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12 volunteers attended this morning's working session and the priority was to clear vegetation from many of the paths. The following jobs were completed:

  • The path alongside the Sandy Lane entrance was cleared of encroaching grass and 300 litres of bark chippings were laid. We shall need the same a...

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A sunny, but cool spring morning saw 10 volunteers attend today's session. The jobs completed were :

  • The wildflower area near Brookside Ave was raked over and the usual annual cornfield seed was sown. Let's hope we have a little rain fairly soon to help germination.

  • The wildflower area at the...

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Following the decision to cease holding regular meetings and produce quarterly newsletters instead, you can download the latest newsletter from the Friends here.

Featured in this issue:

  • Update On Planned New Path (Entrance From Markham Road)
  • Working Session Report for January to March 2017
  • G...

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A warm sunny morning saw eight volunteers attend this session. The lower than usual number was due to some of our regulars being ill and some being away for the weekend. Nevertheless, there were enough willing hands to complete the following jobs:

  • The last four sections of edging to the path alo...

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Due to the heavy rain on Sunday 5th, the planned work session was postponed until Tuesday 7th.

As it was only possible to contact a limited number of people we only had 5 members attend this rescheduled session. Despite the depleted number of volunteers we still managed to complete the essential j...

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Today's session saw a reasonable turnout of 10 members on what was a reasonably mild and dry morning.

The following jobs were completed:-

  • Our two regular litter pickers did the usual collection from both reserves.
  • An area of broom which had reappeared on the perennial wildflower area was clear...

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Following the decision to cease holding regular meetings and produce quarterly newsletters instead, you can download the latest newsletter from the Friends here.

Featured in this issue:

  • Details of the New Management Plan and future projects. The map below will help to identify the location of...

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On a very overcast but dry morning we had 10 members attending. The January work session has always been the month when we have the big litter collection and Broxtowe Borough Council collect everything on the following day. Even though there was not a lot of the usual paper/bottles/plastic cartons...

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For the last work session of 2016 we had another good turnout of 13 members, on a day which was ideal for working.

We finally cleared the last few trees that had been growing within the avenue of trees and started on clearing some of the sawn off branches. We will complete this next month...

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Notes of AGM Meeting held on Monday 7th November 2016 at 7:30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

18 members present. Apologies from D. & M. Woodward, A. Evans, C. Metcalf, K. & S. Ravnkilde, C Bridgwater. Norman Clyde-Watson was in the Chair.

1.Matters Arising from AGM 2015

  • AOB: Change of Constitu...

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