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BHPS Film Award

The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) scooped prestigious accolades at the Charity Film Awards held in London on 11th May 2018. Their short animated film aptly named “Hedgehog Close” held off fierce competition to be placed silver in their category and honoured with the overall People’s Choice Award. Hedgehog Close was created to spread the […]

First Collection at Asda

Asda Minworth – Our First Collection We would like to thank Denise Alder, Community Life Champion at the Asda store at Minworth for inviting us in store on Saturday 28th April. This was our first time in the store and came about as a result of links made by Karen Atkinson a volunteer and friend […]

Co-op Partnership

Partnership with Midcounties Co-operative – Streetly Branch We are delighted to have been selected by the Streetly store as one of their store partners until December 2019. This means that we receive a donation of money raised for the local store partners. We received £50.00 from the store for the period 30th July 2017 until […]

Thanks to Midcounties

A huge thank you to the fund for granting us an award of £1,000 to purchase 8 additional purpose made plastic cages for our critical care shed. The cages will be used to house sick and injured hedgehogs during the treatment process.  “We are really pleased that we have been able to support your group.  As […]

Thank You Waitrose

A huge thank you to the store for nominating us and to the customers at Waitrose, Lichfield branch for donating their green “Community Matters” tokens to Snuffles Hedgehog Rescue. We were delighted to collect a cheque for £363.00 from the store. Customer service partners Nadia and Gail handed over the cheque to Andy Harper, one […]

Sign the Petition

DEFRA has recently approved the use of the A24 trap in England (pending in Wales and Scotland) and Snuffles Rescue are very concerned about it. The traps (see http://www.goodnature.co.nz/products/rat-stoat/) are sold to kill hedgehogs (amongst other species), in New Zealand where hedgehogs are a non-native and considered a ‘pest’ species.Following DEFRA approval, the traps can […]

We Spread the Word

Snuffles spreads the word in local magazine We are delighted to have an article about keeping hedgehogs safe in spring and summer included in the spring edition of the Recommended Magazine Sutton Coldfield. www.thinkbigpublishing.co.uk We would like to thank Richard Barnes Director of Think Big Publishing for his continued support. You can view the articles […]

Slug Pellets Kill Hedgehogs

Many people will have read in the news recently that we are likely to have an invasion of slugs this summer. Hopefully this is an exaggeration because the last thing we want is for gardeners to resort to slug pellets as a way of pest control. Many slug pellets contain metaldehyde, a lethal poison, which […]

Streetly Christmas Market

Snuffles had a great day at the Streetly Christmas Market and and thanks to Warren and Kate the event organisers for the stall space. We raised a staggering £268.00 and received a surprise hamper donation from Liam Coyle and Roberts Holmes of the 1st Streetly Scouts. We are delighted to announce that we have raised […]

Sandwell Swans

Sandwell Swans RSPB Wildlife ExplorersWe were delighted to be invited to talk about hedgehogs to the local branch of the RSPB young wildlife explorers on the 29th October at the Sandwell Valley Nature Reserve. For anyone who has never visited the place before it is so worth a trip. A haven of peace and tranquillity […]