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Thetford Town Council are recruiting

Thetford Town Council are recruiting for a new Countryside and Planning Officer Thetford Town Council manages several wonderful open spaces including the SSSI Barnham Cross Common, woodlands, and the Little Ouse and Thet riverside areas. Thetford Town Council are a project lead on the Brecks Fen Edge Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme, and we are a […]

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BFER Newsletter 2nd Edition July 2021

View this email in your browser BFER NEWSLETTER 2nd EDITION – JULY 2021 Welcome to our second newsletter Hello! And welcome to the second edition of the Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme’s newsletter. We’re going to trial producing this newsletter on a monthly basis, so that we can make this a really […]

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BFER Newsletter 1st Edition June 2021

View this email in your browser BFER NEWSLETTER 1ST EDITION – JUNE 2021 Welcome to our first newsletter Hello! And welcome to the first edition of the Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme’s newsletter. We’re going to trial producing this newsletter on a monthly basis, so that we can make this a really […]

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Team day out: Testing water in the Norfolk Countryside

Team day out: Testing water in the Norfolk Countryside On a beautiful Wednesday in May the BFER team ventured to Snetterton in Norfolk to test water for our Citizen Science: Testing the Waters project delivered by the Freshwater Habitats Trust. We were given two grid references where we had to test each small water bodies […]

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Bury St Edmunds Trout Club Grant Awarded

We were fortunate to have beautiful spring weather when we met up with members of the Bury St Edmunds Trout Club at West Stow Country Park to discuss their project ‘Rewilding the Lark.’ Through BFER’s 3rd Party Grant Fund, this project has been awarded a £2,500 grant. ‘Rewilding the Lark in the Park′ is a […]

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Open Water Lifeguard Training

Exciting opportunity for free training giving career and volunteering opportunities – apply by 5 May! Open Water Lifeguard Qualification three-day training, free to participants, priority to applicants who live in or near the Brecks. Need to be aged 16 by 29 May, to be a confident swimmer including underwater and outdoors (able to swim 400 […]

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NEW JOB ROLE – VEO POST – NOW ClOSED

WE’RE HIRING! We are looking for an enthusiastic new member of our fantastic team to be our Project Support Officer! This exciting role will support all BFER delivery including administration and work on our website and social media. Click here to view the job on Suffolk Jobs Direct or visit suffolkjobsdirect.org and enter ‘Brecks’ as […]

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First Citizen Science Zoom Session a Success

On Thursday 18th February we saw the first of three online zoom sessions hosted by BFER and the Freshwater Habitats Trust for the Citizen Science: Testing the Waters project. The aim of the project is to use new technologies, specifically environmental DNA testing and low cost, rapid result, nutrient pollution test kits. It also aims […]

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New Job Role – now closed for applications

WE’RE HIRING! We are looking for an enthusiastic new member of our fantastic team to be our Project Support Officer! This exciting role will support all BFER delivery including administration and work on our website and social media. Click here to view the job on Suffolk Jobs Direct or visit suffolkjobsdirect.org and enter ‘Brecks’ as […]

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Sustainability Support project takes shape for BFER partners

BFER partners have been busy at two recent workshops, developing the direction and content for the Scheme’s Supporting Sustainability Project.

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