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Isle of Wight woman dedicated to helping wild birds hangs up hat

AN ISLE of Wight woman dedicated to helping rehabilitate orphaned, sick and injured wild birds has hung up her hat due to ill-health. 

Kay Ounsworth, of IW Wild Bird Rehabilitation, which is known fondly as Mr Wally Awol and Friends, made the announcement this week. 


Emaciated horse found frozen in snow, with fresh hay out of his reach

The owners of a horse whose emaciated, frozen body was found curled up in the snow, while fresh hay was on site but out of his reach, have been banned from keeping horses for life.


Dog stolen, doused in petrol and set on fire

A severely injured dog that was doused in petrol and set on fire after being stolen has been put to sleep, her owner has confirmed.

Detectives described the "horrific" and "targeted" attack as part of a "ongoing dispute" and have arrested a man.


Powys osprey found dead on north Wales beach

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of death of an osprey from Powys which was found dead on a beach in north Wales.

Police say the bird from the Dyfi Osprey Project in Machynlleth was discovered on Criccieth beach in Gwynedd shortly before 6pm on Tuesday July 26.