An RSPCA animal care assistant is taking on one of Britain’s toughest outdoor challenges to raise money for animals in need.
Paul Marchant – who works at the RSPCA Newport Animal Centre – will take on the dizzy heights of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours.
The walk kicks off on 29 June – with Paul one of a few dozen participants taking on the ‘Charity Challenge‘ to raise money for various charities.
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RSPCA Cymru is searching for the owner of a stray peacock in Bangor.
The animal welfare charity was contacted today (30 May) after the peacock was spotted outside a Coed Y Castell property in the North Wales city.
No rings are visible on the bird, and members of the public report it has been losing some tail feathers.
The bird is flying to rooftops in the local area – and RSPCA Cymru is now on the search to locate the … Continue reading…
A pigeon had a remarkable escape after getting her wing impaled on bird spikes on the side of a Newport building.
RSPCA Cymru was notified after the lethargic, trapped pigeon was spotted with her wing impaled on a building’s bird deterrent, based on High Street in the city.
The bird was left dangling some 15-feet in the air, approximately one storey from the ground.
Officers from the charity attended, and called local firefighters from the South Wales Fire & Rescue … Continue reading…
The dangers netting can pose to wild birds has been highlighted after a gull became trapped and fatally injured in Cardiff.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the gull was seen trapped on netting attached to the Royal Mail’s Cardiff Mail Centre on Penarth Road, on May 3.
The gull was trapped approximately 18ft in the air, and the RSPCA enlisted the support of firefighters from the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, who used a hydraulic platform to access the … Continue reading…
An Ammanford man has appeared in court for causing unnecessary suffering to three horses.
Nigel Jeremy Nicholas Ward (d.o.b 21/10/1957) of Ceidrim Court Farm, Tycroes, Ammanford, pleaded guilty to one offence at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on 23 May.
The court heard that back in January in the area of Mountain Road, Glanaman, concerns were raised about the welfare of three horses, with the defendant causing unnecessary suffering to them by failing to adequately explore and address their poor condition.
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