Links - local list

 (last updated January 2011)

Useful wildlife emergency assistance (donations appreciated):

For wildlife casualties:

RSPCA Wildlife Centre (near Nantwich):
http://www.rspca-cheshiresouthwest.co.uk/stapeley.htm

Lower Moss Wood Wildlife Hospital (near Knutsford):
http://www.lowermosswood.org.uk/

For stray pets:

Sandbach Animal Rescue:
http://www.sandbachanimalrescue.co.uk/sar/index.htm



Local Churches

Sandbach Baptist Church:
http://www.sandbach-baptist.org.uk/

Sandbach and Alsager Methodist Circuit:
http://www.sandbachalsager.org.uk/home.html

Sandbach Methodist Church:
http://www.sandbachmethodist.org.uk/home.html

St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath
http://www.stjohnssandbachheath.cheshire.sch.uk/

Sandbach Heath, Wheelock and Hassall Green Anglican churches:
http://www.sandbachanglicans.ukf.net/

St Mary’s Church, Sandbach:
http://hometown.aol.co.uk/ianian47/mary.htm?f=fs

St Peter’s Church, Elworth:
http://www.stpeters-elworth.org.uk/

St Winefride’s RC Church, Sandbach:
http://www.corcoran.dial.pipex.com/stwinefride.htm

Wheelock Congregational Church:
http://www.wheelockcongregationalchurch.org.uk/

Wheelock Heath Baptist Church:
http://www.wheelockheathbaptist.org/m/


Local Government and Environmental Interests (not purely wildlife)

Cheshire East Council - Ranger service and Countryside Sites http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/leisure,_culture_and_tourism/ranger_service.aspx  

Sandbach Town Council:
http://www.sandbach.gov.uk/

Sandbach Clean Team:
http://www.sandbach-cleanteam.co.uk/

Sandbach - Ancient Market Town:
http://www.coldmoss.co.uk/

Sandbach History Society:
http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/Members/SandbachHS.htm

Sandbach Photographic Society:
http://www.cheshirehistory.org.uk/Members/SandbachHS.htm


Wildlife Bodies with Local Links, Groups or Connections

Cheshire Wildlife Trust (Crewe & Nantwich group, etc.):
http://www.cheshirewildlifetrust.co.uk/

South East Cheshire Ornithological Society (based in Elworth):
http://www.secos.org.uk/

A Rocha UK and International sites (Sandbach Group):
http://www.arocha.org/gb-en/index.html
http://www.arocha.org/int-en/index.html

A Rocha Climate Stewards (Brendan Bowles):
http://www.climatestewards.net/cs-int-en/home.html

Macclesfield area birds (Macclesfield RSPB)
http://macclesfieldrspb.org.uk/rspb/index.htm


Woodland Conservation and Management:

The Woodland Trust
http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/

Forestry Commission
http://www.forestry.gov.uk/


Distribution maps of Cheshire wildlife

National Biodiversity Network
http://www.searchnbn.net/

rECOrd Biodiversity Monitoring Scheme for Cheshire
http://www.record-lrc.co.uk/



County (not local) Wildlife Websites with Details of How to Submit Wildlife Records

Butterfly Conservation Cheshire & Peak District Branch
http://www.cheshire-butterflies.co.uk/

Cheshire & Wirral Ornithological Society / County Bird Recording
http://www.cawos.org/

Cheshire Dragonflies & Damselflies (NB - great pictures!)
http://www.brocross.com/dfly/dfly.htm

All Cheshire wildlife & list of wildlife bodies
http://stevemcwilliam.co.uk/recordng/index.htm


Other Wildlife News sites:

National bird sightings etc news:
http://www.birdguides.com/

Dee estuary birds:
http://www.deeestuary.co.uk/