Two-day-a-week Work Experience Placements

We have an opportunity for two-day-a-week work experience placements, working Mondays & Tuesdays, 9-5, for a minimum of 10 days/5 weeks or longer if wanted. Tasks are hands on husbandry, cleaning & feeding in the hospital wards and outside rehabilitation enclosures. You need to be over 16, have current tetanus

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Metaldehyde Slug pellets are now officially banned in the UK!

Good News! Metaldehyde Slug pellets can no longer be sold or used in the UK, as of Friday 1st April, because they mainly contain a pesticide called Metaldehyde which poses an unacceptable risk to birds, dogs, and wildlife such as hedgehogs. We know slugs munching on your prize-winning lettuces can

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A day in the life of the Hedgehog Room, by Dot Walton

When I enter the Hedgehog Room, I start first at the heated bank, as the most poorly animals are here. I look at each Hedgehog’s admittance card, which has all the information on the patient since its admittance telling me what is wrong with it and what medication has been

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Come for a day at Tiggywinkles this Easter (11th April – 22nd April). Closed on Sundays.

We have plenty of exciting activities planned to keep the little ones busy this Easter! From 11th April – 22nd April (Closed on Sundays) we have various animal talks, arts and crafts sessions and even the opportunity to meet some of our permanent prickly residents! The full schedule can be

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When to help a baby bird and when to leave them alone

With the lighter nights and warmer weather comes baby season! Every spring and summer we take in hundreds of baby birds, some of which may not have needed to be picked up. Please see below a useful guide of when to help:

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BBC The One Show

We were delighted to have a team from BBC The One Show, along with presenter & zoologist Hannah Stitfall, here with us for a day filming our work with hedgehogs. You can watch the episode on BBC iPlayer by clicking the link below. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0013dsl/the-one-show-12012022 Thank you to all at the

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Channel 4’s Steph’s Packed Lunch at Tiggys

We were delighted to have the team from Steph’s Packed Lunch here filming at Tiggywinkles, take a look at how they got on in the video below. Shared with thanks to Steph’s Packed Lunch and Channel 4!  

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Hedgehog Included on First Red List for British Mammals

We were disheartened to learn that the hedgehog has been included in the first red list for British mammals. It is important that we do what we can to help the declining population, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to share with you some ways we can

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Covid-19

Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 we are doing all we can to ensure we can still be here for wildlife in need. We are still open 24 hours a day to take in animals. To keep our staff and the general public safe, we are still asking everyone

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Grey Squirrels

Due to the recent changes in the law we are no longer legally allowed to release rehabilitated grey squirrel. For more information on this please click here. This awful ruling has of course put wildlife rehabilitators, vets and members of the public in an incredibly difficult situation – we all

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There are a number of ways you can help and support our life-saving work.