Post Tagged with: "Cheshire Wildlife Trust"

Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Nantwich photographers urged to enter Cheshire Wildlife Trust calendar contest

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is calling on budding photographers to enter wildlife photographs for its charity calendar competition.

Snappers can have their top pictures featured in the 2020 calendar which will go on sale later this year.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich students star in Cheshire Wildlife Trust community project

Nantwich students star in Cheshire Wildlife Trust community project

Nantwich students at Reaseheath College have been taking part in Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s “Go Wild – Get Fit” project.

The Foundation students have been developing their employability skills by volunteering on the project as part of their Career Development Pathway.

March 6, 2019
Cheshire Wildlife Trust appeals for support in Year of the Environment

Cheshire Wildlife Trust appeals for support in Year of the Environment

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is urging more residents to back their fight to protect the county’s natural habitats during 2019 – the Government’s Year of the Environment.

Latest reports paint a bleak picture on the loss of natural areas, says the trust.

January 29, 2019
Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust voices concern over badger cull TB report

Cheshire Wildlife Trust bosses have voiced concerns over the Bovine TB Strategy Review led by Sir Charles Godfray.

The trust, welcoming recommendations for a changed emphasis in the fight to eradicate bovine tuberculosis (bTB), is unhappy over the review’s recommendations to continue badger culling.

November 19, 2018
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
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.

July 21, 2018
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.

June 22, 2018
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
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.

May 12, 2018
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
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
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
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