA. Sally Brown from Richmond, Virginia was driving through Northumberland with her mother when they saw the signs for the wildlife charity’s Hauxley reserve on the road and decided to follow them.

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  • Wanted: artist to dive and show the magic of our seas!

    Thursday 23rd October, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has joined forces with the Royal Society for Wildlife Trusts and the Society of Wildlife Artists in its search to find an artist prepared to take the plunge and seek inspiration beneath the waves.

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  • When Countryfile came to town

    Wednesday 22nd October, 2014

    Tune in to BBC1’s Countryfile on Sunday 26 October at 6.20pm

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  • Thousands of reasons to cheer!

    Thursday 16th October, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has thousands of reasons to be very happy … 175,000 reasons in fact! For, the wildlife charity has received a staggering £175,000 from players of People’s Postcode Lottery which supports a number of good across Britain and globally.

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  • Nature kids pick up wildlife tips

    Thursday 16th October, 2014

    Members of Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s North Northumberland Wildlife Watch Group visited Cragside House in Northumberland recently to explore the signs of autumn around the grounds and take part in an autumn scavenger hunt along the river.

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  • Join the Bioblitz along Hadrian's Wall

    Thursday 16th October, 2014

    As part of the Save our Magnificent Meadows Project (funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and led by Plantlife),Northumberland Wildlife Trust and the National Trust will be hosting a Hadrian’s Wall Bioblitz and are calling upon members of the public to join in.

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  • A legacy for nature: a gift for future generations

    Thursday 9th October, 2014

    Nature is an iconic part of who we are in our Region. From the North Sea coastline along Druridge Bay to frogs and birds in our gardens, back yards, ponds and green spaces, we are fortunate to be able to enjoy wildlife around us. During Will for Wildlife Week, which this year runs from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 October, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging wildlife lovers to leave a legacy that will help protect species and habitats for future generations.

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  • Spooktacular event thanks to charity lottery players

    Thursday 9th October, 2014

    Children of all ages will be able to try their hand at pumpkin carving with Northumberland Wildlife Trust this October, thanks to the generous players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Safe as a newt, thanks to charity lottery

    Monday 6th October, 2014

    A group of five pupils from Ashington Community High School will be spending the autumn term helping Northumberland Wildlife Trust safeguard a protected species on its Hauxley nature reserve - and it’s being made possible thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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