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Friends of Danby Wood (FoDW): The Norwich Fringe Project supports many “Friends” groups around the area. On Saturday 16th November Matt Davies led a workday with the FoDW where 32 volunteers from nearby Eaton Rise cleared glades, cut back ivy, picked litter and planted over 100 trees. We had a good fire going to burn the brash which left me with a rosy glow at the end of the day. Tim, who is a regular volunteer with the Norwich Fringe Project and an Eaton Rise resident brush-cut the glade. Continue reading Other News

Clearing A Glade With The Friends of Danby Wood

Saturday 21st October 2017

It was time for another work day with the Friends of Danby Wood (FoDW) – a community group set up by the Eaton Rise Residents’ Association (ERRA). The group is one of many Community Groups that Matt and the Norwich Fringe Project supports. Continue reading Clearing A Glade With The Friends of Danby Wood

Final Cut of the Season

Wednesday 13th September 2017

During a trip to Marston Marsh a few weeks back to do some emergency boardwalk repairs Matt noticed that the path borders needed a final cut before winter. So, on Wednesday we had a break from Thorpe Marriott and met at Marston Marsh instead.  A one kilometre wheelchair friendly path runs around the marsh funded by the Eaton Village Residents’ Association through a grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The path means that users can get around the marsh all year round (apart from the few times when flooded) so it is always fairly busy with many dog walkers and other walkers.  Continue reading Final Cut of the Season

Marston Marsh and Danby Woods – A Miscellany of Jobs

Thursday 8th June & Friday 9th June 2017

This week our Volunteers caught up with a backlog of jobs on Marston Marsh and Danby Woods.

Marston Marsh on Thursday 8th June saw the team replacing a closing post on a kissing gate and clearing out a drain. The Closing post had rotted and was due for replacement. Paula, Keith, Rob and Robert set to work removing the side rails and digging out the old post. Continue reading Marston Marsh and Danby Woods – A Miscellany of Jobs