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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Thank You Norman and Sheila
  • Your New Committee
  • Working Session Report: January to March 2019
  • And Finally...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Broxtowe's Clean And Green Campaign
  • Green Flag Community Award
  • Work Session Report October to December 2018

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A dry cloudy morning and eleven members were present. The jobs completed were:

  • An Ivy clad Hawthorn that had collapsed onto the bridleway earlier this week was cut down and moved away from the path. Part of the tree was still alive so it will hopefully regrow to fill in the gap. Two other trees on...

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Despite steady drizzle, and several regulars having already let me know they couldn't attend today, we still had a good turnout of 14 volunteers. The jobs completed were as follows:

  • The wildflower area alongside Thoresby Road was enlarged so that it is now about double the size it was. The grass w...

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On a very cold but sunny morning we had ten members attend today's session and between us we completed the following jobs.

  • Four of the group again swept the leaves from the bridle path.
  • The usual litter pick was completed on both reserves.
  • The rest of us concentrated on clearing overhanging b...

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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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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

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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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This work session fell on another bank holiday weekend, but this time we had a very reasonable turnout of ten members on a beautiful spring day with not a cloud in the sky.

The ridge at the moment is looking really good with bluebells, wild garlic and cowslips in flower and very little litter aro...

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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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