• Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Autumn 2023

    Autumn’s newsletter focuses on our courier stories, including a rescue story from Ashton Park School. There’s the usual features of “Who’s in, who’s out?” and “Hog of the Month”, we have a story from the public, how to make a hibernaculum, and some updates...

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Summer 2023

    As well as the usual features like updates of HR’s hog intake, Summer’s newsletter looks back at our Open Day and explains what to look out for during the summer’s hoglet season. We dispel a myth about a hedgehog’s diet and talk about how...

  • Open Day Raises £1000!

    Our Open Day was a huge success… after many days of preparation, the weather was kind and we had a fantastic turnout raising vital funds for Hedgehog Rescue. Thanks to all those volunteers who made this possible… and to my ever-supportive husband John who...

  • Hedgehog Rescue Open Day – May 1st 2023

    Hedgehog Rescue’s Open Day is this Bank Holiday Monday, May 1st, 10am-4pm. With informal talks by Yvonne and our volunteers about Hedgehog Rescue, Wildlife Gardening and Medicinal Plants, and tombola, competitions, card readings and stalls. Plot 24, Goldcrest Road Allotments (Robin Way entrance) BS37...

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Spring 2023

    As well as the usual hog stories, this season’s newsletter gives us an update on the allotment and extention projects and shines the spotlight on one of our volunteers. If you missed it you can also read the article on HR that was published...

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Summer/Autumn 2022

    As well as the usual “Who’s in, who’s out?” section, the Summer/Autumn edition focuses on the reasons for hedgehogs coming in during Autumn, and suggests ideas for pollinator-friendly plants that look pretty, but that slugs should hate.

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Spring 2022

    The Spring edition shows us what it’s like to be a volunteer in the HR hospital, highlights projects that the HR volunteers have done to their own gardens to encourage wildlife and there are updates on some of the visitors to the hospital over...

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Winter 2021

    Find out what happens to a poorly hedgehog when it comes through the doors of Hedgehog Rescue, and find out just how much our hedgehog intake has increased over the last decade. Plus there’s another hedgehog-themed word search to be completed.

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Autumn 2021

    Autumn brings an update on all the hedgehogs coming in and out of Hedgehog Rescue… and there’s been a lot. Advice on what to do with your bonfire, to ensure hedgehog safety. And Bristol’s two universities achieve Hedgehog Friendly Campus awards.

  • Hedgehog Rescue Newsletter – Summer 2021

    The Summer 2021 edition tells you how to help our prickly friends during a heatwave; what to do (and what not to do) when you see hoglets out and about; and how to keep family pets away from them.