Breaking New Ground

Reconnecting People with The Brecks

News Archive

  1. Work Placement: Kathryn at Suffolk Wildlife Trust

    Work Placement: Kathryn at Suffolk Wildlife Trust

    As part of Breaking New Ground, we are funding 12 work placements across our projects to give people the opportunity to gain experience in conservation, heritage and other roles such as film making. Kathryn Falkner started volunteering at Lackford …

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  2. UK first as experts use GPS to keep tabs on elusive stone-curlews

    UK first as experts use GPS to keep tabs on elusive stone-curlews

    Great news from our Ground Disturbance project: For the first time in the UK, scientists working in the Brecks are using high-tech GPS tags to study the movements of one of the country’s most threatened birds, the stone-curlew.   Stone-curlews, …

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  3. August Newsletter

    Read our August Newsletter here

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  4. July Newsletter

    Read our July newsletter here:    

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  5. Morning Birds and Birdsong at Santon Downham

    Morning Birds and Birdsong at Santon Downham

    Early on Saturday 23rd April, Murray Brown, the RSPB Brecks Community Engagement Officer, along with two volunteers, met at Santon Downham to lead a “morning birds and birdsong” walk in Thetford Forest. The walk was well attended, not only …

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  6. New Project: Flintstones, St Mary, West Stow

    New Project: Flintstones, St Mary, West Stow

    We had some great applications to this year's People's Pot Small Grant fund, and we're delighted to announce that we are able to provide each of the projects with some funding. Over the next few weeks we'll introduce each of the new projects. Next up …

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  7. June Newsletter

    Read our June newsletter here:    

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  8. A Visit to the Ice Age Brecks

    A Visit to the Ice Age Brecks

    Realising it was my last chance I grabbed the opportunity to attend Ice Age Brecks 3 on 21st May. This was the third and final of a series of Geology Day Schools presented by Norfolk Geodiversity Partnership, one of our Breaking New Ground project …

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  9. #30DaysWild in the Brecks!

    #30DaysWild in the Brecks!

    Could you do something wild every day for a month? 30 Days Wild is a campaign by the Wildlife Trusts to encourage everyone to feel happier, healthier and more connected to nature by doing something wild every day for thirty days this June. No matter …

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  10. New Project: A Platform for Wildlife

    New Project: A Platform for Wildlife

    We had some great applications to this year's People's Pot Small Grant fund, and we're delighted to announce that we are able to provide each of the projects with some funding. Over the next few weeks we'll introduce each of the new projects. First …

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