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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.

  • Wildlife partnership flying high

    Friday 11th August, 2017

    Vine House Farm in Lincolnshire, the home of pioneering wildlife-friendly farmer Nicholas Watts and his family, grow 400 acres of bird seed, including 100 acres of sunflowers, and is a haven for a host of wildlife.

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  • 50th Kielder osprey chick fledges

    Thursday 3rd August, 2017

    Archer, the 50th chick to fledge at Kielder on Nest 3 (centre)

    The Kielder ospreys have now fledged 50 chicks since they began nesting at Kielder Water & Forest Park in 2009.

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  • Ten hen harriers dance in the Northumbrian sky again

    Wednesday 2nd August, 2017

    The Northumberland Hen Harrier Protection Partnership is pleased to announce that five pairs of hen harriers attempted to nest in Northumberland fledging ten young.

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  • The Hauxley ‘Thorpedo’

    Wednesday 2nd August, 2017

    Forget British swimmer Adam Peaty setting his 50m breaststroke world record in July! An even greater swimmer is alive and well and living on a nature reserve in Northumberland.

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  • Become bee-friendly this summer!

    Friday 28th July, 2017

    Bee lovers prepared to let the grass grow for the cause.

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  • Watch the world go by, courtesy of charity lottery

    Friday 28th July, 2017

    Nature lovers visiting two nature reserves in south Northumberland this summer will now have somewhere to rest their legs and watch the world go by, thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Winning wildlife images wow judges

    Thursday 20th July, 2017

    The winners of the fifth North East Wildlife Photography Competition were announced recently at the awards ceremony at the Great North Museum and, as with previous years, the panel of judges were left truly amazed.

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  • Rise up to the challenge of the sea

    Tuesday 11th July, 2017

    Northumberland Wildlife Trust is encouraging everybody in the region to make a pledge to look after the sea as part of the UK-wide celebrations for National Marine Week (NMW) 2017.

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  • TV presenter opens Wildlife Discovery Centre

    Friday 7th July, 2017

    Exactly seven years ago, staff at Northumberland Wildlife Trust were left devastated by an arson attack on its visitor centre at its 21-hectare Hauxley reserve near Amble in Northumberland.

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  • Shakespeare, just 'As You Like It'

    Friday 7th July, 2017

    With the summer holidays fast approaching and the weather hopefully set to improve, it’s time to think about an evening of outdoor entertainment with Northumberland Wildlife Trust at Northumberlandia next month.

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