Latest Press Releases for 2011

SHEILA DIBNAH MAKES A SPLASH AT THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARYSHEILA DIBNAH MAKES A SPLASH AT THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY
Sheila Dibnah, widow of the late Steeple jack Fred Dibnah, delighted staff by visiting the National Seal Sanctuary, paying tribute to a rescued seal pup which had been fondly named by staff after her late husband...More>>
CHARITY DOG SHOW AT THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARYCHARITY DOG SHOW AT THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY
The National Seal Sanctuary hosted a fun dog show on Sunday 25th September in aid of Merlin´s Magic Wand. There were a total of fifteen fun classes on the day including Best Puppy, Best Veteran and Prettiest and Handsome Bitch and Dog respectively...More>>
Rescued Seal Pup Andy Murray Ranks Number One at the National Seal SanctuaryRESCUED SEAL PUP ANDY MURRAY RANKS NUMBER ONE AT
THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY

The National Seal Sanctuary has rescued its first official seal pup of the season, commencing what is sure to be a hectic rescue season for the Sanctuary's Animal Care Team...More>>
National Seal Sanctuary finds out what's lurking on Cornwall's beachesNATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY FINDS OUT WHAT´S LURKING
ON CORNWALL´S BEACHES

The National Seal Sanctuary worked in partnership with the Marine Conservation Society for it´s annual Beach Watch Big Weekend; the only national volunteer clean-up and survey in the UK...More>>
Badger Rescue at the National Seal SanctuaryBADGER RESCUE AT THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY
The National Seal Sanctuary performed an emergency rescue operation to save an injured badger. ...More>>
Rescued seal brings some Bolton wonder to the National Seal SanctuaryRESCUED SEAL BRINGS SOME BOLTON WONDER TO THE SEAL SANCTUARY
The National Seal Sanctuary performed an emergency rescue to save a seal stranded on Porthgwarra beach in West Cornwall...More>>
Two day old pup is rescuedTWO DAY OLD PUP IS RESCUED
The National Seal Sanctuary has rescued it´s first pup of the season, a staggering three months before expected...More>>
Public Asked to Go On Seal WatchPUBLIC ASKED TO GO ON SEAL WATCH
Cornish seafarers, coastal residents and anyone visiting the seaside are being asked to keep an eye out for seals over the next few months...More>>
UK's oldest common seal finds love at the National Seal Sanctuary in GweekUK´S OLDEST COMMON SEAL FINDS LOVE
Babyface is meant to be enjoying his retirement quietly, but the UK´s oldest common seal has found love again at the National Seal Sanctuary in Gweek...More>>
Seal Pup Makes Surprise Return to SanctuarySEAL PUP MAKES SURPRISE RETURN TO THE SANCTUARY
Grey seal pup Petunia is about to become the first casualty in 20 years to be released by the National Seal Sanctuary...for the second time!... More>>
Environmental Beach Litter Artist brings exhibition to the National Seal SanctuaryENVIRONMENTAL BEACH LITTER ARTIST BRINGS EXHIBITION TO
THE NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY

The National Seal Sanctuary has welcomed artist Jane Rose who has completed an amazing exhibition using litter found on different beaches to increase awareness of the problem... More>>
BACK TO THE WILDBACK TO THE WILD
The weight has finally arrived for 6 more grey seal pups recovering at the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek on 22nd March 2011. Since doing the last release in February, these 6 pups have now reached the release weight of 40 kilos, one pup in particular is nearer the 50 kilo... More>>
The Joke´s on us - when nosey seal steals the show!THE JOKE´S ON US - WHEN NOSEY SEAL STEALS THE SHOW!
Chaff the South African fur seal had the last laugh when he wore staff member Steph´s red nose. Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary raised money for comic relief on Red Nose day by telling jokes. Any bad jokes resulted in a fine... More>>
Merlin brings Magic to the ChildrenMERLIN BRINGS MAGIC TO THE CHILDREN
On Sunday 80 members of the West Cornwall Branch of the National Autistic Society enjoyed a fabulous day here at the National Seal Sanctuary courtesy of Merlin´s Magic Wand... More>>
BABY NEEDS A RATTLEBABY NEEDS A RATTLE
Seal experts at the National Seal Sanctuary have had to adapt training for one of the newest and oldest residents at the Sanctuary... More>>
Podgy Penguins on New Year dietPODGY PENGUINS ON NEW YEAR DIET
Potbellied penguins at Gweek Seal Sanctuary have been put on a diet - and are proving just as reluctant to get on the scales as any New Year heavyweight... More>>
Boo Leads The Charge!BOO LEADS THE CHARGE!
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary have released seven seal pups on Monday 24th January 2011...some of them having spent five months in the Sanctuary's care... More>>
FIRST IN, FIRST OUT FOR PUPS AT THE SANCTUARYFIRST IN, FIRST OUT FOR PUPS AT THE SANCTUARY
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary will finally say Goodbye to four seals receiving rehabilitation at the Sanctuary over the winter months.... More>>
GHOST HUNT AT THE SEAL SANCTUARYGHOST HUNT AT THE SEAL SANCTUARY
The UK's only radio station dedicated to matters paranormal have been searching for signs of afterlife at the National Seal Sanctuary on Sunday 16th January... More>>
DIVA SEAL CELEBRATES 30TH BIRTHDAYDIVA SEAL CELEBRATES 30TH BIRTHDAY
Diva Seal Snoopy a resident Grey Seal at the National Seal Sanctuary in Gweek, Cornwall will this January 29th celebrate her 30th birthday... More>>
BID FOR IT - LOVED ITBID FOR IT - LOVED IT
Gweek was pleased to give Hannah Davies and her boyfriend Chas a guided tour of the Sanctuary, which had been purchased as a Christmas present via the West Briton's web site Bid 4 It... More>>

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