Latest Press Releases


New Pup Season set to be QuietNEW PUP SEASON SET TO BE QUIET
The National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek is now two months in to its 48th year of seal rescue, and over the last 8 weeks have rescued ten baby seals that have been found injured or malnourished on beaches around Cornwall.
Common, Un-common in CornwallCOMMON, UN-COMMON IN CORNWALL
The National Seal Sanctuary received calls on 9th November 2005 about an injured seal that had hauled out on the slipway by the lifeboat station in St Ives.
Public urged to leave baby seals alonePUBLIC URGED TO LEAVE BABY SEALS ALONE
Following two incidents on the same day on 3rd October 2005 when seal pups were disturbed by members of the public, three welfare organisations are urging the public not to touch newborn seal pups.
Your beach needs you!!YOUR BEACH NEEDS YOU!!
The National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek will be taking part in the Marine Conservation Society Annual Beach Clean 2005.
Sanctuary needs your Help!!SANCTUARY NEEDS YOUR HELP!!
With the start of another busy rescue season just around the corner for the staff at the National Seal Sanctuary, the team are asking for help from members of the public. The Sanctuary is predicting that around another 40-50 grey seal pups will need the help of the Animal Care Team at Gweek.
MEP Delivers By-Catch PetitionMEP DELIVERS BY-CATCH PETITION
A 20,000-signature petition calling for action to stem the slaughter of dolphins and porpoises in nets has been collected by the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek.
Somebody likes the sunshine!! Some Like It H-Otter!! New Sun Bed, RocksSOMEBODY LIKES THE SUNSHINE!!
SOME LIKE IT H-OTTER!! NEW SUN BED, ROCKS

While the rest of the country is complaining about the sunshine, two residents at the National Seal Sanctuary, Gweek are taking full advantage.
Sanctuary joins campaign to end overfishingSANCTUARY JOINS CAMPAIGN TO END OVERFISHING
The National Seal Sanctuary is marking the 13th annual "World Oceans Day" on the 8th of June, by launching a major new campaign to safeguard dwindling fish stocks. And the Sanctuary is appealing to schoolchildren to help get its campaign message across.
Seal-man comes out of RetirementSEAL-MAN COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT
The Seal Sanctuary moved to Gweek in October 1974, after the pools Ken Jones had built in his back garden at St Agnes became too small to accommodate all the grey seal pups that needed his help.
Senior citizen seal celebratesSENIOR CITIZEN SEAL CELEBRATES
The Seal Sanctuary moved to Gweek in October 1974, after the pools Ken Jones had built in his back garden at St Agnes became too small to accommodate all the grey seal pups that needed his help.
RUNNING FOR SEALS RUNNING FOR SEALS
Regular visitor to Cornwall, Jamie Luck, ran Sunday´s London Marathon on 17th April 2005 in aid of the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek.
SANCTUARY SAYS THANKS TO SEAL SUPPORTERSSANCTUARY SAYS "THANKS" TO SEAL SUPPORTERS
The National Seal Sanctuary issued a special thank you this week to the hundreds of sponsors and donors who have helped the Sanctuary take care of its biggest influx of casualties for nearly a decade.
Senior Citizen Seal CelebratesSENIOR CITIZEN SEAL CELEBRATES
Europe´s oldest grey seal will be celebrating his birthday. Magnus, who will be 37, is one of the many residents who has a permanent home at the National Seal Sanctuary.
Alpha and Arrow ReleaseALPHA AND ARROW RELEASE
The National Seal Sanctuary is planning to release two of its grey seals back into the sea on 4th February 2004.
New Year ReleaseNEW YEAR RELEASE
Three grey seals from the National Seal Sanctuary are being released this week. Roskilly, Itchen and Blyth have spent the last four months at the Sanctuary recuperating.


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