Blog & News


Here's the latest quarterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Working Session Report December 2023 to January 2024
  • Green Flag Community Awards 2023/24
  • New Member

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We had a good turnout of 12 members and the following jobs were completed:

  • All the repaired and new bird boxes (14 in total) were erected split between the two reserves.

  • The wildflower triangle near the entrance to the Alexandrina Plantation reserve was scarified and a long meadow seed mix...

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In a change from the norm, this session was devoted to delivering promotional leaflets for the Friends to local residences and litter picking the streets whilst doping so.

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Thirteen members attending this session and Broxtowe Council had supplied plenty of litter pickers, refuse bags and hi-vis...

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Due to the snow we had to cancel this morning's work session on Bramcote Ridge.

Nevertheless, some site users did manage to make the most of the weather conditions. 2023-12 So, it just remains to wish all our members, supporters and partners a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We'll be back in Ja...

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Minutes of Annual General Meeting - held on 6th November 2023 at 7.30pm, Bramcote Memorial Hall.

Attendance

Chair: Helene Laanest HL

Committee present: Jane Hardman JH, Steve Severn SS, Eric Curtis EC (Treasurer), Nick Woodier NW (Secretary/ minutes)

Total in attendance: 12

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Here's the latest quarterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Working Session Report July to November 2023
  • Thoresby Road Wildflowers
  • John Cox
  • Your New Committee
  • Membership Subscriptions

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Even though we had a sunny morning only 6 volunteers attended this morning’s session.

The jobs completed were:

  • The bird boxes were cleaned out although 5 were taken away for repair.

  • Eight beech saplings were planted in the gaps in the hedgerow.
  • Much of the overgrown vegetation alongsid...

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We had seven members turning up for this morning’s session and considering three of our regulars were unable to attend today this was a reasonable number.

  • Following the really heavy rain and thunderstorm we had over this past week, the priority was to clear the bridle path of the amount of soil...

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The AGM of the Friends of Bramcote Ridge will be held on Monday 6th November at 7:30pm in the Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote and all members are invited.

Any member wishing to raise an agenda item or to nominate another member for the committee should send the item or nomination in writing...

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Despite the perfect morning for working we only had 5 volunteers attending.

We installed the six new Green Flag Community Award notices for 2023/2024 and cleared some overhanging branches on the main paths.

Two of the group cleared the broom that was encroaching onto the heathers that a...

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