Worried about a Hedgehog?

If you are ever worried about the health or welfare of a hedgehog, please call the British Hedgehog Preservation Society on 01584 890801 and they will be able to give you advice, and put you in touch with a local rescue centre if necessary.

Author: Carole Green

Busy night in the garden with signs of mating. Look forward to the next generation.  

So pleased to welcome back hedgehogs again. This smaller hog visited 3 times and a much larger one (Jasmine) also came and had a look.

Paul Cole and Paul Williams were invited back to the Sawtry Gardening Club to give another talk on the Glatton initiative regarding hedgehogs.  This time they were joined by Judith Large, Volunteer Release Site Coordinator, for Shrepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity. Read more…

A regular nightly visitor now. Loves the peanuts that a tame pheasant has left.  

Jasmine is always first at the feeding box and has settled in well.  Last night there were a total of 16 visits to feed by a variety of hogs.  Lots of repeat visits no doutb

LOTS of activity around the feeding box and Jasmine is fitting in very well and takes her turn.

Pleased to see Jasmine in my garden. First encounter a little hesitant but  she is now accepted by the other females and babies. Jasmine is larger than the other adult hogs and she is the one with her back to Read more…

I have lots of activity in the garden, with a number of youngsters and mothers feeding. No sign of Jasmine, my new Shepreth hog, she seems to have done a runner despite a beautiful airb&b! Photo: Paul Cole.

4 years on, what a success the Shrepreth/Glatton Parish Council initiative has been.

Lovely to see 2 hedgehogs back in my garden last night.