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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.

  • Get on your bikes and ride

    Thursday 7th October, 2010

    Two much needed cycle racks have been installed at Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s St Nicholas Park and Fencerhill Wood nature reserves in Gosforth.

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  • Make nature your legacy

    Thursday 7th October, 2010

    Once a love of nature has us in its grasp, it becomes part of us and, we want to protect it. Will for Wildlife Week, from 18 to 22 October, offers nature lovers the chance to take action for the benefit of wildlife and future generations.

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  • Project starts a year of activity

    Thursday 7th October, 2010

    The Druridge Bay Partnership is keen to actively involve local communities and individuals in developing its ‘Coal and Coast Project’ over the next year. The Project has been successful in attracting a Heritage Lottery Fund grant for this work which, if successful, would release £1.8 million of HLF funding for a five-year delivery programme.

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  • Scary capers this Halloween

    Thursday 7th October, 2010

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be responsible for some spooky goings on this Halloween and it’s all free!

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  • The best Red Squirrel Week ever!

    Thursday 7th October, 2010

    National Red Squirrel Week in the North East of England started on a high with the launch of the fabulous new Axel Scheffler red squirrel book at Kielder Castle and Fenwick Ltd in Newcastle.

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  • Green team demands more sunshine

    Thursday 23rd September, 2010

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Green Team has added its name in support of 10:10’s Lighter Later Campaign.

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  • Anthony’s job makes great SENSE

    Thursday 23rd September, 2010

    Anthony Johnston, Northumberland Wildlife Trust People & Wildlife Officer has been appointed as manager of the SENSE II Project.

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  • Holywell Pond scoops silver

    Thursday 23rd September, 2010

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Holywell Pond reserve has scooped a Silver Gilt Special Award in the Conservation category of the Northumbria in Bloom Awards.

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  • Gosforth and Kenton - be on red alert!

    Thursday 16th September, 2010

    A red squirrel has been spotted on five separate occasions in the Kenton and Gosforth areas of Newcastle over the past three weeks.

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  • Wildlife charity strongly questions badger cull

    Thursday 16th September, 2010

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust, in line with the Wildlife Trusts nationally is concerned that proposals by the Government for badger culling in England’s bovine tuberculosis (bTB) hotspots will not help control the spread of the disease to cattle and may have a negative impact on the fate of this protected species and on the farming community.

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