A total of 16 conservation organisations in financial crisis due to coronavirus lockdown losses – including Shepreth Wildlife Park – feature in a new video calling on the government to provide financial aid.
The director of Shepreth Wildlife Park has told the Crow of her relief that they have finally reopened after three months in lockdown – but says more support is needed to secure their future.
The MP for South Cambridgeshire is calling on the government to ensure Shepreth Wildlife Park survives, after its owner revealed that its future is at risk due to financial losses.
Shepreth Wildlife Park is at risk of permanent closure, having suffered losses of more than £400,000 during the coronavirus crisis – and it’s still not clear when they will be allowed to reopen.
The Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership iis running creative competitions for youngsters during lockdown – and welcome entries from these villages and the wider area.
Shepreth Wildlife Park hosted its first Elephant Day on Saturday, raising money and awareness for endangered elephant species.
The project for the Barrington stretch of river is led by the Wild Trout Trust, a conservation charity that focuses on practical work to improve habitat for trout across the UK and Ireland.
Shepreth’s Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock is to mentor four disabled children in a new Channel 4 series.