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A fine and warm morning saw 18 members attending, which again was another excellent turnout.

  • Today’s work was concentrated on clearing the smaller paths on Alexandrina Plantation as well as cutting back overhanging vegetation alongside the main paths and the bridle way. 2022-06a
  • Four of the group tac...

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Probably because of the bank holiday weekend we had only 10 volunteers coming this morning.

  • We did clear the bridle path and as well as soil that had been washed down being removed the whole path was cleared to its full width and it had a really thorough sweep. DSCN8523
  • Two of the group went round all...

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We had another good turnout of 16 volunteers and once again we were fortunate with the weather.

Today’s jobs completed were as follows:

  • The rest of the plug plants (about 250) were planted in the the areas designated for perennial wildflowers on both reserves. 2022-04b
  • An alcove alongside the circu...

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We had an amazing turnout of 16 members this morning and 6 children with them. Fortunately the weather was kind to us again so we were able to complete most of the planting.

  • Some of the plug plants were still very small so it was agreed to leave these for another month to establish themselves....

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We had an excellent turnout of 15 volunteers for this morning’s work session, so were able to complete all the scheduled jobs for this month which included the following:

  • Overhanging and collapsed vegetation on the path leading from the entrance on Thoresby Road were cleared 2. The areas around...

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Here's the latest quaterly newsletter from the Friends.

Featured in this issue:

  • Green Flag Community Award 2021-2022
  • New Benches
  • Hedge Laying
  • Working Sessions Report October to December 2021
  • Plans for Improving Habitats to Attract More Pollinators and Other Species

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We had another good turnout this morning with 12 members attending. We also had the Mayor of Broxtowe, Chris Riley from the Council and one of the Bramcote councillors come along too.

Chris spoke to us about future plans for developing the different habitats to make the areas more suitable for t...

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On a cold but at least dry morning we had nine members turning out and the jobs completed were:

  • All bird boxes were cleaned out and nearly all had been used. As always a few older ones were falling apart and we need to replace these in the next few months.
  • The bridle path was once again swept...

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Notes of AGM meeting on 1st November 2021held at 7.30pm at Bramcote Memorial Hall.

14 members present. Apologies were received from Sheila Hardy, Norman and Clare Clyde-Watson Alan Evans, Eric and Mary Curtis, John Cox, Michael and Vivian Chamberlain, Eileen Fewkes and Andy Blackham

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We had 13 members this morning plus three young children being supervised by their parents.

It was a pleasant November morning which also saw the first Redwings of the autumn arrive. The litter picking was carried out as usual but the rest of the group spent the morning clearing the worst of the...

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