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Community events

We are sorry but all work events have been cancelled until further notice in line with government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

Friends of Horsbere Brook work days

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

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

We'll be caring for our woodland trees in the community woodland - mulching, re-staking 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.

Friday 17 April 10am to midday - Fencing the new woodland

We'll be stock proof fencing our new woodland trees. Find us in the new woodland - in the corner of The Mound by the large metal field gate (under the pylon). Please email for a map!

Friday 8 May 2pm to 5pm  Mulching the Mound hedge

We'll be caring for our new hedgerow trees around The Mound. Mulching suppresses weed growth and gives our new trees a nutrient boost. Find us in the hedge around The Mound. Bring a bucket if you have one.

Friday 22 May 10am to midday - Path Trimming in the Long Meadow

We will be trimming path edges around the Long Meadow.  Find us in the Long Meadow. We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday 31st May 2 - 5 pm - Refurbishing Bug Hotels

Join us in the orchard as we renovate last years bug hotels. We will start in the Orchard and then move to the hotels under the pylon by the railway. Bring with you - empty toilet roll tubes, egg boxes, old bricks, broken terracotta pots, fabric and any other non-plastic items which bugs may like! Please email for a map.

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 10 am, or find us in the fields.

Friday 10 April 1pm to 3pm - Path Trimming - Hucclecote Meadows

We will be  trimming path edges around the main meadows. 

Friday 15 May 10am to midday -  Pulling Goats Rue - Green Lane Reserve

Goats Rue is an invasive species which quickly takes over. We pull it annually. Please meet down the far end of the reserve (the Appleton Way entrance). We look forward to seeing you!

Friday 12 June 10am to midday -  Ragwort Pulling - Hucclecote Meadows

We pull ragwort annually to stop it spreading. Please wear long sleeves and trousers to this event. We look forward to seeing you!

Great British Spring Clean at Robinswood Hill Country Park

Sunday 5 April 1pm to 4pm

Join us as we take part in a giant litter pick as part of the 2020 Keep Britain Tidy, Great British Spring Clean. We will be litter picking all around the hill - so why not join us? We will meet in the main car park (by the visitors centre) at 1pm and will return to this point at 2:30pm before setting off again. Why not drop by if you have any time to spare? We look forward to seeing you! Further details can be found on The Keep Britain Tidy website

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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