• Biggest year yet for GWTs Race for Wildlife!!

    Tuesday 10th May, 2016

    2016 was far and away Gwent Wildlife Trust’s (GWT) biggest year yet for its annual GWT Race for Wildlife, with over 334 runners taking part in the 10K road race and 1K fun run.

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    Tuesday 3rd May, 2016

    The Wildlife Trusts in Wales are urging people to respond to the Welsh Government’s draft order consultation for the M4 relief road which closes next week.

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  • The sad loss of one of Gwent's great wildlife heroes

    Friday 29th April, 2016

    Rodney Morris with his award (Liesel Townley)

    Yesterday, GWT heard that Rodney Morris has died. Rodney was a Vice-President, a long-standing member and incredibly hard-working volunteer.

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  • GWT receives M4 Compulsory Purchase Order for part of Magor Marsh!

    Thursday 21st April, 2016

    Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) have just received a Compulsory Purchase Order, part of Welsh Government’s proposed M4 Relief Road development, for a section of GWT’s Nature Reserve at Magor Marsh near Magor on the Gwent Levels.

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  • Vandalism at Wildlife Trust leads to death of 1000s of bees

    Wednesday 13th April, 2016

    Last weekend, two honey bee hives were vandalised at the Ebbw Vale offices of Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) resulting in the death of thousands of bees and their young.

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  • A Race for Wildlife, a Race for Everyone!

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

    In under a month’s time, on Sunday May 8th, the quiet, flat country roads of the Gwent Levels will be abuzz with racers taking part in Gwent Wildlife Trust’s (GWT) annual Race for Wildlife. This year GWT are encouraging racers of all abilities to take part!

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  • Circuit of Wales future in doubt - Welsh Trusts respond

    Tuesday 12th April, 2016

    The proposals to build an international motor sport facility in Ebbw Vale received a serious blow yesterday when Welsh Government announced that it cannot underwrite the £357m project.

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  • Carrier bag charge connects communities with wildlife on the Gwent Levels

    Thursday 17th March, 2016

    Communities can learn all about mammals at GWT's Magor Marsh nature reserve thanks to The Co-op’s carrier bag charge.

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  • Finance Minister Jane Hutt visits Gwent Wildlife Trust reserve

    Monday 14th March, 2016

    Jane Hutt, the Minister for Finance and Government Business, today visited Gwent Wildlife Trust’s Silent Valley nature reserve near Ebbw Vale.The woodland reserve is maintained partly thanks to the funding from the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), which is supported by a proportion of the Landfill Tax which will be devolved to Wales in 2018.

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  • Rare wildflower meadows and ancient woodland under threat in Caerphilly

    Tuesday 8th March, 2016

    Caerphilly County Borough Council are currently putting forward proposals in their revised Local Development Plan to build roads and more than 800 houses on some of the last remaining wildflower meadows left in the UK. A consultation period around the proposed development plan runs until midnight April 22nd. During this short and crucial window, Gwent Wildlife Trust strongly urge members of the public to write to Caerphilly’s Planning Department (1) before the deadline to support safeguarding the wildflower meadows and ancient woodland from the proposed development.

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