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Today we had another excellent turnout of 16 members on what turned out to be a dry and mild morning.

As we had agreed to take part in the Council's Clean and Green campaign the Mayor and Mayoress of Broxtowe visited us today. They addressed our group and thanked us for helping to maintain this gr...

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The forecast of light rain thankfully turned out to be wrong so we had a cloudy but dry morning to work in. Today we had 13 volunteers and we completed the following jobs:

  • The bridle path was cleared of leaves and tree debris.
  • Several overhanging dead branches on the bridle path were cut down a...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Green Flag Community Award: Some Responses
  • Wildflower Areas
  • Unwanted Tools
  • Work Session Report July to September 2018

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The newsletters are added to the website a few weeks after paid...

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On a perfect autumn morning we had a brilliant turnout of 18 volunteers which included four new members, all young and fit!

  • Contractors had been clearing all the burnt gorse and broom since last Wednesday (3rd) and are coming back on Monday (8th) to complete the chipping and to spray the bracken...

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With several members on holiday we only had 8 volunteers on what was a really pleasant sunny day without it being too warm. The jobs completed were as follows:

  • Yet another extra step was installed in the area just beyond Walter's seat. This probably won't be the last as the erosion on this path is...

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On another hot and sunny day we had 11 members turn out which was quite good as 3 of regulars were away for the weekend. Work completed on both reserves was as follows:

  • The six new Green Flag signs for 2018/2019 were erected.

  • Two paths that were badly overgrown were cleared.
  • Broom w...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • An Appeal from the Chair
  • Green Flag Community Award
  • Pathway Application
  • Work Session Report April to June 2018
  • Unwanted Tools
  • Wildflower Areas and Fire Damage

    Click to Download (pdf)

The newsletters ar...

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The private land recently sold at auction lies to the east of the Sandy Lane bridleway and runs as far as the public footpath between Kingsdown Mount and Heather Rise. It covers an area of 11.5 acres.

Whilst this land is adjacent to the two local nature reserves, known as Alexandrina Plantation L...

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Following the decision to cease holding regular meetings and produce quarterly newsletters instead, you can download the latest newsletter from the Friends here.

Featured in this issue:

  • Work Session Report January to March 2018
  • Practical Conservation Volunteers
  • Membership and Other News
  • M...

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The two local nature reserves managed by The Friends of Bramcote Ridge have, once again, been awarded the Green Flag Community Award for 2018-2019. This is the tenth consecutive year they have obtained this award, and it is a fitting tribute to the hard working volunteers who regularly devote th...

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