Stories from our isolation bubbles

In these confusing and rapidly changing times that we are experiencing, all of us here at the Fringe Project felt it was really important to keep in contact. To kick this off, Matt sent round an email to our volunteers asking them to send in their antidotes, stories and photos of what they have been up to during this time so that we could share them. Continue reading Stories from our isolation bubbles

Thank you for the steps

Over the past few weeks you may have seen our band of volunteers working away at rebuilding a flight of wooden steps on the northern end of Caistor Roman Town (Venta Icenorum). The existing steps after many years of feet, hooves and paws needed to be replaced. Continue reading Thank you for the steps

A Special Thank You

Monday 21st May 2018

Last year, when we were doing our usual winter coppicing work, we spent a few days tackling and cutting back some Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum) and Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) stands within a site managed by the Broadland District Council, Spring Plantation near Taverham. At the time, we were working alongside Annie Sommazzi (Broadland District Countryside Officer) to remove some of the larger stands, thereby allowing more light in, to reach the woodland floor and to allow the native trees and plants found onsite to flourish once again. Continue reading A Special Thank You

Spring Plantation – We’re Back

Thursday 9th March 2017

It is a lovely Spring morning as we gather at Spring Plantation in Taverham to continue our clearing of the Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum) and Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) that is found onsite. Luckily, we have a few more people today and we are all keen to start cutting down the large stands and allow more light into this part of the woods. Continue reading Spring Plantation – We’re Back