April update: Natures Miracles

The start of spring, and all arounds us the miracle of life takes place – often without us being aware. From a chrysalis emerging from the soil as a butterfly, hedgehogs and dormice coming out of hibernation ready to mate, to the sounds of different species of birds...

March update: The start of the baby bird season!

The Blackbird is usually the first of our garden birds that start to nest from early March onwards. That’s why they herald that season for us and as soon as it arrives, we know within a few months we will be in the middle of the ‘silly season’ with hundreds of mouths...

February update: Beavering around!

Well, it was bound to happen and a couple of months ago we had two otters reported in a overflow drain. One of our staff went to look at the problem and was surprised to find two juvenile beavers! Using a net, he was able to catch both beavers and return with them in...

January update: 2024 – The Year to Volunteer

With so many increases in prices, it is hard to think of helping charities by giving donations no matter what their aims and objectives are. However maybe you have some time to spare and that is invaluable to all charities? If you are able to volunteer a few hours...

December update: Don’t Forget Wildlife!

Don’t forget wildlife! It’s easy to forget wildlife with all the preparations for Christmas. It is an exciting time with many social visits as well as the constant worry of affording presents and even being able to send Christmas cards with the increase of postage...

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April update: Natures Miracles

April update: Natures Miracles

The start of spring, and all arounds us the miracle of life takes place – often without us being aware. From a chrysalis emerging from the soil as a butterfly, hedgehogs and dormice coming out of hibernation ready to mate, to the sounds of different species of birds...

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March update: The start of the baby bird season!

March update: The start of the baby bird season!

The Blackbird is usually the first of our garden birds that start to nest from early March onwards. That’s why they herald that season for us and as soon as it arrives, we know within a few months we will be in the middle of the ‘silly season’ with hundreds of mouths...

read more
February update: Beavering around!

February update: Beavering around!

Well, it was bound to happen and a couple of months ago we had two otters reported in a overflow drain. One of our staff went to look at the problem and was surprised to find two juvenile beavers! Using a net, he was able to catch both beavers and return with them in...

read more
January update: 2024 – The Year to Volunteer

January update: 2024 – The Year to Volunteer

With so many increases in prices, it is hard to think of helping charities by giving donations no matter what their aims and objectives are. However maybe you have some time to spare and that is invaluable to all charities? If you are able to volunteer a few hours...

read more
December update: Don’t Forget Wildlife!

December update: Don’t Forget Wildlife!

Don’t forget wildlife! It’s easy to forget wildlife with all the preparations for Christmas. It is an exciting time with many social visits as well as the constant worry of affording presents and even being able to send Christmas cards with the increase of postage...

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November update: Prickly November

November update: Prickly November

Prickly November It’s that time of year that animal lovers worry about their hedgehogs. Females who have had a late birth of hoglets will sometimes desert them as there is little time for them to get up to hibernation weight of 600gms. It is more important for them to...

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October update: Unusual Casualty

October update: Unusual Casualty

  Unusual casualty We do sometimes get call outs to unusual animals, but this was a normal phone call about a badger that was in a shed.  We sent one of our Response Drivers to go and catch it up and bring it back to be assessed. Normally an animal in an unusual...

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Intensive Care Kennels Appeal

We need multi-use intensive care kennels for our Badger Room. Can you help?  Aster, one of this year's orphaned badger cubsIt’s been another tough year for wildlife. While the weather has been much better for them, animals are facing more threats than ever...

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Auction and Ball – only 5 weeks to go!

Auction and Ball – only 5 weeks to go!

Hasn't it come around quickly? There are only five weeks to go till our biggest fundraising event of the year: our Annual Auction and Ball. If you haven't got your tickets yet, there's still time! For those of you who are undecided, we thought we'd offer a sneak...

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September update: Famous Little Owls!

September update: Famous Little Owls!

You may have heard of the Little Owls rescued from the Glastonbury Festival. The first one was found during the preparation for the event underneath the Pyramid Stage. This was taken to West Hatch RSPCA but was transferred to us at Secret World. Literally when Guns N...

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