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33 members present with apologies from Alan Evans.

Norman Clyde-Watson in Chair - welcomed Friends to the meeting and gave Notices as follows:-

  • Land Clearance off Markham Road. Norman had contacted Councillors and Tim Crawford to express concern and asked for explanation and information. A r...

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30 members present including 6 juniors with apologies from Iris Clark and Lawrence Cooper.

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

  • To thank Heather & John Cox for a most enjoyable walk around Bramcote in May.
  • To thank Geoff Fewkes for arranging visit...

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21 members present with Apologies from Iris Clark and Dave & Margaret Woodward

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

  • No response to date from Breeze magazine, re photos of tree planting.
  • Norman thanked John for his efforts on 28th March to prepare site...

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34 members present + 3 children.

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

  • There was to be a Raffle after the meeting for a framed photo of the Ridge and other items, with proceeds to the Notts Wildlife Trust whose 40th Anniversary it was and were appealing...

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28 members present. Apologies from E. & M.Curtis, I. Clark, L.Cooper, W.Grauberg (arrived later)

Norman Clyde-Watson in Chair - Welcomed Friends to the 1st meeting of the Year and reported:-

Birdwatching Morning - Successful morning with a follow-up in John Appleton's garden.

Wild Flower Pl...

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19 members present. Apologies from G.Yeomans, G.Ward, A.Evans, A & H. Hollingsworth, P. Leedham.

Norman Clyde-Watson introduced the meeting as the AGM.

Chairman's Report The committee had met 5 times. Walter Grauberg, retiring Chairman, had secured Lottery funding to complete the path round t...

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25 members present with apologies from Iris Clark & Sheila Hardy.

Notes from the Chairman - Norman Clyde-Watson

  • Norman thanked everyone for all their hard work and support for "The Mowing Weekend". 26 attended the Saturday session and 16 on the Sunday morning. Geoff, in particular, was very pl...

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19 members present with apologies from Iris Clark, Heather & John Cox..

1. Article on Bramcote Ridge in 'Focus - Beeston North '. Norman introduced Steve Carr - LibDem Councillor for Beeston North to comment on the article brought to the attention of the Committee. Steve explained that Beeston...

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34 members present with apologies from I.Clark, J.Oldham & M.Hodges.

Notes from the Chairman - Norman Clyde-Watson .

  • John Appleton was thanked for all the work he had put into organising the wild flower planting project, from the distribution of seeds, the preparation of planting areas and the...

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22 members present with apologies from Iris.Clark & AAlan.Evans.

Notes from the Chairman - Norman Clyde-Watson.

  • Norman reported that 25+ people had participated in the two workdays (Sat & Sun) in March. A further two days for work on the Ridge are planned for Saturday 26th April and Sunday 27t...

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