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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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32 members present. Apologies Michael & Vivian Chamberlain.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and expressed thanks to all members who had helped with the grass mowing which had gone well.

  • A new Worksheet will be with members shortly.
  • Funding is being sought for further hedging....

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22 members present.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting including Geoff Fewkes, who was visiting, and gave Notices as follows:-

  • He re-capped issues from previous Newsletters .
  • Unfortunately, Bramcote Park had not been awarded a Green Flag this year.
  • The Hedgerow planted earlier...

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There has been excellent support of activities by members over the summer.

  • Monday 6th June - An enjoyable conducted walk was taken by 16 members around Attenborough Nature Reserve led by Bill Wheatley.
  • Monday 4th July - An evening walk round the Ridge, led by John Appleton, explored areas new to...

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14 members present. Apologies from Walter Grauberg.

Norman Clyde-Watson gave Notices as follows: -

  • A letter has been received from a local resident - Tina Newton - expressing her thanks to the Friends for their work in keeping the Ridge as a place to enjoy, to sit, relax, exercise and admire t...

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33 members present. Apologies from Alan Evans, Iris Clark, Mary Hodges.

Norman Clyde-Watson gave Notices as follows: -

  • 4 specimen Silver Birch trees have now been planted on the lower triangle of land on the Ridge. Thanks to helpers for this and also to those who removed the dead wood from the...

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26 members present. Apologies from Alan Evans, Rod & Barbara Dexter, MaryCurtis.

Norman Clyde-Watson (Chairman) thanked members for their support of the Hedgerow Planting.

Details have been sent to press - see copy of Beeston Express, dated Fnday 4th March. There was also a display of photo...

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20 members present. Apologies from Norman Clyde-Watson, Sheila Hardy, Iris Clark, Barbara & Rod Dexter.

Clare Clyde-Watson in Chair (co-opted for the evening) welcomed Friends to the 1st meeting of the Year and reported :-

  • Thanks to the Friends who attended the litter collection on Jan. 23rd....

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32 members present with apologies from Laurence Cooper.

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

Chairman's Report (Copy on file)

The Committee had met 4 times. It had been an active and well supported year. A raffle had raised £28 for Notts Wildlife Trust. We had...

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25 members present with apologies from Iris Clark and Margaret Woodward.

Norman Clyde-Watson in Chair - welcomed Friends to the meeting and gave notices: -

  • The mowing/ grass moving weekend was exceptionally well supported despite awful weather, the grass being moved in double-quick time. Many...

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