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Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars target Cheshire Wildlife Trust headquarters at Bickley Hall

Burglars stole vital equipment and furniture in a raid on Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm.

Staff and volunteers were shocked to discover the raid thought to have happened overnight Friday-Saturday July 27-28.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Crime, Environment, Incident, News
Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust wins extra funding in HS2 Phase 2a battle

Cheshire Wildlife Trust says it has secured more funding to secure landscaping and ecology work when the HS2 rail line is built through South Cheshire.

Members of the trust say they have “received assurances” from the company that their concerns have been taken on-board for Phase 2a of the work.

Wingate Centre to stage Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley Castle

Wingate Centre to stage Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Cholmondeley Castle

The Wingate Children Centre’s popular Teddy Bear’s Picnic event is set to be held in the grounds of Cholmondeley Castle on July 8.

The family fun day is now in its eighth year and helps raise valuable funds for the Wrenbury-based charity near Nantwich.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust launches new beer called Squiffy Duck!

Cheshire Wildlife Trust launches new beer called Squiffy Duck!

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has launched a new beer called ‘Squiffy Duck’ to help raise funds.

The trust teamed up with Merlin’s Micro Brewery to create the new brew which will be available for sale this month.

May 24, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust seeks 2019 calendar photos

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter their wildlife photographs in a competition to be published in its charity calendar for 2019.

Award-winning photographer Ben Hall will be on the judging panel selecting the 12 best entries from amateur snappers in the area.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust creates new meadows after fund-raising appeal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust creates new meadows after fund-raising appeal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has created a network of new meadows as part of its ‘Save Our Marvellous Meadows Appeal’.

Almost £12,000 has been raised which will help the Trust continue its campaign to restore 100 hectares of species-rich grassland in Cheshire in the next 10 years.

January 4, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Wildlife campaign groups have criticised Government plans for a badger cull in Cheshire.

Ministers have granted a licence for the culling of badgers which some blame for the spread of diseases like TB among farming livestock.

September 18, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Barn owl boxes put to good use by Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Barn owl boxes put to good use by Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Barn owl nest boxes at Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Bickley Hall Farm headquarters are certainly being put to good use!

Members of Broxton Barn Owl group, along with Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Charlotte Harris, found three barn owl chicks in one of the boxes during their annual check.

July 4, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

HS2 will destroy Cheshire woodland, ponds and hedgerows, warns Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust fears the five-mile section of HS2 will destroy vital areas of natural habitat.

They believe the high speed link just south of Crewe will destroy 69 ponds, 14 miles of hedgerows, and 27 acres of native woodland, including ancient woods.

June 26, 2017 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Rare ladybird spotted at Cheshire Wildlife Trust farm event

Rare ladybird spotted at Cheshire Wildlife Trust farm event

Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Open Farm event ended on a high note when a rare species of ladybird not seen for 100 years was discovered.

Hundreds of visitors were given a glimpse of life at the trust’s wildlife headquarters at Bickley Hall Farm near Malpas.

June 12, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Wildlife Trust farm at Cholmondeley to stage Open Day

Cheshire Wildlife Trust farm at Cholmondeley to stage Open Day

Cheshire Wildlife Trust will throw open its farm gates to the public in June.

The trust’s 210-acre Bickley Hall Farm site will take part in LEAF’s (Linking Environment and Farming) national Open Farm Sunday event on June 5.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust project to save threatened barn owl

Cheshire Wildlife Trust project to save threatened barn owl

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is appealing to residents to help the barn owl thrive.

The iconic owl, with a distinctive heart-shaped face, was a common sight in Cheshire almost 100 years ago, but is now one of the most threatened species.

August 17, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Cheshire Wildlife Trust takes part in Open Farm event

Cheshire Wildlife Trust takes part in Open Farm event

Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s Bickley Hall Farm will open its gates when the charity takes part in the Linking Environment and Farming national Open Farm event.

Visitors can soak up the sights, sounds and scenery of the trust’s 210-acre headquarters and discover more about farming and conservation on the Cholmondeley Estate on Sunday, June 7.