Final preparations are taking place for RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre’s Easter Fair & Eggstravaganza at the weekend (Saturday 5 April 2014).

 

The event is taking place at the Yarm Lane centre in Great Ayton between 11.30am and 3pm.

 

RSPCA deputy manager Olivia Newell said: “It’ll be a great day with lots of activities for the children, a raffle, tombola and goodies for sale.

 

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The RSPCA is offering runners the chance to take part in the now sold-out Leeds Half Marathon. The organisers announced they have no more places available for the race on Sunday 11 May earlier today (Monday 24 March).

 

The news means the only places still available are those held by charities.

 

RSPCA fundraising manager for the North Amy Weaver-Tyler said: “If you were intending signing up but never got round to it, you need not be disappointed.

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Cyclists are being urged to sign up to the Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride and raise money for RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital (GMAH) in Salford.

 

The 60 mile ride, which takes place on Sunday 13 July, will set off from Manchester United’s Football Ground at Old Trafford, Manchester and finish on the South Promenade in Blackpool.

 

Rachel Watkinson, a vet at GMAH, said: “I guess I got the wheels in motion on this, so to speak.

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A 19 year old woman from Staffordshire is becoming an #AnimalHero by having her head shaved in aid of the RSPCA tomorrow (Friday 20 December 2013).

 

Nikki Kelly, who lives on Linden Grove, Newcastle Under Lyme decided she wanted to do some fundraising after seeing an RSPCA advert on TV. She said: “I wanted to do something to help.

 

“Animals don’t deserve the treatment they get and some of them suffer terribly.

 

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Hardworking staff and volunteers at the RSPCA’s East Winch Wildlife Centre have been overwhelmed by public generosity as donations pour in following the rescue of orphaned seal pups.

A large number of the pups were separated from their mothers by the recent tidal surge along the Norfolk coast, which swept many of the young seals out to sea before they could even swim properly.

Almost 100 seal pups were washed up along the Norfolk coast last week

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