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!
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
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
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