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Brockworth Hedgehog Rescue is a volunteer run rescue, if you have found a hedgehog that needs help please call on 07789 268296 to arrange a convenient time to bring the hedgehog to us. Our phone line is manned between 8am and 6pm daily, If we are unable to answer please leave a message and we will call you back, we could be on another call or dealing with the hedgehogs.
The rescue is usually manned between 9am and 1pm, then again between 4.30pm-6pm, Please do not come to the rescue until an appointment has been made and NEVER leave a hedgehog outside the rescue.
Our Address is Unit 5, Abbotswood Road, Brockworth, GL3 4NY,
Our unit is behind the Co-op and Pharmacy
If you have a general enquiry please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that our phone line is kept free for the calls regarding hedgehogs that need to come into the rescue.
CURRENT HEDGEHOG SEASONAL ADVICE
Not all hedgehogs will hibernate, as our winters become milder the hedgehogs will continue to stay awake. They will only hibernate if the night temperatures are regularly below freezing and stay that way, but as they don't hedgehogs either don't hibernate at all or if they do they will sleep and the wake, sleep and wake. Hedgehogs can successfully hibernate from 450g.
So we no longer take hedgehogs in during the winter months based only on their weight. While its mild its best to keep them in the wild. So if a hedgehog is out at night and not injured it can remain in the wild.
Hedgehogs will come out in the day at this time of the year if unwell or injured, so they would need to come into the rescue, for more information please see our Found A Hedgehog Page
Please note that we are unable to offer visits to the hospital or show hedgehogs to visitors. Open days are the only times we allow the public into the hospital area of the building. Our next open day will be on 5th May 2024 - 11am - 4pm
For up to date news please visit our facebook page www.facebook.com/brockworthhedgehogrescue
our page is updated regularly and donations can be made via their secure donation button.
We are also the chosen charity for the Brockworth Garden Centre where we have a charity stand near the exit of the store.
We are supported by The Wold Garden please visit them at www.thewoldgarden.com