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Gorgeous George rehomed

08 Aug 2016

Gorgeous George is one of the first wild Dartmoor ponies we rescued, he went to a great home a few years ago and has grown a lot!  Sadly he was returned to us a few weeks ago.  during his time he was backed and has turned into a very handsome young boy. It didn’t take […]

Brinsley Summer Newsletter

18 Jul 2016

This is the first issue of the “Brinsley Blag”, Brinsley Animal Rescue’s quarterly newsletter. In this Summer addition we follow the topics of: * Centre News – Recent developments, fundraisers and donations that involve the centre. * Rehoming News – All the animals that have recently found their new homes * Farm – Meet the […]

Jack and Stevie Get a New Home

17 Jul 2016

Jack and Stevie are re-homed together in a wonderful new home. This pair came to us together about a year ago and have kept a very tight bond, so it’s important that we don’t split them up. Thankfully these guys have a new home and what a posh house they have, they have certainly landed […]

A typical Busy Weekend at the Sanctuary

03 Jul 2016

Another busy weekend but at least the sun finally came out and we all felt better for it (volunteers and animals alike). We had fundraising events going on, hand rearing, mucking out, appointments for animals, movement of pig arks (with tractor getting stuck), builders working over the weekend to try and get projects finished for […]

Gerrard and Walter in their New Home

01 Jul 2016

Gerrard and Walter, now Ronnie and Reggie have left the sanctuary for their new permanent home thanks to Brinsley Animal Rescue. These boys came to us about 6 years ago, they were un-castrated and therefore really boisterous. After a year or so and after being castrated, we fortunately re-homed them, sadly they were returned a […]

A Massive Thank You!

28 Jun 2016

  A few weeks ago we put out an appeal for materials for our hay barn. A few massive thank yous are now due. Nutbrook Aggregates ( have very kindly donated two 20 tonne loads of stone for the base. If that wasn’t generous enough, Longcliffe ( kindly collected and delivered one load free […]

200 Hens Rescued

10 Jun 2016

Today we have rescued 200 commercial hens, these had reached the end of their “commercial life” and were due to be sent for slaughter. Please get in touch if you can offer life-long homes for rescued hens. We ask for photos of enclosures and your set up, so that we are confident that it is spacious […]

Buttons Goes to his Life-Long new Home

05 Jun 2016

          This weekend has been even more manic than normal, with two fund raisers as well as looking after the animals. We need to raise £1,000 a week, so we attend various events raising to help us raise the funds we need to pay for food, bedding, equipment and vets bills. […]