Breaking New Ground

Reconnecting People with The Brecks

News Archive

  1. New Arrivals on Weeting Heath

    New Arrivals on Weeting Heath

    The last few weeks have seen the return of the stone curlews into the Brecks after their long migrations from Africa. And thanks to our Wings Over the Brecks project, a partnership between Breaking New Ground, the RSPB, Norfolk Wildlife Trust and the …

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  2. School Children Discover the Brecks Uncovered

    School Children Discover the Brecks Uncovered

    Visits to local schools by project partners, Suffolk Wildlife Trust have been a great success - as feedback from teachers shows. On the 14th of April Suffolk Wildlife Trust visited Forest Academy, Brandon and Elveden Academy as part of our Brecks …

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  3. May Newsletter

    Read our May Newsletter here  

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  4. April Newsletter

    Read our April Newsletter here  

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  5. Breaking News - World's First "Elemoth" to be Released in the Brecks.

    Breaking News - World's First "Elemoth" to be Released in the Brecks.

    Breaking New Ground is very excited to announce a truly ground-breaking project in the Brecks the likes of which has never before been witnessed in this sleepy landscape, at least not for a few thousand years. Scientists at Japan’s ‘Detchiage’ …

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. March Newsletter

    Read the March Newsletter here  

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  10. 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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