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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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After being told by six of of our regulars that for a variety reasons they were unable to attend today's session I was quite surprised that we managed to get nine members attending. It was a sunny morning and with little breeze and also quite warm.

  • Many paths were now getting overgrown and even th...

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After several humid days this morning was much fresher with just a few bits of very light rain. We expected today's turnout to be low as several people had already confirmed they would be missing for one reason or another and this is what happened with only 8 volunteers coming. We still managed to...

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We had 11 members turnout out this morning on a dry cloudy morning. The numbers were less than recent sessions but as often happens on a bank holiday weekend several regulars were away on holiday.

Today we concentrated on getting the two wildflower areas ready for new seed to be sown.

  • The area...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Thank You Norman and Sheila
  • Your New Committee
  • Working Session Report: January to March 2019
  • And Finally...

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

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