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Community events

Friends of Horsbere Brook work days

We meet to help with management activities at Horsbere Brook Flood Alleviation Scheme.   

Monday 17 February 10am to midday - Half-term mulching in the Hazel Copse and Orchard

We will be mulching around trees in the orchard and hazel copse. Mulching suppresses weed growth and gives our new trees a nutrient boost. Find us in the orchard on The Mound. Bring a bucket if you have one. For further directions or a map please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk 

Friday 21 February 10am to midday - Bramble bashing Long Meadow

Join us trimming bramble and scrub from the edges of the grassland on the Long Meadow. Meet us in the Long Meadow.

Sunday 8 March 11am to 1 pm - A Mulching we will go! Mulching on the farm track hedges

We will be mulching around trees along the Farm Track using recycled christmas tree woodchip and woodchips from tree works around the city. Mulching suppresses weed growth and gives our new trees a nutrient boost. Find us on the farm track. Bring a bucket if you have one. For further directions or a map please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk 

Friday 20 March 10am to midday - The mulching continues...in the woodland

We will be caring for our woodland trees in the community woodland - mulching, restaking and guarding trees and replacing supports. Mulching suppresses weed growth and gives our new trees a nutrient boost. Find us in the woodland. Bring a bucket if you have one. 

Horsbere Brook FAS, Barnwood Link Rd, GL4 3HR

For further information please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk or phone 01452 303 206

Friends of Hucclecote work days

For events at Green Lane please meet by the kissing gate off Laxton Road, for events at Hucclecote Meadows please meet by the main field gate on Lobleys Drive at 10am, or find us in the fields.

Saturday 8 February 10:30am - 1pm - Hedgerow restoration

We will be trimming and reweaving another section of hedgerow as part of the continuing hedgerow restoration project in the meadows. Please find us in the hedge!

Friday 14 February 10am to midday - Bramble trimming - Green Lane

We will be trimming bramble and scrub from the path edges at Green Lane to prevent it encroaching the grassland. Meet by the kissing gate off Laxton Road or find us in the reserve.

Further updates and information about the reserves can be found on facebook @FriendsofHorsberebrook and @FriendsofHucclecoteMeadows

For further information please contact felicity.davies@gloucester.gov.uk

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