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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
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
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.

May 7, 2016
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
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.

May 21, 2015
Rescued hares in Nantwich find new Cheshire Wildlife Trust home

Rescued hares in Nantwich find new Cheshire Wildlife Trust home

Two orphaned baby hares rescued by carers in Nantwich have leapt into a new life at Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s headquarters.

The pair of leverets were found by members of the public and handed in to the RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, on London Road.

May 7, 2015
Gardening guru Bob Flowerdew to give Nantwich talk

Gardening guru Bob Flowerdew to give Nantwich talk

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is to stage an evening with Bob Flowerdew in Nantwich next month.

Bob Flowerdew is well known to listeners of Gardeners’ Question Time and followers of Gardeners’ World.

April 27, 2015
New Cheshire Wildlife Trust education centre opens near Nantwich

New Cheshire Wildlife Trust education centre opens near Nantwich

Dozens of guests joined the Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs for the opening of a new wildlife trust education centre near Nantwich.

The £120,000 new Bickley Barn education centre, between Wrenbury and Malpas, is based in a converted 100-year-old diary milking barn.

September 9, 2014
Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils water vole info point on Nantwich canal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust unveils water vole info point on Nantwich canal

Cheshire Wildlife Trust has unveiled a new information point to celebrate one of Nantwich’s rarest wildlife residents. A specially-commissioned oak display gives visitors along the Shropshire Union Canal an insight into the life of the water vole.

February 3, 2014
Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

Huge 1,100-home Kingsley Fields Nantwich scheme “backed” by planners

A development of up to 1,100 houses, businesses, shops and a possible school in Nantwich has been recommended for approval. The proposal, for land at Kingsley Fields (pictured), has been put forward by the North West Nantwich Consortium, including Reaseheath College.

December 3, 2013
Hundreds of visitors enjoy Reaseheath Apple Festival in Nantwich

Hundreds of visitors enjoy Reaseheath Apple Festival in Nantwich

By Jonathan White The annual Reaseheath Apple Festival has been attracting hundreds of visitors  to the Nantwich college. This weekend was the 21st holding of the festival and featured scores of types of our favourite fruit.

October 13, 2013
Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

Student’s film tracks life of rare water voles on Nantwich canal

A documentary by a young filmmaker has set the spotlight on one of Nantwich’s rarest creatures, the water vole. Simon Goodall approached Cheshire Wildlife Trust, who have been monitoring the rare mammals on the Shropshire Union Canal.

June 26, 2013
Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

Last Riverside signpost unveiled by Mill Island in Nantwich

The seventh sign has arrived along Nantwich’s Riverside – courtesy of Nantwich Civic Society and other local volunteers. The final signpost of seven was unveiled at the entrance to Mill Island on Waterlode yesterday to complete a town council funded project.

February 22, 2013