Archive of: Appeal

  • Ekiden Relay a huge success

    Ekiden Relay a huge success

    The first ever Ekiden Relay took place on the reserve on Friday 31st May, raising over £4000 for the Discovery Centre.

  • Interview with Andy McConnell

    Interview with Andy McConnell

    Most people know Andy McConnell as the Antiques Roadshow’s hugely entertaining glass specialist. Andy lives at Winchelsea Beach and is a regular visitor to the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. In July, he is giving a talk about his extraordinary life as a fundraising event for the new Rye Harbour Discovery Centre.

  • Waitrose customers and staff support the Discovery Centre

    Waitrose customers and staff support the Discovery Centre

    Sussex Wildlife Trust was delighted to receive a cheque from Waitrose & Partners for almost £5,000 for their Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Appeal. Matthew Street, Crowborough branch manager, handed over the cheque to Emma Chaplin, Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Communications Officer. Eighteen branches across Kent and Sussex the Discovery Centre. Three more branches will soon be adding their contribution to the total. Waitrose managers decided to support the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre with their Community Matters green token scheme after spending a day volunteering at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with Reserve Manager Dr Barry Yates.

  • Run for the Discovery Centre!

    Run for the Discovery Centre!

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is looking for runners! Why not join us on Friday 31 May for an Ekiden Relay event on our beautiful nature reserve, to help raise funds for the new Discovery Centre?

  • Vote for the Discovery Centre with Waitrose Green Tokens

    Vote for the Discovery Centre with Waitrose Green Tokens

    Sussex Wildlife Trust is delighted that 21 Waitrose & Partners branches across Kent and Sussex are getting behind our new Rye Harbour Discovery Centre with their Community Matters green token scheme. They decided to support the Discovery Centre after a team of Waitrose senior staff, led by Crowborough manager Matthew Street, spent a day volunteering at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with Reserve Manager Dr Barry Yates

  • 'Buy-a-Bird' Campaign passes 50

    'Buy-a-Bird' Campaign passes 50

    The Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Discovery Centre Appeal has just passed the fifty mark for those participating in our Golden Plover Appeal.

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