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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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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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