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We had an amazing turnout of 16 members this morning and 6 children with them. Fortunately the weather was kind to us again so we were able to complete most of the planting.

  • Some of the plug plants were still very small so it was agreed to leave these for another month to establish themselves....

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We had an excellent turnout of 15 volunteers for this morning’s work session, so were able to complete all the scheduled jobs for this month which included the following:

  • Overhanging and collapsed vegetation on the path leading from the entrance on Thoresby Road were cleared 2. The areas around...

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Here's the latest quarterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Green Flag Community Award 2021-2022
  • New Benches
  • Hedge Laying
  • Working Sessions Report October to December 2021
  • Plans for Improving Habitats to Attract More Pollinators and Other Species

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We had another good turnout this morning with 12 members attending. We also had the Mayor of Broxtowe, Chris Riley from the Council and one of the Bramcote councillors come along too.

Chris spoke to us about future plans for developing the different habitats to make the areas more suitable for t...

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On a cold but at least dry morning we had nine members turning out and the jobs completed were:

  • All bird boxes were cleaned out and nearly all had been used. As always a few older ones were falling apart and we need to replace these in the next few months.
  • The bridle path was once again swept...

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Notes of AGM meeting on 1st November 2021 held at 7.30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

14 members present. Apologies were received from Sheila Hardy, Norman and Clare Clyde-Watson Alan Evans, Eric and Mary Curtis, John Cox, Michael and Vivian Chamberlain, Eileen Fewkes and Andy Blackham

1. Chair'

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We had 13 members this morning plus three young children being supervised by their parents.

It was a pleasant November morning which also saw the first Redwings of the autumn arrive. The litter picking was carried out as usual but the rest of the group spent the morning clearing the worst of the...

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Here's the latest quarterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Green Flag Community Award 2021-2022
  • AGM
  • Working Sessions Report July to September 2021
  • Welcome to New Members

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

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Our AGM, the first since 2019 due to the pandemic, will be held on Monday 1st November at 7:30pm at the Bramcote Memorial Hall (Church St, Bramcote, NG9 3HD).

As usual we have a fun packed night to look forward to with the usual highlights of the Chair's summary, the Treasurer's report and much...

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We had eleven members this morning on what was a perfect autumn day and were really lucky after the rain we have had this week.

The jobs completed on the reserves were as follows:

  • The two alcoves at the beginning of the main path leading from Markham Rd were cleared of the new growth that had...

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