Forever homes sought for adorable rescue puppies that usually cost thousands

The RSPCA is appealing to find forever homes for a group of rescue pups that normally cost thousands when bought from a breeder.

The toy poodles crossbreeds, who have been staying at the charity's Sheffield Animal Rescue Centre, are old enough to be placed into new homes.

Sheep rescued from Bridgewater Canal

A SHEEP was rescued from a canal.

Two firefighters, wearing special wet suits, went into the Bridgewater Canal at Red Brow Lane in Daresbury to lead the animal to safety.

Otter rescued from sewage works

Firefighters in Derbyshire had one of their more unusual - and probably smelliest - call outs Tuesday, 2nd August. 

Rescuing cats stuck up trees may be something of a cliché, but otters trapped in sewage works? That's a new one on us - and we suspect it was for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) too!

Ancient woodland an hour from Belfast opens to public after 500 years

An ancient woodland an hour away from Belfast has opened to the public for the first time in more than 500 years.

The Woodland Trust conservation charity hopes Mourne Park will now become a popular visitor attraction, having bought 156 hectares of the 212 hectare site last year. It is currently raising funds to buy a further 46 hectares.