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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.

  • Give a lasting gift this Valentines Day

    Thursday 27th January, 2011

    Don’t know what to buy your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than a Northumberland Wildlife Trust joint membership - it’s a perfect gift for two nature lovers, and will outlast the chocolates and red roses.

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  • Keep dogs on a lead!

    Thursday 27th January, 2011

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is urging members of the public to keep their dogs under control, preferably on a lead, when they are out and about on Druridge Bay.

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  • Storm Cocks and Tree Babblers by Kevin O'Hara

    Thursday 27th January, 2011

    No, I’m not referring to some plumbing or tree surgery terminology, but actually to the quaint olde country English names for some of our birds, which are sadly now all too often lost amidst our declining dialects.

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  • Give a brood a home

    Thursday 27th January, 2011

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is supporting National Nest Box Week, which this year runs from 14 - 21 February.

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  • Stoats in ermine, well I never! By Kevin O'Hara

    Thursday 20th January, 2011

    Just when you thought it was safe to open the newspaper again, I’m writing yet another fox story, this time with a slight comic irony, but not one to dwell on as I am getting sick of the fabulous ‘Mr Fox’.

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  • Be on the look out for stoats in ermine!

    Thursday 20th January, 2011

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is asking members of the public to keep their eyes peeled for stoats in ermine when out and about as the early and harsh winter appears to be encouraging more than usual to sport the beautiful winter garb.

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  • Mark strengthens EcoNorth

    Thursday 20th January, 2011

    The continued success of EcoNorth, Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s consultancy service, has enabled it to strengthen its team with the appointment of Mark Wilkinson to the position of Consultant Ecologist.

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  • Those foxes are at it again - by Kevin O'Hara

    Wednesday 19th January, 2011

    Hot on the heels of the amorous Mr Fox, last week I was sent a similar story from somewhere in Northumberland (which shall remain nameless). This time it also involved the police, and some rowdy neighbours: on this occasion, one resident was awoken in the dead of night by unearthly wails and shrieks coming from next door, which shook them to the core.

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  • Dont forget your camera

    Thursday 13th January, 2011

    Why not take advantage of the break in the wintery weather by getting out and about. And, if you are heading outdoors, don’t forget to take your camera as you could enter any photographs taken in Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s 26th annual amateur photography competition.

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  • Sending out an SOS?

    Thursday 13th January, 2011

    Mike Pratt our Chief Executive cannot get away from red squirrels!

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