Seal pup rescued from beach

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Release date:  Fri, 26/01/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  The Living Seas team was involved in the rescue of a grey seal pup on the beach at Cleveleys today. The pup was spotted in the morning by a dog walker, who called the Wyre Ranger Service. They told LWT’s Assistant Marine Community Engagement Officer Emily Parr and Fylde Sand Dunes Project Community Engagement Officer Kate Owen. Kate has experience working with grey seals at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary. Emily said: “We could see the seal was lying on the sand, clearly exhausted with respiratory issues. It was coughing up some mucus so we were worried about i...

Help the Mayor make Manchester green

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Release date:  Wed, 17/01/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has announced his ambitions for making Greater Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe. To help realise these ambitions, he called for a landmark Green Summit, which is being held on Wednesday, March 21. The summit will bring together environmental experts, interest groups, partner agencies, academics and local people together to establish a Green Charter, accelerate Greater Manchester’s green ambitions and explore the earliest possible milestones for achieving carbon neutrality. read more...

Trusts chief Stephanie give cautious welcome to green plan

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Release date:  Thu, 11/01/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Prime Minister Theresa May has recognised the importance of the environment and young people in her speech today but will her Government be able to these follow these fine words with actions? Commenting on the speech on the environment and the publication of the 25 Year Plan today, Stephanie Hilborne OBE, Chief Executive of The Wildlife Trusts, said: “The PM’s speech shows that, at last, a Government is seeing how much the environment means to people, not least young people. read more...

New guidelines call for homes for people and wildlife

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Release date:  Thu, 11/01/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  New guidelines published today show how new housing developments can be built in a way that provides people with greener, inspirational homes which help to reverse decades of wildlife and habitat decline in the North West and the rest of the UK. read more...

National award for Myplace

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Release date:  Wed, 10/01/2018 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and The Lancashire Wildlife Trust bagged an award at the first national, Children and Young People Mental Health (CYPMH) Awards ceremony which was held to celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams working in mental health. The Trust’s were awarded the Partnership Working/Co-Production Award for its work in developing the Myplace project in partnership with the Trust. The project was one of three shortlist which were recognised for their work promoting closer partnership working. read more...

Stone the Crows back for celebration

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Release date:  Fri, 15/12/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Brockholes will be celebrating the Winter Solstice in traditional style on Thursday, with Morris dancers Stone the Crows leading the way. Stone the Crows are one of the UK’s most popular Morris groups and were involved in the opening of the stone circle at the Lancashire Wildlife Trust nature reserve in 2014. The Leyland-based group perform dances that are traditional, collected and recorded by people keen to preserve Britain’s rural, cultural heritage as the rise of industry, cities, transportation and even war threatened to wipe them out. read more...

Mere Sands Wood gets a lift with new building

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Release date:  Tue, 24/10/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  A new era has landed at one of our most popular nature reserves – on the back of three lorries. The Fields Studies Centre arrived at Mere Sands Wood in Rufford and was hoisted into place by a crane. Once joined together it created a lot of space in the first step of our plan to dramatically improve facilities for visitors to the reserve. Reserve Manager Lindsay Beaton said: “This is a recycled, refurbished building, with a very long lifespan. The refurbishment process means it is double-insulated, so very energy efficient. read more...

KKP team makes a difference at Summerseat

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Release date:  Fri, 13/10/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  It was wonderful to see the our friends from Knight, Kavanagh and Page clearing some of the foliage from the ponds at Summerseat Nature Reserve today. It’s not the first time KKP have had a work day at the reserve and their “muscle” has been much appreciated on this beautiful hidden reserve managed by the Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside. read more...

MP James in environmental promise

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Release date:  Sat, 02/09/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Bury MP James Firth has promised his support for environmental issues in his constituency after visiting a Lancashire Wildlife Trust nature reserve. Mr Frith, who was voted in as Bury North Labour MP for the first time earlier this year, stressed that he was concerned and passionate about wildlife during his visit to the Summerseat reserve in his constituency. On his tour around the reserve, Mr Frith discussed his understanding of ecosystems, Natural Capital, climate change and how important the environment is in any Brexit talks. He also stressed the important role the en...

Selfish thieves destroy children’s wildlife trail

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Release date:  Sat, 26/08/2017 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Tools and works of art have been stolen from one of our wonderful nature reserves. They were stolen by “selfish” and “heartless” thieves and we need local people to be more vigilant in catching the culprits. The latest theft of crafted benches at Little Woolden Moss, close to Cadishead, follows three raids on the reserve’s new children’s trail. The trail involves artists from the area creating works that reflect nature in that area. read more...