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We had 11 members turnout out this morning on a dry cloudy morning. The numbers were less than recent sessions but as often happens on a bank holiday weekend several regulars were away on holiday.

Today we concentrated on getting the two wildflower areas ready for new seed to be sown.

  • The area...

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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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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:

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

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The newsletters are added to the website a few weeks after paid members rec...

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After a cold few days this morning was a perfect winter morning without a cloud in the sky and feeling pleasantly warm.

We had another great turnout with 17 volunteers which included two new people who intend to become members. Today was the second part of our helping in Broxtowe's Clean and G...

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Today we had another excellent turnout of 16 members on what turned out to be a dry and mild morning.

As we had agreed to take part in the Council's Clean and Green campaign the Mayor and Mayoress of Broxtowe visited us today. They addressed our group and thanked us for helping to maintain this...

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Notes of AGM Meeting held on Monday 5th November 2018 at 7:30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

22 members present. Apologies from E Fewkes, A Evans, C Clayton, R. Smith, C. Bridgwater, S, Heptinstall, K & S. Ravnkilde, M. Woodward.
Norman Clyde-Watson was in the Chair

1. Matters Arising from AGM

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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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