This week we've been celebrating Rabbit Awareness Week in Pets Corner. Our rabbits are firm favourites with our visitors, and the focus of our current Summer at Pets Corner fundraising campaign, so we thought we would tell you a little more about their stories and how they came to join us at Pets Corner.
Why are there fences around the Banqueting Hall?
If you’ve visited Jesmond Dene recently you may have noticed that we have put up fencing around the Banqueting Hall and the informal footpath around it.
James Cross steps down as CEO to join Environment Bank
This Autumn our CEO James Cross will be stepping down and moving on to become Chief Executive of the Environment Bank.
Blossom Together comes to Exhibition Park
As part of the first national #BlossomWatch Day we're proud to share the news that Exhibition Park will be one of the first sites outside London to take part in the Blossom Together project.
Plant an Acre with Traidcraft Exchange and Urban Green Newcastle
Today (22nd April) we marked Earth Day by planting the first tree in Traidcarft Exchange's new Plant and Acre initiative, a projects which aims to see many thousands of trees planted across the UK and Tanzania.
Work is starting on our new Urban Green Café
Our fantastic Enterprise team have been working hard behind the scenes and this Monday (29 March) our contractors, Edmundson Building, arrive on site to transform the existing café in Exhibition Park into our new Urban Green Café.
The Story of Timmy the Turkey
At Pets Corner we not only rehome animals but also have been successful in rearing a variety of birds, including some rare breeds. This is the story of Timmy, our first female Narragansett turkey.
Exciting new plans unveiled for Heaton Park playground
The plans for the new park will see the area resurfaced with sand which is not only more sustainable as a material but also allows us to bring in some great new elements which will increase the play value of the park for children of all ages.