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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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With several members on holiday we only had 8 volunteers on what was a really pleasant sunny day without it being too warm. The jobs completed were as follows:

  • Yet another extra step was installed in the area just beyond Walter's seat. This probably won't be the last as the erosion on this path is...

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The two local nature reserves managed by The Friends of Bramcote Ridge have, once again, been awarded the Green Flag Community Award for 2018-2019. This is the tenth consecutive year they have obtained this award, and it is a fitting tribute to the hard working volunteers who regularly devote th...

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Due to heavy snow today's work session was regettably cancelled, but here's a couple of photos.....


The Friends are always looking for extra pairs of hands to help out or to simply support their work, so...

  • to find out when the next work session will take place, click here, or
  • to fi...

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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:

  • Work Session Report October to December 2017
  • Green Flag Community Award 2017/2018 and 2018/2019
  • Duke of E...

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Notes of AGM Meeting held on Monday 6th November 2017 at 7:30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

25 members present. Apologies from Stan Heptinstall, Viv Chamberlain. Norman Clyde-Watson was in the Chair.

1. Matters Arising from AGM 2016

  • Tree stumps on the left of the path, Markham Road site, have...

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A perfect autumn morning saw our best turnout of the year with 18 people coming along, including one young person undertaking his Duke of Edinburgh bronze award accompanied by his mother.

Today had been set aside for the planting of 1700 crocus corms, some of which had been given to us by Woll...

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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:

  • Further Update On Planned New Path
  • A Blooming Success
  • Broxtowe Borough Council Needs Your Views
  • Work Se...

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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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