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Today saw one of our best turnouts to date with with 15 members attending. With such a good showing, we were able to complete the following jobs:

  • Litter picks on both reserves.

  • The daffodils on Thoresby Road side were dead-headed (to make the area look tidier but more importantly to stre...

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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:

  • Working Session Report February to April 2016.
  • Wildflower Areas.
  • Looking Ahead.
  • Summer Walk.

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10 members were at today's session and we were again lucky to have a sunny morning. Sadly the edging to the path which was replaced last month had been removed so first of all we had to cut new pieces of branches.

The jobs we completed today were:

  • Replacing the two sections of edging to the...

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A good turnout of 13 members on a cold but dry morning. We had three specific jobs today. These were:

  • The final two sections of the edging to the path alongside the wildflower area were completed today.

  • A number of dead gorse bushes near the rocky outcrop on Alexandrina Plantation were...

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After 24 hours of continuous rain on the previous day it was a relief to see the sun out this morning.

We had a good turnout of 12 members and completed the following jobs:

  • On Alexandrina Plantation we replaced a section of the edging to the path alongside the wildflower area and also s...

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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:

  • Green Flag Community Award 2015/2016 (another update).
  • Working Session Report November to January 2015.
  • ...

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Despite rain falling steadily we had ten hardy souls turn out for the traditional big new year clean up.

All areas of the two reserves were thoroughly checked and several bags of small item rubbish (cans, wrappers, bottles, carrier bags etc) were filled. There were also quite a few large items c...

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After another very stormy week there was plenty to do and luckily we had 13 members today.

The Council had mown the wildflower areas in the last few weeks and even though the cutting machine collects most of the dead vegetation the Council had asked if we could rake these areas to remove the that...

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Notes of AGM Meeting held on Monday 2rd November 2015 at 7:30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

16 members present. Apologies from MV Chamberlain, DE Swetnam, M Snow, KS Ravnkilde.

1. Matters Arising from AGM 2014

*Number of paid up Members is good, but 'Working Members' are sometimes thin on th...

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On a real autumnal day with golden/yellow leaves cascading down, spectacular spider webs showing well with the early morning dew and the landscape obscured with fog this was an ideal day for working on the ridge. We had eight members today and we completed the following tasks:

  • The bird boxes on t...

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