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  1. The Hungry Caterpillars of Weeting Heath

    The Hungry Caterpillars of Weeting Heath

    Weeting Heath is  home to the Lunar Yellow Underwing moth (Noctua orbona). This nocturnal species is recognised by its central crescent and yellow hindwings.  Now confined to the Brecks and a couple of small holdings on the Salisbury plains, it is …

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  2. Booking Now Open for the IBA Watercolour Workshops

    Booking Now Open for the IBA Watercolour Workshops

    This year’s series of watercolour workshops are now open for booking! The workshops will take place at Santon Downham Village hall throughout the year, with each workshop starting with a talk about an aspect of Brecks wildlife, and then moving on …

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  3. Work Experience Opportunities Available With Local Film Production Crew

    Work Experience Opportunities Available With Local Film Production Crew

      We are offering a work experience opportunity for two Norfolk or Suffolk based people (ideally Brecks) with an interest in film and photography to further their experience and get ‘hands on’ with industry equipment with a vibrant Emmy …

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  4. March Newsletter

    Read the March Newsletter here  

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  5. Brecks Military History - Training the Volunteer Troops.

    Brecks Military History - Training the Volunteer Troops.

    The Suffolk Records Office (SRO) presented a training session for volunteers working with the Brecks Military History Project on the 19th February. 6 volunteers together with Peter Goulding, who is leading the project on behalf of The Breckland …

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  6. February Newsletter

    Read the February Newsletter here!

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  7. January Newsletter

    Read our latest Newsletter here!

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  8. Progress on the Brecks Forest Way

    Progress on the Brecks Forest Way

    Much progress has been made on creating the Brecks Forest Way project, delivered by Norfolk Trails. The trail will link Brandon and Thetford along the Little Ouse river. It will have several circular route options and be suitable for walking, cycling …

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  9. December Newsletter

    Read our December Newsletter here!

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  10. Flint Rocks!

    Flint Rocks!

    Our new exhibition at Ancient House in Thetford explores the many facets of flint; everything you ever wanted to know about flint but were afraid to ask! From fossils to flakes and soldiers to strike-a-lights, ‘Flint Rocks!’ presents the …

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