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Breed­ing num­bers have in­creased by 400% in three years at RSPB Merse­head, Dum­fries & Gal­loway

Knole

The Na­tional Trust has car­ried out its largest restora­tion project to date, cost­ing £19.8 mil­lion and se­cur­ing the fu­ture of hun­dreds of his­tor­i­cal ob­jects at Knole House, Kent

Char­ity

The NGS has an­nounced a record do­na­tion of £3 mil­lion in this, its 90th an­niver­sary year

Bad week for Had­dock

It’s no longer on the Marine Con­ser­va­tion So­ci­ety’s green list of fish to eat, as there aren’t enough of breed­ing age in the North Sea and west of Scot­land

Song­birds

More than 800,000 black­caps, song thrushes, robins and war­blers were il­le­gally killed by poach­ers on a Bri­tish mil­i­tary base in Cyprus last au­tumn to sup­ply restau­rants with a lo­cal del­i­cacy, says the RSPB

Lambs

UK live­stock pro­duc­ers are urged to sub­mit lambs with sus­pected Sch­mal­len­berg virus, trans­mit­ted by midges, for post-mortem, as the num­ber of cases grows

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