• Furnace to Flowers wins Grow Wild competition!

    Monday 16th November, 2015

    GWT are absolutely thrilled to announce that we have won the first Welsh Grow Wild Award for Ebbw Vale project and give a huge thank you to everyone who helped and voted to make Furnace to Flowers a success!

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  • Keeping wildlife on track at Magor Marsh!

    Friday 6th November, 2015

    Rail and construction team lend a hand to Gwent Wildlife Trust & wildlife on the Gwent Levels

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  • First recorded sighting of once rare water vole at Newport Wetlands

    Wednesday 4th November, 2015

    Ratty the water vole is on the move, as first recorded sighting of once rare water vole at Newport Wetlands is confirmed!

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  • £2.8 million Heritage Lottery funding for the Gwent Levels

    Tuesday 3rd November, 2015

    Gwent Levels

    We are very pleased to be able to tell you that £2,865,300 has been secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Living Levels Project that Gwent Wildlife Trust are a key partner in. The funding has come from HLF’s Landscape Partnership Fund and helps forge new partnerships between public and community bodies ensuring people are better equipped to understand and tackle the needs of their local landscapes.

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  • Furnace to Flowers moves into final week of vote to win £120K

    Monday 26th October, 2015

    As public voting to win £120,000 in the Grow Wild competition moves into its final week , Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Furnace to Flowers draws from the past and looks to the future with a little help from some friends in the community

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  • Music Video - Plant-Ting - A Furnace to Flowers thing

    Wednesday 21st October, 2015

    We are delighted to share Plant-ting, a little musical number for Furnace to Flowers (click on video below to play)

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  • Welsh Actor Michael Sheen supports Furnace to Flowers

    Friday 16th October, 2015

    Furnace to Flowers gains momentum during the Grow Wild public vote as Welsh actor, Michael Sheen, and Welsh conservationist and presenter, Iolo Williams, give their support to Gwent Wildlife Trust’s competition entry via video whilst filming abroad.

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  • GWT present first John Muir Awards in Ebbw Vale

    Tuesday 13th October, 2015

    Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) is delighted to have awarded their first John Muir Awards from the Environmental Resource Centre (ERC) in Ebbw Vale, helping young people develop skills and engage with the great outdoors.

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  • WILDLIFE TRUSTS IN WALES WIN BIG AT BIFFA ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS

    Friday 9th October, 2015

    Wildlife Trusts in Wales have claimed the top two awards at the Biffa Award Ceremony 2015, which recognises people and organisations who use their funding for the benefit of local communities and the environment.

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  • Grow Wild competition is open! Iolo Williams gives his backing on camera for Furnace to Flowers

    Friday 9th October, 2015

    The national competition for Grow Wild is now open! Iolo WIlliams gives his support for Ebbw Vale's Furnace to Flowers via the power of smartphone from deep in the New Forest in England! Click on video below!

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