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  • Leaving a Natural Legacy

    Monday 6th October, 2014

    Gifts in wills can help protect some of our most wonderful wildlife from water voles to waxwings.

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  • Public Statement on the Somerdale Development at Keynsham

    Tuesday 23rd September, 2014

    Somerdale development

    Avon Wildlife Trust was named in Taylor Wimpey's planning application for the Somerdale development, on the former Cadbury Factory site at Keynsham, with the intention of creating a new nature reserve alongside the development of approximately 700 new homes on the site.

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  • Wildlife is good for business

    Wednesday 3rd September, 2014

    Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve

    Senior Executives from Bristol Water and Wessex Water are among a wide range of business leaders attending a major national conference today in London today to hear Sir David Attenborough and Deputy PM Nick Clegg speak about how making space for wildlife is good for business.

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  • Avon Wildlife Trust's AGM in Bath will premiere wildlife film

    Monday 18th August, 2014

    Steve Nicholls - award-winning television producer, wildlife filmmaker and Trustee of Avon Wildlife Trust has made a film to celebrate our local wildlife. The world premiere of the full-length version will be screened at our Annual Meeting at the Guildhall in Bath.

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  • Making hay while the sun shines - cash boost for vital meadow restoration

    Tuesday 29th July, 2014

    Avon Wildlife Trust and Nailsea Environment and Wildlife Trust are making hay while the sun shines this summer in a bid to restore precious wildflower meadows in Avon.

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  • New 'Running Wild' children's holiday club at Feed Bristol

    Wednesday 9th July, 2014

    Children at Feed Bristol

    Avon Wildlife Trust's Feed Bristol community food-growing project (in Stapleton, Bristol) is running an exciting new holiday club. ‘Running Wild’ is a chance for 6-12 years olds to get outside, get growing and get wild!

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  • Help us 'Win a Minibus' with the Bristol Post

    Friday 4th July, 2014

    We have entered the Bristol Post's 'Win a Minibus' competition. Winning would mean so much. We work with a huge range of volunteers and community groups, in order to improve well being through contact with nature. The minibus would help us get these groups to our nature reserves. It would be wonderful to have the minibus ready for Bristol Green Capital 2015!

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  • BIGGER, BETTER, WILDER - Festival of Nature

    Wednesday 11th June, 2014

    Join us this weekend at the Festival of Nature on Bristol's Harbourside - bigger, better and wilder than ever before on June 14 and 15. Come say hello to staff and volunteers (both in and out of animal costumes) plus baby eels are at the Trust's marquee in the Amphitheatre.

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  • Public statement re proposed Metrobus scheme and linked Park and Ride

    Thursday 29th May, 2014

    Avon Wildlife Trust (AWT) runs the community food growing hub Feed Bristol on land leased from Bristol City Council (BCC), known as Stapleton Smallholdings. Over the past three years, Avon Wildlife Trust has worked in partnership with Bristol City Council, supported by the Big Lottery Fund's Local Food Grant, to create an award-winning, cutting-edge community project. The Council has supported the project to date by waiving the rent on the land during the start-up period and through providing staff input via its Allotments Team.

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  • Land and Food Forum at Feed Bristol

    Thursday 8th May, 2014

    Land Matters, Feed Bristol

    Feed Bristol is inspiring people on Saturday (10 May) to take action towards Bristol becoming a sustainable food city in the run up to the European Green Capital Year 2015.

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