Welcome to The Donkey Sanctuary's press office based at the charity's main Sanctuary near Sidmouth in Devon.
In addition to sending out regular press releases, we handle all enquiries from the press and broadcast media about our worldwide work and can quickly source the information you need or put you in touch with expert spokespersons. We also have access to high quality images and film and would welcome you to visit our main Sanctuary to learn more about our work.
Dawn Vincent | Head of Communications
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1395 573097
Nicola Ash | PR Manager
Direct Line: +44 (0)1395 573124
Mobile: +44 (0)7970927778
Simon Pope | Rapid Response and Campaigns Manager
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1395 574618
Jo Rooke | Internal Communications Manager
Paula Legg | Supporter Communications Officer
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1395 573134
Lauren Colvin | PR Administration Assistant
Direct Line: +44 (0) 1395 573122
Latest press releases
Visit The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth this summer for a donkey adventure, including the Around the World Trail and a fun interactive experience.
There are activities for all the family at The Donkey Sanctuary this summer. Open from 9am every day, the Sanctuary’s holiday activities will begin on 21 July and will run every day until 3 September.
A man who failed to trim his donkeys’ overgrown hooves, leading three of them to suffer in pain, has been fined by magistrates.
James Derek Pickford (DOB 30/01/1935), of Lowe Hill, in Leek, Staffordshire, was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to three donkeys and failing to meet the needs of seven donkeys following a trial at North Staffordshire Justice Centre this week.
Campaigners from The Donkey Sanctuary and the RSPCA Australia have been in Darwin in the Northern Territory this week, talking to government officials about the donkey skin trade and an emerging threat to wild donkeys in the country.
Australian donkeys are at risk from the growing global trade that is wiping out populations of working and wild animals, devastating impoverished communities, and causing widespread animal suffering.
For an interview, further information or images, please contact our press team.
If you would like to send a message, please send an email
+44 (0) 1395 573097
+44 (0) 7970 927778