Entries by andy

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017 Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 30th April to 6th May 2017 and hedgehoggy events are being organised all around the country already! Hedgehog Awareness Week is organised by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and takes place every year.  It aims to highlight the problems hedgehogs face and how you can help […]

A sad day for BHPS

We are deeply saddened to announce that our Founder, Major Adrian Coles MBE has passed away. Major Coles, who became nationally known as Major Hedgehog, founded the British Hedgehog Preservation Society in 1982 and was instrumental in giving the hedgehog the high profile that it now enjoys.  Our Charity now has 11,000 members, publishes regular […]

Twiggy sparks bonfire night hedgehog checks!

With bonfire night and Halloween fast approaching, the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) and its Patron Twiggy are urging people to build bonfires on the day they are to be lit to save hedgehogs and other wildlife from appalling suffering. This will not only save wildlife from burning to death but will also stop the […]

Hogalogue 2016-17 … OUT NOW

The hogalogue gift catalogue is full of exciting hedgehoggy items and profits help BHPS.   You can order online by following the link below to our online shop. Hogalogue Online Shop

BHPS and The Times Newspaper

The Times selected BHPS as one of their four Charities for their Christmas Appeal in 2015. Here are some of the articles that featured: Military Man On A Mission To Save The Hedgehog: thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/timesappeal/article4652011.ece     Frontline Forces Fight To Save Threatened Species: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/timesappeal/article4647977.ece     Postmen’s Rubber Bands Rebound On Hedgehogs: thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/timesappeal/article4640931.ece   If […]

Ben Fogle asks for people to remember hedgehogs on bonfire night

Every year an unknown number of hedgehogs die or suffer horrific injuries because bonfire piles are not checked before being lit. To save hedgehogs and other wildlife from appalling suffering Ben Fogle, Patron of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) is backing the Society’s plea that bonfires should not be built until the day they […]

The Day of the Hedgehog

Saturday 21st November 2015 will be a very special one in the world of all things hedgehog! It is The Day of the Hedgehog! hosted by BHPS and our partners in Hedgehog Street, the Peoples Trust for Endangered Species. 400 hedgehog fans will descend upon Telford International Centre in Shropshire for a full day jam […]

‘Wild About Gardens’ Week

We are supporting Wild About Gardens Week with People’s Trust for Endangered Species, our partner in Hedgehog Street. This year the week long event organised by the RHS and Wildlife Trust is focussing on helping hedgehogs! Click on the image below to see the specially produced 16 page booklet.