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Hundreds enjoy lambing weekend at Reaseheath, Nantwich

Hundreds enjoy lambing weekend at Reaseheath, Nantwich

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich over the weekend for the first of two lambing events.

Spring has arrived in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first newborns of the season.

Thousands to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekends

Thousands to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekends

Thousands of people will be gathering in Nantwich for the popular Reaseheath College lambing weekends.

For the next two weekends, the college will be opening its doors for people to enjoy the lambing and the campus zoo.

Porcupine to make first public appearance at Reaseheath Zoo in Nantwich

Porcupine to make first public appearance at Reaseheath Zoo in Nantwich

A spiky newborn with attitude is making his first public appearance at Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich this Easter. The baby porcupine, known as a ‘porcupette’, was born in March to one of the college’s three female porcupines.

Hundreds flock to Reaseheath lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds flock to Reaseheath lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to enjoy the first of two lambing events. Spring has arrived early in the college’s lambing sheds with the arrival of the first lambs of the season.

Thousands expected at Reaseheath College Nantwich lambing weekends

Thousands expected at Reaseheath College Nantwich lambing weekends

Nantwich families can enjoy twice the fun if they visit the town’s Reaseheath College in March. Preparations are in hand for the college’s popular lambing events and the campus zoo will also be open to the public on the first two weekends in March.

Reaseheath College in Nantwich earns National Pet Month honour

Reaseheath College in Nantwich earns National Pet Month honour

Reaseheath College has won an award for promoting responsible pet ownership during National Pet Month. The Nantwich college scooped the National Pet Month award for best educational event and was runner up for the best event overall.

Reaseheath College maze and zoo pull in Nantwich crowds

Reaseheath College maze and zoo pull in Nantwich crowds

Families in Nantwich have the chance to clown around – thanks to Reaseheath College’s circus-themed maze. The Nantwich college’s popular attraction is pulling in record numbers of visitors eager to make the most of the warm weather.

Reaseheath College zoo in Nantwich opens for World Tapir Day

Reaseheath College zoo in Nantwich opens for World Tapir Day

Families can get close up and personal with some of Reaseheath College’s rarest residents tomorrow (April 27). The Nantwich college, which is opening its zoo especially for World Tapir Day, is the only one in the UK with tapirs in its collection.

Reaseheath College zoo to open for Nantwich families over Easter

Reaseheath College zoo to open for Nantwich families over Easter

Nantwich families have the chance to meet exotic and familiar pets when Reaseheath College’s zoo opens over Easter. The college, one of the best animal management training centres in the UK, is opening its zoo to the public for two weeks from Friday March 29 to Sunday April 14.

Families enjoy Reaseheath College lambing event in Nantwich

Families enjoy Reaseheath College lambing event in Nantwich

A record 2,500 visitors flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to enjoy the lambing and zoo weekend. Excited youngsters like Francesca Forbes, Katy Wakeman, Cameron Forbes (pictured) were among hundreds keen to experience the live lambing event.

Nantwich students enjoy leading talks at Reaseheath College conference

Nantwich students enjoy leading talks at Reaseheath College conference

More than 300 Reaseheath College students in Nantwich met with key organisations at a conference on animal welfare. Speakers from The Kennel Club, Blue Cross, RSPB, Countryside Alliance, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare, and North Wales Reptile and Raptor Rescue talked about legislation and welfare issues.

Reaseheath College animal students visit zoos across the UK

Reaseheath College animal students visit zoos across the UK

More than 500 animal management students in Nantwich were roaring to go during career visits to zoos, museums or educational centres. Behind-the-scenes trips by Reaseheath College encouraged students to think about their future careers.

Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Reaseheath College keepers in national rare spider project

Keepers at Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich are fostering minute offspring of one of UK’s rarest and most spectacular spiders. Four hundred fen raft spiderlings are being hand reared at the college for three months until they reach a suitable size for release.

August 23, 2012 0 comments Environment, Latest, Schools & Colleges