A busy few weeks and now an abrupt stop!

It all seems a bit surreal not having our workdays to look forward to. We get the occasional two week break but not having any workdays planned and no prospect of these returning in the near future because of the threat of the Coronavirus is strange. I have been out with the Project for at least eight years and some volunteers are within reach of getting their long-service medals. Continue reading A busy few weeks and now an abrupt stop!

Maintaining the Infrastructure

We get plenty of opportunity to build things around our patch which we enjoy doing because there is always something solid and tangible to show for our work. Recent workdays have enabled us to practice many of our building skills and fix and create structures to the benefit of our sites and the people that use them. Continue reading Maintaining the Infrastructure

Days out with Friends

The Norwich Fringe Project support many Friends Groups around our area and our Volunteers recently worked with two of these groups to support them in managing their projects. The Friends Groups usually work in one area looking after a single site or several sites within their locality. Matt at the Fringe Project works with these groups writing a conservation management plan for their sites and leading them on their workdays. Continue reading Days out with Friends

Another flight of Steps

Our first outing for 2020 was to Caistor St Edmund where we began replacing a flight of steps on the northern edge of the site. The original plan was to replace the most worn steps and install edging for the whole flight to prevent further erosion. However, it quickly became apparent that the steps were in such a poor condition that they all needed replacing. Continue reading Another flight of Steps