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Notes of AGM meeting on 4th November 2019 held at 7.30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

22 members present. Apologies from Stan Heptinstall and Cherry Foston. Helene Laanest was in the chair.

1. Matters Arising from AGM 2018

  • Golf Course land: no change from last year's update.

The following R...

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On what turned to be a dry and sunny morning, despite an unfavourable forecast all week, we had a great turnout of 15 members.

  • Three members of the Conservation Volunteers also came to clear the substantial amount of bramble and bracken that had grown alongside the hedge adjacent to the grassla...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • New Path Completed plus Other Works
  • Working Session Report: July to September 2019
  • Next Working Dates.
  • We are sorry to be saying goodbye to...

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Despite a confident forecast of heavy rain throughout Sunday morning and then moderate rain in the afternoon by the time we were ready to start work the sun was out and stayed out all morning!

We knew five of our regulars would we unable to come and perhaps the forecast put off others so we only h...

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On a perfect sunny and not-to-warm morning we had 10 members attend, and considering this was one of the last weekends of the holiday period it was quite a reasonable number.

The jobs completed were as follows :

  • The six new posters for our Green Flag Community Award for 2019/2020 were put up....

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A fine morning and a good turnout of 14 members. The jobs completed today were :

  • The cutting down and removal of a large branch that had been hit by lightning just over a week ago and was partly covering the main path on the Markham Road site.
  • One of the legs on an oak bench installed several y...

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Following a meeting on July 29th 2019 the committee of The Friends of Bramcote Ridge stated:

"Having considered the information provided so far with regard to the above-named project we see no good reason to object to the plans at this stage and are keeping an open mind. Some of the stated inte...

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The access from the corner of Markham Road onto Sandy Lane Local Nature Reserve has always been of concern due to it being very steep and both difficult and dangerous to anyone wanting to use a wheelchair, mobility scooter or even a pushchair. Our previous chairman with the help of Chris Riley fro...

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We are once again delighted to report that our two Local Nature Reserves have gained the Green Flag Community Award for 2019/2020. This is now the eleventh consecutive year we have received this award in recognition of the work we do over the year to maintain the sites.

A spokesperson for the Fri...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Entrance Path from Markham Road: Great News
  • Working Session Report: April to June 2019
  • Next Working Dates.

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

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