Volunteers needed to feed Formby’s Red Squirrels November 13th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Uncategorized Shares Comments New volunteering opportunities have become available at the National Trust, Formby, to help improve the conservation of the red squirrels. Rachel Miller, the Red Squirrel Field Officer at the National Trust, is encouraging Formby residents, who have a keen interest in the rare species, to get in touch about becoming a red squirrel feeder. The National Trust are looking to build a team of squirrel feeders to take over the supplementary feeding at the reserve. Ideally, those in the team would be able to commit to one day per week and feed the squirrels at about 10am. Rachel Miller said: “We are looking for people who will be willing to talk to visitors about red squirrels and update them on what’s happening with red squirrel conservation. ”This is an excellent opportunity to talk to people about red squirrels throughout the stronghold and in the wider community and promote the work that we all do.“ If you are interested you need to apply online at myvolunteering.nationaltrust.org.uk and search for Formby. For further information contact Justin Matthews, who is co-ordinating the team, on 01704 874 949. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!