Category Archives: Community

Volunteer Day with Good Gym, 7 October

Energised volunteer morning on 7 October thanks to the good folk of Good Gym. They transferred railway sleeper to the top of Narroways Hill (kindly donated by Joe Brickley) , cleared Buddleia cuttings dumped on Church Field and built up … Continue reading

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Narroways is now officially a Local Nature Reserve!

On 12th January 2016 Narroways Millennium Green became an official Local Nature Reserve (LNR). Before then it was just a ‘Site of Nature Conservation interest’ (SNCI), which has a lower level of protection. It has been a major goal of … Continue reading

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Bioblitz event, Sunday 13 July

Narroways is holding a joint event with St Werburghs City Farm as part of the Bristol99 Project on Sunday 13 July 2014. The event runs from 10:30am until 3:00pm. The day will include nature walks led by leading local naturalists, … Continue reading

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Narroways closed on 14 June

The Narroways site will be closed from dusk on 14 June until dawn on 15 June 2014. The trustees have taken this decision because of the damage caused to the site in previous years by large numbers of people congregating … Continue reading

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What a load of rubbish

So who clears up Narroways Hill after the fireworks parties up there? 1.Well paid council operatives 2.The litter fairy 3.Four volunteer mugs grubbing around in the mud on a wet Saturday morning who would rather be somewhere else (Clue- it’s … Continue reading

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Voodoo Dolls

Voodoo Dolls needed for the following:- People who ride motorbikes on Narroways, churning up the meadow grassland and often burning out the stolen bikes. People who let their dogs crap on Narroways and don’t clear it up. People who put dog … Continue reading

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Group activities

Narroways Hill is used occasionally by other groups but the trustees should be contacted (via St.Werburghs City Farm or our email address) for any Organised Group Activities (beyond the usual dog walking, blackberrying, picnicing, sledging, didgeridoo playing, small discrete fireworks party sort … Continue reading

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Safer routes to Fairfield School

This summer, Bristol City Council tried to impose urban street lighting along all the footpaths by Narroways with no consultation of local residents and organisations. With the support of local councillor Jon Rogers we gained a consultation period during which … Continue reading

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