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  • WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY TO HELP WILDLIFE

    Tuesday 3rd April, 2012

    Phoenix Legal Group visit the Trust's head quarters

    Aiming to raise £20,000 over the coming year for their local conservation charity, law firm Phoenix Legal Group launch their ‘Wills for Wildlife’ campaign this April.

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  • DESTROYED VERGE TO BE RESTORED

    Monday 2nd April, 2012

    verge at Ashleworth destroyed

    In February 2012 Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust was alarmed to learn that a large section of a protected roadside verge containing nationally scarce flora had been destroyed and replaced by hardcore near Ashleworth, by contractors working on behalf of Severn Trent.

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  • LOCAL PLANS ARE KEY IN PLANNING REFORMS

    Thursday 29th March, 2012

    urban wildlife (c) Paul Hobson

    Local plans are key in ensuring the protection and restoration of the natural environment in the planning system, according to The Wildlife Trusts.

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  • NATURE AWARDS LAUNCHED

    Wednesday 28th March, 2012

    2011 Nature Works business award winners

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is urging local organisations to enter into their ‘Nature Works 2012’ business awards and for the public to nominate a business, enterprise or individual they deem deserve to be recognised for their contribution to our local nature.

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  • WILDLIFE CHARITY WELCOMES REPORT URGING GOVERNMENT TO SCRAP BADGER CULL

    Monday 26th March, 2012

    badger in a trap (c) GWT/Gordon McGlone

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust welcomes a report published by The Bow Group urging the government to reconsider their plans for a badger cull in England this autumn 2012. The report titled ‘Common Sense and Bovine TB – Why the Government should abandon badger culling trials in favour of vaccination’ presents evidence as to why they believe badger culling is not the answer.

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  • NEW MEMBER EVENT AT BETTY DAW'S WOOD

    Wednesday 21st March, 2012

    New member event at Betty Daw's Wood

    On Tuesday 20th March Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust invited some of its newest members to a special event held at Betty Daw’s Wood and Gwen & Vera’s Fields nature reserves.

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  • CELEBRATE GLOUCESTERSHIRE'S ICONIC WILD DAFFODIL

    Monday 19th March, 2012

    Children playing in Gwen & Vera's Fields nature reserve (c) GWT/Emma Bradshaw

    Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, is inviting people to join them this spring at Oxenhall Daffodil Weekend where visitors across the country flock to see the glorious wild daffodils that carpet the fields and woodland floors of ‘The Golden Triangle’.

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  • CHANCELLOR, A HEALTHY ECONOMY NEEDS A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

    Friday 16th March, 2012

    (c) Paul Hobson

    Wildlife charities with a combined membership of over a quarter of a million people in the south west have today called on the Chancellor, George Osborne MP, to put the region’s rich and iconic nature at the heart of economic development in the run up to what could be one of the most important budgets for the environment in decades.

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  • VOLUNTEERS GIVE HELPING HAND

    Wednesday 14th March, 2012

    A group of volunteers from EDF Energy swapped their desk jobs for a day in the countryside on Friday, 2nd March. The fifteen-strong group, who work at the company’s office on Barnett Way in Barnwood, spent the day at the Trust’s Ashleworth Ham nature reserve, which lies in the floodplains of the Severn Vale between Ashleworth and Hasfield.

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  • THOUSANDS OF STARLINGS DARKEN THE SKIES

    Thursday 1st March, 2012

    Thousands of starlings take to the skies over the retail parks on Tewkesbury Rd

    Residents around the Tewkesbury Road in Cheltenham are receiving their own nightly display of one of nature’s greatest spectacles as thousands of starlings swoop through the skies.

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