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Reaseheath College launches virtual Zoo School

Reaseheath College launches virtual Zoo School

Reaseheath College in Nantwich is running a family programme of animal activities to replace its popular zoo school, which has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

August 16, 2020
Reaseheath graduate appeals for help to feed zoo animals during pandemic

Reaseheath graduate appeals for help to feed zoo animals during pandemic

An animal science graduate from University Centre Reaseheath in Nantwich has launched an appeal for cash donations to help feed the animals at the zoo where he works.

Jack Williams, Centre Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis in South Cumbria, is calling on supporters and visitors to aid the popular zoo, which has been hit hard by coronavirus restrictions.

April 7, 2020
Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing event of year

Hundreds of families enjoy first Reaseheath lambing event of year

Visitors to Reaseheath College in Nantwich enjoyed an early taste of Spring over the weekend despite the wintry weather.

Although Storm Jorge forced the cancellation of Saturday’s Lambing and Zoo event, the Nantwich college was able to open its new lambing sheds to the public as planned on Sunday.

March 2, 2020
Reaseheath College prepares for biggest ever Lambing weekends

Reaseheath College prepares for biggest ever Lambing weekends

Reaseheath College is preparing its biggest and best Lambing Weekends so far.

The event, which attracts hundreds of families to Nantwich each year, is to be held in new spacious facilities on the college’s main campus.

February 4, 2020
Hundreds flock to lambing weekend at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Hundreds flock to lambing weekend at Reaseheath College in Nantwich

Hundreds of local families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich this weekend to welcome the first lambs of the season.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college over the past 23 years.

March 3, 2019
Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College zoo opens for Christmas weekends

Reaseheath College is opening its zoo in Nantwich so families can enjoy festive fun on weekends before Christmas.

Winter wallabies, festive foxes, merry meerkats, seasonal snakes, gracious goats and dashing donkeys are some of the animals preparing for Christmas.

December 9, 2018
Hundreds brave winter chill to enjoy Reaseheath’s newborn lambs

Hundreds brave winter chill to enjoy Reaseheath’s newborn lambs

Hundreds of local families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to welcome newly born lambs into the world.

And Reaseheath’s sheep flock put on a spectacular show, with 10 ewes producing 24 lambs within hours of the opening of the lambing sheds.

March 7, 2018
Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath Zoo helps conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders

Reaseheath College’s zoo in Nantwich is helping to conserve one of the world’s rarest spiders.

Thirty tiny Desertas wolf spiderlings are being reared in the college’s terrestrial invertebrate room in Nantwich.

February 28, 2018
Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds expect to flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of local families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for the first two weekends of March to enjoy the popular lambing events.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college for the past 22 years.

February 24, 2018
Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens wrap up warm thanks to Reaseheath College students

Bald hens are feeling clucky this winter – thanks to woolly jumpers knitted by warm-hearted Nantwich students.

The 12 hens are among the latest additions to Reaseheath College’s mini zoo.

January 29, 2018
Reaseheath College to stage Christmas Artisan Market in Nantwich

Reaseheath College to stage Christmas Artisan Market in Nantwich

Shoppers have the chance to buy original gifts from local craftspeople at a Christmas Artisan Market being held at Reaseheath College in Nantwich.

The market will be staged on Saturday December 2, when the college’s mini zoo will also be open with a special visit from Father Christmas.

November 15, 2017
Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Families flock to Reaseheath College lambing weekend in Nantwich

Hundreds of families flocked to Reaseheath College in Nantwich to welcome the first lambs of the season.

Undeterred by wintry weather, hundreds filled the college’s lambing sheds to meet the newborns and many were lucky enough to experience a live birth.

March 6, 2017
Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Families set to flock to Reaseheath College in Nantwich for lambing event

Hundreds of families will be flocking to Reaseheath College in Nantwich on the first two weekends of March for the popular lambing event.

The lambing weekends have been a major draw to the college over the past 21 years.

February 22, 2017