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Latest News – June 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from Nottinghamshire County Council Local Improvement Scheme Capital Fund. The money will allow us to continue our footpath improvements in Papplewick Dam Wood. Work will start in the summer. The July meeting of the Friends of Moor Pond Woods will be a guided…

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Monthly Meeting – May 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

The next meeting of the friends group will be on Wednesday May 29th at 7:30pm at the Village Hall. Our speaker will be Keiran Lee from the Friends of Bennerley Viaduct.

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Monthly meeting – February 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Starting on 11th February the County Council will be undertaking safety-related tree works. This may involve path closures. Please follow the on-site advice displayed  at the entrances to the woods. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 27th February at 7:30pm in the Village Hall, when Peter Hammond will be giving a talk ‘A load…

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Monthly Meeting – January 2019

Sunday, December 2, 2018

We do not meet in December. Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 30th January, when our speaker will be Margaret Crittenden, talking about ‘Bryophytes and Liverworts – the smallest plants’

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Monthly meeting – November 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Our monthly meeting in November will be at the Village Hall on Wednesday 28th at 7.30pm. Our guest Speaker, Patrick Candler, will be talking about the work of Sherwood Forest Trust.  A warm welcome to members and non-members alike. This month we are also continuing our archaeological research with volunteer work-days planned on Thursday 22nd,…

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Meetings – July 2018

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The July meeting will be on the evening of 25th. We are meeting at the Village Hall at 7.00pm for a walking tour of the project. It’s a chance to see new work and progress, and to find out about our plans for the future. New members welcome, please contact mpw@papplewick.org in advance to book…

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Meetings – June 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

The June meeting of the Friends will be the traditional skittles and barbeque evening. This is only open to members and guests, and must be booked in advance. Contact mpw@papplewick.org for details and bookings. Gedling Borough Heritage Festival takes place from June 16th until July 8th.  There will be a free guided tour of the…

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Monthly meeting – April 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Our next meeting will take place in the Village Hall at 7:30 on 25th April. David Hammond will give a presentation entitled ‘The diary of a Framework Knitter’.  Following up the presentation at our last meeting, we are also going to have a discussion with Mike Johnson and Hilary Cartmel about the proposed heritage-related feature…

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Monthly meeting – March 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

The next meeting of the ‘Friends’ will take place on March 28th 2018, at 7:30 in the village hall. We have recently agreed our Habitat Management Plan and our Archaeology Audit results. There will be an update on work carried out over the winter and a discussion about what other tasks need to be done….

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February Meeting update

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In view of the weather, and the forecast, the advertised meeting on February 28th has been postponed to another occasion.

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