Archive for December, 2010

Expectations Shop

24 Dec 2010

Expectations Shop on Butterley Hill in Ripley has over the past few years donated some of its profits to Brinsley Animal Rescue Charity (1135508). However, the Trustees of the Charity have on-going concerns, with the management and running of the shop and have finally decided to cease all relations. This follows a period where we […]

Rainbow & Snowy Rehomed 22nd Dec 10

22 Dec 2010

Rainbow and Snowy were lovely little pigs.  They had not been handled and were quite frightened.  They found a lovely home with a young girl from Brinsley who helps out at our open days and is a budding young animal lover.

Meet Bertie, the not so ‘Micro-Pig’

19 Dec 2010

When we first saw a breeder sell so called micro-pigs on the news, we just knew what would be coming our way. There is no such thing as a micr0-pig.  Pigs are generally quite large and very, very powerful animals, a micro pig is a smaller version, but certainly not small or micro as many breeders claim.

Christmas at the Sanctuary – Thank you for your support

01 Dec 2010

Despite the snow, the sub zero temperatures  and black ice, we had a successful Christmas Open Day with around 150 visitors during the day. We took made just over £1,000, despite the weather. Our open days are a vital source of funding for us. This time of year our bills escalates as the animals need far more bedding to […]