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We had seven members turning up for this morning’s session and considering three of our regulars were unable to attend today this was a reasonable number.

  • Following the really heavy rain and thunderstorm we had over this past week, the priority was to clear the bridle path of the amount of soil...

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The AGM of the Friends of Bramcote Ridge will be held on Monday 6th November at 7:30pm in the Memorial Hall, Church Street, Bramcote and all members are invited.

Any member wishing to raise an agenda item or to nominate another member for the committee should send the item or nomination in writing...

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Despite the perfect morning for working we only had 5 volunteers attending.

We installed the six new Green Flag Community Award notices for 2023/2024 and cleared some overhanging branches on the main paths.

Two of the group cleared the broom that was encroaching onto the heathers that a...

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After a day of non stop rain on Saturday we were relieved to have a bright morning for today’s session.

  • We had 10 members attending and two of us spent most of the time removing the Green Flag Community Award notices for 2022/23 ready for replacing with the 2023/24 notices.
  • They also cleared...

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Here's the latest quarterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Green Flag Community Award 2023/2024
  • Working Session Report April to June 2023
  • Mayoral Recognition

Click to Download (pdf)

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

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We are very pleased and proud to be able to announce that our two reserves have been awarded the Green Flag Community Award for 2023/2024. This is the fifteenth consecutive year we have received this award, which recognises that our sites are well-maintained and are a safe and welcoming place to...

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On a pleasant morning we had 6 members attending this morning's session.

  • We concentrated on paths etc on Alexandrina Plantation and the main two we cleared were one leading down the steps just after “Walter’s seat” which had been severely overgrown mainly with broom but also some gorse. 2023-07b
  • Whils...

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We had a reasonable attendance of nine members on a sunny and warm Sunday morning.

Now that things are growing rapidly the work today was centered on pruning and cutting back overgrown paths. In particular we cleared a well used path that leads off the main circular path on Alexandrina Plantation...

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On 10th May, representatives of the group attended a certificate awarding ceremony by the outgoing Mayor of Broxtowe, Councillor David Grindell, on behalf of the Friends of Bramcote Ridge.

The certificate is awarded in recognition of The Friends' conservation work and assistance to the council in...

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We had 9 volunteers this morning on what turned out to be a warm and sunny day.

The large overhanging laurel hedge at the bottom end of the bridle path that leads to Brookside Ave was cut back.

Some of the group concentrated on the Markham Rd reserve and here the rapidly growing bracken etc alo...

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