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Eleven members came to today's session. Amongst the tasks undertaken...

  • Two members cleared the numerous areas of bramble and other vegetation that was overhanging the bridle path

  • Another two did the usual litter pick and at the same time washed the various signs dotted about the reser...

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11 members attended today's session and for the first time this week it was sunny and dry!

  • Three of the smaller paths were completely blocked with a mixture of bramble, nettles, bracken and hogweed so we cleared these.

  • Two of the group also cleared the thick mud which always accumulate...

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With several of our regulars on holiday we still managed to have 9 people turn out on a very sunny day and the following task were undertaken:

  • the bridle path was swept to clear the accumulated tree debris and overhanging branches were cut back.
  • all main paths on both reserves were also cleared...

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As the two wildflower areas were not rotovated until May 13th it was necessary to organise an additional session on May 16th, when six of us raked the areas to a fine tilth and then sowed the seed. We should, hopefully, still get a colourful display from July onwards.

The grass was then...

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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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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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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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