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Rescued Piglet

24 Dec 2015

This newly born piglet was found abandoned and defenceless; she would not have survived more than a few more hours without her mother. The people who found her contacted a nearby farm where she no doubt came from, they were told to “throw it in the ditch”, luckily they cared, they kept her warm and brought […]

Sponsorship Packs – Make Great Christmas Presents

12 Dec 2015

Why not buy a sponsorship pack as a present? In doing so you’re helping us raise vital funds to care for our animals such as vet bills, bedding and food. The sponsorship packs are £20 each ( including postage and packaging), you’ll receive a certificate of sponsorship, a keyring with photo insert, a larger photo, […]

200 Hens rescued from Slaughter

01 Dec 2015

This week we have rescued a further 200 barn hens from a commercial farm.  These hens would have otherwise been killed for pet food or cheap pies. Egg laying hens have a bleak life, as soon as they lay eggs around 16 weeks, they are confined into overcrowded cages, with little of their natural environment. […]

Wandering Ronnie is Rescued

20 Nov 2015

On Monday we were on the road all day dropping off animals to new homes and then on the way back picking up a stray piglet. It rained relentlessly and we were nothing short of exhausted when we got home!! ‘Ronnie’ as we have called him was dumped in some woods near Retford and then […]

Minty Needs an Expensive Operation, Can You Help?

30 Oct 2015

A big operation for a little fella! Sadly last week our vet confirmed that Minty, our little Welsh pony who we took on nearly a year ago, needs to go to a referral clinic, for a complicated castration (geld). We had hoped that he would be ready by now, for the normal procedure that we carry out […]

Meet Juno, Penny, Celeste and Annie

09 Oct 2015

Meet Juno, Penny, Celeste and Annie. Over recent weeks our equine population has mushroomed!. We now have 17 ponies residing in our fields and many more in foster care. When the answer machine message came through these 4 were destined for slaughter. They have all had foals in the past and have been relatively unhandled […]

The Sanctuary Remembers two Beautiful Pigs

29 Aug 2015

Its very sombre at the Sanctuary, we have had to say goodbye to two long term members of the rescued pig family. Wally and Wilbur came with their sister Wendy some 7 years ago, their mother Matilda was rescued from a factory farm by Freshfeilds Animal Rescue in Liverpool, Matilda subsequently gave birth to 6 […]

Summer Open Day Success

01 Aug 2015

This years Summer Open Day has been a great success, thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers and to every one who came on the day and made it such a great day and raising vital funds for the charity. We had over 1,000 visitors thorough out the day and whilst we are still counting the […]