The Wildlife Trusts celebrates 10-year partnership with Vine House Farm

Posted on 15th August 2017

Wildlife partnership flying high.

Vine House Farm, the home of pioneering wildlife-friendly farmer Nicolas Watts and his family, grows 400 acres of bird seed, including 100 acres of sunflowers, and is a haven for a host of wildlife.

This month The Wildlife Trusts are celebrating a flourishing 10-year partnership with Vine House Farm, working together for wildlife.  By donating up to 5% of its sales to The Wildlife Trusts, Vine House Farm has raised over £1,250,000 to support wildlife conservation across the country,

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Young Roots – Harrington’s Pond

Posted on 11th August 2017

So where exactly is Harrington’s Pond – a question we have been asked a lot quite recently, even people in Billingham didn’t know where it was! This small pond is situated behind Billingham Town Football Club and Tees Valley Wildlife Trust, Billingham Youth Council and a number of other groups have been giving it a bit of a makeover courtesy of a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund Young Roots programme.

 

The pond has an interesting history; originally, there were

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