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A very damp October morning saw seven hardy folks attending today's work session.

  • Three days ago some very antisocial person (or persons) had a fire on the edge of the football pitch and burnt a lot of metal cans, a couple of metal rods and then poured purple paint over the lot. It took one member...

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Despite at least 4 of our regulars being away on holiday, we still had a respectable turnout of 9 members for today's session.

  • As it has been several months since the bridleway was attended to, five of us spent the session clearing away all the soil that had washed down from the hills along with p...

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A sunny morning saw 11 volunteers attend, which was an excellent turnout considering that several regulars were away on holiday .

Apart from the usual two people who carry out the litter pick on both reserves, the priority for the rest of the group was cutting back vegetation on many of the lesser...

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We had a good turnout of 14 volunteers today, which included three newcomers. New folk coming to help out is always great (especially as they were younger than any of our usual regulars!). They said they'd enjoyed themselves so we are hopeful they will come again.

The priority today was more veget...

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12 volunteers attended this morning's working session and the priority was to clear vegetation from many of the paths. The following jobs were completed:

  • The path alongside the Sandy Lane entrance was cleared of encroaching grass and 300 litres of bark chippings were laid. We shall need the same a...

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A sunny, but cool spring morning saw 10 volunteers attend today's session. The jobs completed were :

  • The wildflower area near Brookside Ave was raked over and the usual annual cornfield seed was sown. Let's hope we have a little rain fairly soon to help germination.

  • The wildflower area at the...

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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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Due to the heavy rain on Sunday 5th, the planned work session was postponed until Tuesday 7th.

As it was only possible to contact a limited number of people we only had 5 members attend this rescheduled session. Despite the depleted number of volunteers we still managed to complete the essential j...

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Today's session saw a reasonable turnout of 10 members on what was a reasonably mild and dry morning.

The following jobs were completed:-

  • Our two regular litter pickers did the usual collection from both reserves.
  • An area of broom which had reappeared on the perennial wildflower area was clear...

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On a very overcast but dry morning we had 10 members attending. The January work session has always been the month when we have the big litter collection and Broxtowe Borough Council collect everything on the following day. Even though there was not a lot of the usual paper/bottles/plastic cartons...

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