Celebrating half a century of conservation at Formby
The National Trust is celebrating 50 years of caring for the coastline at Formby on Merseyside.
The conservation charity says the area is of great importance for its shifting sand dunes and rare forms of wildlife.
210 hectares of beach and pine woods have been managed by the trust since 1967.
Wildlife that lives at Formby includes rare Natterjack Toads, sand lizards and red squirrels in the pine woods.
It is also much loved by locals and visitors with its stunning views that stretch out towards Wales, the Irish Sea and the Lake District.
Visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/formby for a list of events at the National Trust Formby.
However, in Ainsdale Sefton Council are showing another face, with the incoming destruction of prime wildlife habitat.