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IN CELEBRATION OF BADGERS

Today is National Badger Day, and since we think they can get something of a bad re, we thought we’d share a few facts about the history and lifestyle of these beautiful creatures. Badgers are short, stout, powerful animals that live in underground ‘setts’ that can extend well over 50… Read More
06
October
2020
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HARRIS LAMB HOLDS FUNDRAISING DRIVE FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

Harris Lamb has raised more than £500 to fund vital cancer care and support. The funds have been raised by selling tickets for a luxury hamper prize draw in place of its traditional coffee morning in support of Macmillan Cancer Support, with the winning tickets to be selected this week. Read More
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September
2020
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SIMON’S 500-MILE PLEDGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

A planning consultant at Harris Lamb has pledged to raise awareness of mental health issues and funds for charities supporting those battling them following the suicide of a close friend. Simon Hawley has joined forces with three other friends to each run 500 miles over the course of a year… Read More
29
September
2020
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ALL ABOUT THE BATS

Are you just batty about these oft-misunderstood winged wonders? This month sees International Bat Night take place on the last Saturday of August, and the Bat Conservation Trust is keen to involve people in dispelling the myths, increasing the understanding about the welfare of these protected species and raising… Read More
21
August
2020
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WILD THINGS!

This week marked the beginning of the Wildlife Trust’s 30 days Wild initiative, and Team HL have their cameras ready to hit the great outdoors and get involved. The organisation’s initiative encourages people to experience the great outdoors and undertake 30 Random Acts of Wildness throughout the month of June,… Read More
04
June
2020
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WILDLIFE ON YOUR DOORSTEP

Head of Environment Holly Smith wants us to use the dedicated outdoors time we’ve been allowed in these unsettling times to appreciate the wonderful wildlife that we all too often take for granted. It seems that after several weeks of storms and bitterly cold weather, we all grabbed the opportunity… Read More
27
March
2020
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BUSINESS RATES HOLIDAYS FOR KEY SECTORS HIT BY CORONAVIRUS

Andrew Hulbert, Director of Business Rates, on the special measures being put in place by the Government as businesses struggle to cope with the coronavirus crisis None of us could have foreseen the confusing, concerning and often frightening circumstances the UK finds itself in today. The past four weeks has… Read More
18
March
2020
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READY FOR A WET AND WILD WEEKEND?

Rob Harrison, Principal Ecologist, on the importance of getting involved with World Wetlands Day next month. This weekend will see us mark a crucial day in the ecological calendar: World Wetlands Day takes place on Sunday February 2nd,  raising awareness for this vital ecosystem. The global awareness day aims to heighten appreciation… Read More
28
January
2020
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HELP US TO HELP THE HOMELESS IN BIRMINGHAM

With elusive artist Banksy having posted one of his most poignant pieces to date in Birmingham City Centre this month, it seems a good time to invite more people to support Team HL in its mission to help the homeless this Christmas. Every year, Harris Lamb invites employees and clients… Read More
10
December
2019
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STOP BADGERING THEM!

Remember reading The Wind In The Willows as a child? The Badger featured in the fearsome foursome didn’t get the kind of grief our little black and white friends do these days, but maybe he didn’t set up home in the way of a proposed development… The past few weeks… Read More
02
December
2019
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