Helping the conservation of native hedgehogs in West Midlands and Staffordshire
West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue

If you find a hedgehog that needs help in West Midlands/South Staffs CALL US on 01922 419532 or 07837 409533 and follow our advice here

 

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Helping sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs across the West Midlands and Staffordshire

How You Can Help Us

 

We always need

donations of:

 

• Tinned Cat Food

(meat based in jelly,

                          no fish or gravy)

• Clean paper pet bedding &

puppy training pads

• Old Towels/Bedding

• Old Beanie Hats

(aka hoglet sleeping bags - fleece

type  - no loose knit)

• Dried mealworms

• Feeding Syringes

• Single Use Sterile Needles

• Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel

 

If you would like to donate

via the wish list please note

the delivery address is :

West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue,

47 Leveson Avenue,

Cheslyn Hay,

Walsall,

West Midlands

WS6 7BN

 

We also accept monetary

Latest News

 

Welcome to the West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue

news page. Our hedgehog carer, Joan Lockley, posts a

new update every few months. You can also catch up

on our latest news by following us on Twitter or

Facebook.

 

2017

 

January 2017 - A New Years Message from Joan

Do you know folks, I really can't think of anything spectacular that happened in 2016, lots of things did (they always do) but the year went by in such a blur that I can't think of anything except hedgehogs, hedgehogs, hedgehogs... <Read more>

 

2016

 

September 2016 - This wonderful video was made for West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue by our kind supporters Rob and Tanya:

 

 

January 2016 - A New Years Message from Joan

Well, top that, what a year!!!  Busy, busy, busy! There can never be another twelve months like this last one has been. I have not only taken in more sick, injured and orphaned hedgehogs this year than ever (500 in fact). It's been TV, radio,and journalists seemingly none stop... <Read more>

 

2015

 

October 2015

Joan's work at West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue has been recognised by the IFAW. On 20th October Joan received a prestigious IFAW Animal Action Award, presented by Bill Oddie, at The House of Lords. The Friends of West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue are very proud of you Joan.

 

Read more about Joan and her award:

 

- The selfless heroes saving the world's animals are finally recognised for dedication, Daily Express 21st Oct 2015

 

- Hedgehog Rescuer Honored For Saving Thousands Of Prickly Critters, Huffington Post 21st Oct 2015

 

- Woman to be honoured for rescuing thousands of hedgehogs, ITV News 19th Oct 2015

 

- Hedgehog heroine from Staffordshire gets welfare award, BBC News 20th Oct 2015

 

- Cannock hedgehog rescuer receives international recognition for years of dedication, Cannock Mercury 21st Oct 2015

 

September 2015

Joan and the Friends of West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming support at this year's Open Day on 5th September. Again the event was generously hosted by The White Horse pub in Cheslyn Hay and many thanks to them for their support. We raised an amazing £1700+ total and this will very much help the hedgehogs in our care this Autumn and Winter. A wonderful day - well done everyone!

 

August 2015

Joan and her work at West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue

featured in the new ITV1 Series "Nature Nuts with Julian

Clary" made by Oxford Scientific Films.

 

Here are a few clips:

- Tracking a Hedgehog

- Feeding a Hoglet

- A Trip to The Vets

- Releasing a Hedgehog Back to the Wild

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2015

Joan's work  featured in The Express & Star newspaper this month. Click here to read>>>

 

January 2015 -

The intention was to update this website every three months

but I simply have not had the time as 2014 has been such a

busy year! For a start ... [read more]

 

Joan's work  featured in The Express & Star newspaper this month. Click here to read>>>

 

2014

 

July 2014

So far it has been a busy year, no more than usual I'd say, but

it is definitely hotting up ... [read more]

 

April 2014

Well what a strange year it has been so far. The hedgehogs

have just kept coming in, and they are nearly all

youngsters ... [read more]

 

January 2014

At long last I have control of my own web site. For years its

been, "Ill do it, its too difficult for you" but no one ever

actually TOLD me how to do it ... [read more]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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