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Summer Open Day Success

16 Aug 2011

On Sunday we held our annual summer open day and what a great success it was. We saw over 1,000 visitors come through the gates of the sanctuary, normally closed to the public. On the day we raised £4,000 vital funds needed to keep our voluntary charity running. Although the doors officially opened at 11am, there was a steady queue forming by 10:30 and people were […]

175 Ex-Battery Hens Rescued

26 Jul 2011

In the past couple of weeks we have rescued another 175 battery hens, this includes 100 from Wales, in collaboration with the British Hen Welfare Trust. Battery hens, just like free range hens, are sent for slaughter at around 18 months old, they are replaced with younger hens to keep farms’ egg production rates high. The 175 […]

6 Ewes Rescued

17 Jul 2011

A few weeks ago our friends at Brook Farm Animal Sanctuary took in 30 sheep from a gentleman who could no longer care for them. We are helping by taking on 6 ewes, and they have made good friends with our resident ram, Jakey. The ewes are now all wormed, hooves trimmed and wool sheared, […]

Epic Hedgehog Rescue

10 Jul 2011

We don’t go out to rescue trapped animals, with working full time whilst running the sanctuary, we struggle to cope with that let alone going out rescuing even more creatures. Today though we could not say no when a couple turned up telling us about a hedgehog, that had been trapped for at least two […]

Baby Tawny Owl

30 Jun 2011

This beautiful tawny owl chick came to us three weeks ago. She was found at the base of a tree and was on the brink of death. She could not even stand, she was very weak and dehydrated. We started by warming her up in an incubator, then after a few hours and warm, we had to […]

Animal Hospital Sponsored Walk

19 Jun 2011

Today we held a sponsored walk, raising funds for our animal hospital. The event passed of extremely well with much fun to be had by all, a great walk and an opportunity to talk to people whilst helping a great cause. After the two hour walk around the local villages, we returned to the sanctuary for drinks and loads of scrummy vegan cakes! We have […]

Hedgehog Care Course 13th August.

12 Jun 2011

We have so many baby and adult hogs coming in at present that we are now relying heavily on hedgehog and wildlife fosterers.  If you want to know more or are serious about caring for hedgehogs then we would advise people to book onto this course. Lots of people tell us that they want to […]

Hospital Appeal

10 Jun 2011

Today we have formally launched an easy was that you can donate small donations to Brinsley Animal Rescue and what better time now that we are seeking donations to build a Animal Hospital. If you can donate even a small amount via JustTextGiving, it will be put towards our animal hospital where we will treat sick, injured and orphaned animals.