Reader Christopher Carr suggests we look after hedgehogs at this time of year. Hedgehogs are in trouble – research by People’s Trust for Endangered Species shows that hedgehogs have declined by 30% in the last 10 years alone and there are now thought to be fewer than one million left in the UK.

Hedgehogs ready for hibernation will be really glad to find shelters before cold winter arrives. Give them a cosy safe haven where they can happily hibernate until Spring