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18 Members present. Apologies from Lawrence Cooper.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all and reported: -

  • Wild Flower Sowing - Broxtowe B.C will be preparing the lower area of the Ridge with weed reduction and rotovation so that members can sow seeds to create a Wild Flower area (on Sunday 15th Apr...

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25 Members & Guests present. Apologies from Walter Grauberg.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the 1st meeting of the Year and reported:-

  • Spring Litter Clean - was well supported. The amount of litter appeared to be less than in previous years which was encouraging.
  • Birdwatch - Sunday 2...

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31 members present with no apologies.

Norman Clyde-Watson in Chair - welcomed Friends and gave his report:

Chairman's Report - (Copy on file)

  • Norman reported that Maureen Snow had been co-opted to the Committee.
  • He then gave details of a busy and active year including the granting of the G...

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25 members present. Apologies - none.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and informed them of the following Notices.

  • The September mowing had been replaced this year with Broxtowe BC cutting the grass and collecting at the same time. This had been very successful and was seen to be...

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20 members present

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and particularly Eric Curtis after his recent illness.

  • Sharpes the Florist/ Greengrocers are now stocking 'approved' bird food. Thanks to Maureen Snow for this information and to John Appleton for checking.
  • There have been rep...

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28 members present.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting.

  • Geoff Smith thanked members for their ‘Get Well’ messages and basket of fruit received during his recent illness.
  • Norman reported that some young cyclists had tried to re-establish some ramps on the Ridge but these have been...

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21 members present. Apologies from G.Smith, W. Grauberg, R&B Dexter, G.Ward

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and gave the following Notices:

  • Geoff Smith had been admitted to hospital. The Friends send their good wishes for a speedy recovery.

  • Following complaints to Broxt...

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20 members present. Apologies G.Davies

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and gave the following Notices:-

  • Tree & Hedgerow planting sessions had been well supported and the work was completed successfully in good weather.
  • We had received good publicity in The Beeston Express and...

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30 members present. Apologies L.Cooper & M.Hodges

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and expressed thanks to all members who had attended the Community Litter Sweep. 25-26 people turned out and included some local residents and rubbish was removed and later collected by Broxtowe BC...

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31 members present with Apologies from P Anderson.

Norman Clyde-Watson in Chair - welcomed Friends and gave his report:­

Chairman's Report - (Copy on file)

  • Norman reported that meetings and activities had been well supported.
  • Following the loss of Geoff Fewkes, the work involved in organis...

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