Breaking New Ground

Reconnecting People with The Brecks

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  1. Having a Wild Time with Wings Over The Brecks

    Having a Wild Time with Wings Over The Brecks

    The BNG team spent 2 days at High Lodge over the February half term, to support the wild activities on offer from the RSPB.  We took along badge making and colouring in, to add to the nest box making, nature trail and lucky dip.  The first Sunday …

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  2. Revealing Records

    Revealing Records

    On the 24th January, 18 of us gathered at Gressenhall Workhouse & Farm for "Revealing Records", a BNG project discovering the archeology of the Brecks. The presentation was given by Claire & Heather from the Norfolk Historic Environment …

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  3. Second Community Grant from the ‘People’s Pot' Awarded

    Second Community Grant from the ‘People’s Pot' Awarded

    Breaking New Ground  is delighted to award its second community grant to the ‘Brecks Landscape Patterns’ art project.   The ‘Breaking New Ground’ Landscape Partnership Scheme has a small grants fund available to support individuals, …

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  4. First community grant from the ‘People’s Pot Grant Fund’ awarded.

    First community grant from the ‘People’s Pot Grant Fund’ awarded.

    The Breaking New Ground Landscape Partnership is delighted to award the first community grant of £3100 to the ‘Sandlines’ creative writing project. The ‘Breaking New Ground’ Landscape Partnership Scheme has a small grants fund available to …

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  5. In the Frame

      More than fifty enthusiasts braved the cold but bright weather at West Stow on 13th December for the third Brecks Building Skills day. They heard Rick Lewis from Traditional Oak Carpentry speak on new-build construction using green oak …

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  6. Meet Breck the Dragon

    Meet Breck the Dragon

    A suprising participant in the Breaking New Ground Scheme! Last month Norfolk Wildlife Trust delivered a session in Great Hockham School as part of the Brecks Uncovered project.   "It went really well, the teachers and students were both very …

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  7. Exciting New Research Project Begins

    Exciting New Research Project Begins

    Unravelling the Mysteries of the Brecks’ Warrens and Lodges On a slightly soggy Saturday in November, a large group of potential volunteers gathered at Oak Lodge in Thetford Forest.  The weather failed to dampen their enthusiasm to learn about …

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  8. Rabbits that can't Burrow?

    Rabbits that can't Burrow?

    On Thursday this week (6th November 2014) I went to meet up with Anne Mason of the Breckland Society at High Lodge, Thetford Forest. It was a clear, still autumn day - the colours in the forest are amazing at the moment! With the ‘Internal …

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  9. Exceptional Education Projects: Opportunities for Brecks Schools

    Breaking New Ground is running 37 projects as part of it's scheme, with 6 specifically targeted at education.  The team are currently contacting schools within the project boundary to sign them up to one or more of the projects on offer.   The …

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  10. Student Link: Design Competition with West Suffolk College Launched

    Student Link: Design Competition with West Suffolk College Launched

    Yesterday (4th November) Nick met with students from West Suffolk College’s Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment to launch an exciting design competition. The students were asked to produce a design for the restoration …

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