Tag Archives: Newhaven

A bird used as a ball by a group of teenagers in Newhaven is recovering at our wildlife rescue centre in Sussex on Wednesday 20th June 2012.

A local Newhaven resident contacted East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) after taking a fledgling dunnock away from a group of teenagers, on Gibbon Road, using the bird as a ball and throwing it around to each other. The frightened bird was taken to WRAS carer Carrie Grace who nursed the bird overnight before admitting it to WRAS's Casualty Care Centre at Whitesmith, where the bird is now being cared for. » Read more

Despite a lack of current funding volunteer rescuers from East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS) are still trying their best to help wildlife in need. Last night (Monday 11th August 08) founder Trevor Weeks, rescuer Greg Holliday and WRAS fundraiser Julie Hosier, helped save a very poorly baby deer. » Read more

The winter is supposed to be the quietest time of year for WRAS, but yesterday volunteer rescuers were rushed off their feet with calls to over 21 casualties. Normally the January call-out rate is averages about 5 a day. "This has been an amazingly busy day" said Trevor Weeks " it reminds me of the Boomtown Rats’ song "I Don’t like Mondays"! I hope that the rest of the week does not stay as busy." » Read more

Trevor Weeks, founder of East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) was delighted after a massive £589.11 was raised at a collection held at Sainsbury’s at Newhaven.

"This is much better that any other store we have visited and has really made a difference towards keeping our service on the road" said Trevor, "the people of Newhaven and Seaford have always been very generous towards our charity." » Read more