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Wildlife on the verge: The work of the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire beyond nature reserves

Wildlife on the verge: The work of the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire beyond nature reserves

Wildlife on the verge: The work of the Wildlife Trust in Cambridgeshire beyond nature reserves

02 January 2024

Caroline Fitton discusses some of the trust’s wider countryside teams.

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National Trust sounds alarm for wildlife after disrupted weather patterns of 2023

National Trust sounds alarm for wildlife after disrupted weather patterns of 2023

National Trust sounds alarm for wildlife after disrupted weather patterns of 2023

31 December 2023

It proved a good year for butterflies at Wimpole and Anglesey – but there were losers too.

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The pygmy hippo is endangered and FFI is helping it to survive

The pygmy hippo is endangered and FFI is helping it to survive

The pygmy hippo is endangered and FFI is helping it to survive

31 December 2023

Cambridge conservation appeal as rare species struggles in tropical west Africa.


Springwatch presenter Iolo Williams slams plans for Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard

Springwatch presenter Iolo Williams slams plans for Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard

Springwatch presenter Iolo Williams slams plans for Cambourne to Cambridge busway through Coton Orchard

30 December 2023

The C2C busway would require 500 veteran fruit trees to be felled.

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National Trust hopes for more than two turtle doves in extension to Wicken Fen nature reserve

National Trust hopes for more than two turtle doves in extension to Wicken Fen nature reserve

National Trust hopes for more than two turtle doves in extension to Wicken Fen nature reserve

29 December 2023

The birds have been in sharp decline in the UK since the 1970s.


Green energy system powers CUH’s Cambridge Movement Surgical Hub

Green energy system powers CUH’s Cambridge Movement Surgical Hub

Green energy system powers CUH’s Cambridge Movement Surgical Hub

29 December 2023

The system of solar panels, heat panels and computer-controlled electronics was locally developed.


Irruption of waxwings delights birdwatchers in Cambridgeshire

Irruption of waxwings delights birdwatchers in Cambridgeshire

Irruption of waxwings delights birdwatchers in Cambridgeshire

28 December 2023

The birds have headed to the UK in large numbers in search of berries.


Millions of Anglian Water customers could be entitled to compensation if legal action succeeds

Millions of Anglian Water customers could be entitled to compensation if legal action succeeds

Millions of Anglian Water customers could be entitled to compensation if legal action succeeds

28 December 2023

An environmental consultant is taking action against six companies.


Children’s stunning wildlife images win plaudits from Chris Packham at RSCPA Young Photographer Awards

Children’s stunning wildlife images win plaudits from Chris Packham at RSCPA Young Photographer Awards

Children’s stunning wildlife images win plaudits from Chris Packham at RSCPA Young Photographer Awards

26 December 2023

Tara, 9, and Jack, 11, from the Cambridge region, were both finalists in the Under 12s category.


Want to know if you can recycle wrapping paper? Here’s why you need to do the ‘scrunch test’

Want to know if you can recycle wrapping paper? Here’s why you need to do the ‘scrunch test’

Want to know if you can recycle wrapping paper? Here’s why you need to do the ‘scrunch test’

24 December 2023

A key festive tip from the waste service in the Cambridge region.


Christmas 2023 and new year revised bin collections dates for Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire and East Cambridgeshire

Christmas 2023 and new year revised bin collections dates for Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire and East Cambridgeshire

Christmas 2023 and new year revised bin collections dates for Cambridge, South Cambridgeshire and East Cambridgeshire

24 December 2023

The equivalent of an extra 33 double-decker buses of waste will be collected by Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Services.


Ivy and butcher’s broom – the ‘hungry-gap’ berries, plus birds to look out for this winter in Cambridge

Ivy and butcher’s broom – the ‘hungry-gap’ berries, plus birds to look out for this winter in Cambridge

Ivy and butcher’s broom – the ‘hungry-gap’ berries, plus birds to look out for this winter in Cambridge

24 December 2023

Nature Notes | Bob Jarman discusses winter plants and birds


How birds that help humans find honey respond more readily to local calls

How birds that help humans find honey respond more readily to local calls

How birds that help humans find honey respond more readily to local calls

22 December 2023

Honeyguides benefit from the leftover beeswax.


A Cambridge take on COP28: ‘Climate change commitments must be delivered at a local level’

A Cambridge take on COP28: ‘Climate change commitments must be delivered at a local level’

A Cambridge take on COP28: ‘Climate change commitments must be delivered at a local level’

21 December 2023

Antoinette Nestor’s personal experience of the climate change convention in Dubai.


Cambridge Just Stop Oil protester aims for Christmas number one with ‘We tried’

Cambridge Just Stop Oil protester aims for Christmas number one with ‘We tried’

Cambridge Just Stop Oil protester aims for Christmas number one with ‘We tried’

21 December 2023

Louise Harris’s song has been praised by Chris Packham and Brian Eno.


Landmark deal will see creation of 345-acre biodiversity site in Fulbourn

Landmark deal will see creation of 345-acre biodiversity site in Fulbourn

Landmark deal will see creation of 345-acre biodiversity site in Fulbourn

20 December 2023

Farmland will be transformed as part of a pioneering biodiversity and habitat restoration scheme


Was Six Inches of Soil premiere the best thing about COP28?

Was Six Inches of Soil premiere the best thing about COP28?

Was Six Inches of Soil premiere the best thing about COP28?

20 December 2023

‘Historic’ deal on fossil fuels in Dubai ‘not sufficiently clear’, say Cambridge attendees.


Michael Gove confirms 150,000 homes vision for Cambridge but admits ‘more is better’

Michael Gove confirms 150,000 homes vision for Cambridge but admits ‘more is better’

Michael Gove confirms 150,000 homes vision for Cambridge but admits ‘more is better’

19 December 2023

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner hit out at the Tories for making plans without involving residents or their representatives.

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Michael Gove to set out plans for 150,000-home expansion around Cambridge

Michael Gove to set out plans for 150,000-home expansion around Cambridge

Michael Gove to set out plans for 150,000-home expansion around Cambridge

19 December 2023

Mr Gove is also expected to announce he will take on council planning departments that ‘drag their feet’.

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Just Stop Oil marches on Cambridge road in protest at ‘dismal’ COP28

Just Stop Oil marches on Cambridge road in protest at ‘dismal’ COP28

Just Stop Oil marches on Cambridge road in protest at ‘dismal’ COP28

18 December 2023

Activists were uninterrupted during the two-hour walk around the ring road.

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