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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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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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We had eleven members this morning on what was a perfect autumn day and were really lucky after the rain we have had this week.

The jobs completed on the reserves were as follows:

  • The two alcoves at the beginning of the main path leading from Markham Rd were cleared of the new growth that had...

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We only had seven members this Sunday morning even though the weather was ideal, but perhaps this was because it was the end of a bank holiday week.

The jobs completed were:

  • The overhanging bramble and nettles were cut down on the bridle path and it was also swept to clear the accumulated tree...

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We had an excellent turnout of 13 members today on what was a pleasantly cool morning.

  • The priority was clearing all the minor paths on Alexandrina Plantation, some of which had become completely impassable whilst others needed attention to clear overhanging bramble, bracken etc.
  • We also cl...

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Only five members turned out today. Others were perhaps put off by the forecast of rain, but fortunately we missed that. Despite lower than usual numbers, we still however managed to complete some essential tasks.

  • One of the steps we put in several years ago had partly rotted and this was rep...

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It was cloudy but warm with light rain forecast for later on. There were ten members present today and between us we completed the following:

  • Gravel keeps getting washed down onto the road at the Sandy Lane entrance so this was swept up and moved to the path alongside the wildflower area which...

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It was a very sunny and warm morning for this month’s session and we had six members turn out.

The Thoresby Road wildflower area had been rotovated earlier this week after having been treated with weedkiller almost two months ago. This made raking it over fairly easy...

... and then the see...

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On a really pleasant sunny morning we had a total of eight people attending and ensured that no more than six met together and were socially distanced at all times.

These eight included two 14 year olds doing there D of E bronze award with there dads who worked with them.

  • Most of the edging...

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