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20 members present

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting and particularly Eric Curtis after his recent illness.

  • Sharpes the Florist/ Greengrocers are now stocking 'approved' bird food. Thanks to Maureen Snow for this information and to John Appleton for checking.
  • There have been r...

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28 members present.

Norman Clyde-Watson welcomed all to the meeting.

  • Geoff Smith thanked members for their ‘Get Well’ messages and basket of fruit received during his recent illness.
  • Norman reported that some young cyclists had tried to re-establish some ramps on the Ridge but these have be...

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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 B...

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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 a...

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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 organ...

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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 hedgin...

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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 earlie...

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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...

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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...

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