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Monthly Meetings – June 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Our meetings have been cancelled owing to the ‘lockdown’. We do not know when our next open public meeting will be. In the meantime… the woods are open for exercise and recreation. Please be considerate towards other users – observe social distancing and take your rubbish home.

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Monthly meeting – April 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The planned meeting, which was to have been held on April 29th has been postponed. Hopefully our talk from Peter Hammond can be re-arranged into the 2020-21 season. The paths in the woods remain open for visitors, but please avoid contact with other users.

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Monthly Meeting – March 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Our next planned meeting, at the Village Hall on Wednesday 25th March has been cancelled. The group are working on an action plan (see ‘Resources’ tab). Have a read through and email mpw@papplewick.org with your suggestions or comments.

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Monthly Meeting – January 2020

Thursday, November 28, 2019

The next meeting of the group will be on Wednesday 29th January at the Village Hall at 7:30pm. Ken Hamilton will be the guest speaker, to tell us about the Brinsley Headstocks project.

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Monthly meeting – November 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

The November 2019 meeting of the Friends will take place on the 27th at 7:30pm at The Village Hall, NG15 8FB. Emily Gillott of Nottinghamshire County Council Archaeology Service will discuss the history and archaeology of Rufford Abbey. Members and non-members welcome.

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Monthly Meeting – September 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Josh Wells of Nottingham Trent University will speak to us about the project to control flooding in Southwell by managing land-use. Non-members are welcome to attend. Our AGM will take place on October 30th See our ‘volunteering’ page for details of workdays. Line Dancing Evening, with Cliff Hall. Friday 18th October, 7pm-11pm at the Village…

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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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