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Friends of Horsbere Brook Work Days​

We meet on the third Friday of the month to help with management activities at Horsbere Brook Flood Alleviation Scheme.

  • Friday 20​th October 10 am – 12 - Willow clearance. Meet at pond.
  • ​Friday 17th November 10 am – 12 - Willow clearance and burning. Meet at pond.
  • Friday 15 th December 10 am – 12 - Hedge planting. We will be planting more along the new hedgeline. Meet by main gate or find us in the hedge (on the main track). Please bring a spade if you have one.
  • Friday 19th January 10 am – 12 – Woodland Management. We will be carrying out woodland management in the newly planted woodland. Meet in the community woodland behind the pylons.
  • Friday 16th February 10 am – 12 – Woodland Management. We will be carrying out woodland management in the newly planted woodland and mulching around the newly planted trees. Meet in the community woodland behind the pylons.

Horsbere Brook FAS, Barnwood Link Rd, GL4 3HR​

For further information please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk​ or 01452 303206​​​​

​Friends of Hucclecote Work Days

  • ​Friday 13th October 10 am – 12 - Scrub clearing. We will continue with last years project of clearing scrub around the edges of far SSSI fields back to the fenceline. This will limit the loss of grassland to scrub and will make our path clearing summer activities in 2018 less extensive!
  • ​Friday 10th November 10 am – 12 - Hedgerow restoration. We will be working to reweave the new growth on all hedges since their laying. Some areas have suffered from being trampled so we will restore these areas with new stakes and laying and weaving new growth.
  • Friday 24th November  10 am – 12 - Scrub clearing. We will continue with last years project of clearing scrub around the edges of far SSSI fields back to the fenceline. This will limit the loss of grassland to scrub and will make our path clearing summer activities in 2018 less extensive!
  • Friday 8th December 10 am – 12 – Hedgerow Restoration. We will be preparing the next section of hedge for laying.

  • Monday 18th December 10 am – 12 – Annual Hucclecote Meadows Reindeer Hunt

    Drop by the meadows and join the hunt for hidden paper reindeer. Have fun with make and take crafts. The event will run in all weathers, so wrap up warm and join the fun! A charge of £1 per child includes all activities. There is no need to book – just turn up! The meadows are flat and easy walking (but can be muddy). For further information please contact Felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk 01452 303206​​

  • Friday 12th January 10 am – 12 – Hedgerow Restoration. We will be preparing the next section of hedge for laying.

  • Friday 9th February 10 am – 12 – Hedgerow Restoration. We will begin laying the hedge.

Hucclecote Meadows, Lobleys Drive, Abbeymead, Gloucester, GL4 5YG.

Please meet by the main field gate on Lobleys Drive at 10 am or find us in the fields. For further information please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk

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