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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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For the last work session of 2016 we had another good turnout of 13 members, on a day which was ideal for working.

We finally cleared the last few trees that had been growing within the avenue of trees and started on clearing some of the sawn off branches. We will complete this next month...

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On a cold morning we had an excellent turnout of 16 members so were able to tackle some quite strenuous jobs.

  • More work was done on the double avenue of trees we started on last month. Today we cut down all the trees which had grown in the centre of the avenue which were mostly fairly small in thi...

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Despite four of our regulars being unavailable today we still had nine volunteers on a perfect sunny October morning and still completed the scheduled jobs. These were:

  • Carrying out minor repairs to two of the steps leading from Thoresby Road.
  • Litter picking on both reserves.
  • Removing invasive...

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Another good turnout of 12 members this morning resulting in a very productive session.

The jobs we completed were as follows:

  • The bridle path was cleared of mud and tree debris and then swept.
  • The steps leading down to Thoresby Road were also cleared of debris and swept and the pavement are...

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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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