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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.

  • Support Team Red!

    Monday 12th May, 2014

    Join Glen Graham, Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) Ranger for South-East Northumberland and Katy Cook RSNE Engaging Communities Officer two dates in May, to find out more about local red squirrels and the work that is going on to protect them.

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  • Millions of reasons to smile!

    Monday 12th May, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have now raised an amazing £41,572,783 for charities and good causes since the lottery’s launch in 2008.

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  • Dogs on leads and stick to paths!

    Monday 12th May, 2014

    The bird breeding season is in full-swing so Northumberland Wildlife Trust, which has reserves along the Northumberland Coast, is asking dog owners to keep their pets on a lead as they pass through the sand dunes and coastal grassland this spring.

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  • Conservation chief calls for ambitious HS2 nature restoration

    Tuesday 6th May, 2014

    Following the disappointment in the wake of the vote in favour of HS2, Northumberland Wildlife Trust is delighted that MPs have given the HS2 Select Committee a remit to consider environmental mitigation for the impact that the proposed route will have.

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  • Students raise funds and have a ball!

    Tuesday 6th May, 2014

    Newcastle University Biology Society (BIOSOC) which has adopted Northumberland Wildlife Trust as its ‘Charity of the Year’ for 2013/14, has raised £325 through a raffle at its annual Summer Ball which, in addition to the £117 raised at a recent bake sale, takes the running total to £442.

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  • The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge!

    Wednesday 30th April, 2014

    The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Scholarship is an exciting new initiative for prospective students in Scotland, England and Wales who are wishing to pursue a ‘green-themed’ full-time or part-time postgraduate degree at the Open University.

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  • One step closer to the Druridge dream

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust has received £26,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) as the first stage towards the development of its Dynamic Druridge Project.

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  • It's Eurovision time for birds!

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    It’s International Dawn Chorus Day this Sunday (4 May) so Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging everybody to get up early and celebrate the world’s oldest wake-up call - the dawn chorus - and the beauty of bird song.

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  • Guides do their bit for wildlife

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    A team of 7 Girl Guides from Dudley in North Tyneside will be giving bugs a helping hand this summer, having taken part in a bug house making event at Dudley Church Hall last weekend.

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  • High impact HS2 needs a new vision

    Tuesday 29th April, 2014

    New report shows how large-scale nature restoration along the HS2 proposed route could help heal blighted communities and damaged countryside

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